DR. GARY WEITZMAN, is a veterinarian and President of the San Diego Humane Society, former CEO of the Washington Animal Rescue League, and host of public radio's Animal House. ALINE ALEXANDER NEWMAN is a longtime contributor to National Geographic Kids magazine and a former teacher. She's a life-long animal lover who has written over 50 magazine stories about animals from dogs to cheetahs to dolphins. Her previous books for National Geographic include How to Speak Dog, co-authored with Gary Weitzman; Ape Escapes! And more True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly, and one of Amazon's picks for Best Children's Books of 2013, Animal Superstars! And More True Stories of Animals with Amazing Talents.
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