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Bob Zink releases compilation of columns

Curious facts and fascinating insights into nature from a scientist outdoorsman.

How do predator–prey cycles get started? Should we worry about black bear attacks in the woods? Robert Zink (EEB) offers short answers to sometimes complicated questions. In his new book, The Three-Minute Outdoorsman, Zink distills the latest science news into three-minute bursts of lore for the layman explaining how deer use the earth’s magnetic field for orientation and how porcupine quills are advancing new ideas about delivering inoculations, and more.