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John Pickrell

John Pickrell is an award-winning journalist, the author of Flying Dinosaurs and Weird Dinosaurs, and the former editor of Australian Geographic magazine. He is currently Nature’s Asia-Pacific Bureau Chief. He has worked in London, Washington, DC and Sydney for New Scientist, Science, Science News, Australian Geographic and Cosmos. John’s articles can also be found at Nature, National Geographic, Scientific American, BBC Focus, the Guardian and the ABC. He has been a finalist in the Australian Museum’s Eureka Prizes three times, won an Earth Journalism Award and has been repeatedly featured in The Best Australian Science Writing. He was the editor of the 2018 anthology. He studied biology at Imperial College in the United Kingdom and has a Master of Science in taxonomy and biodiversity from the Natural History Museum, London. Find him on Twitter @john_pickrell.

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