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Jonathan Balcombe

Jonathan BalcombeJonathan Balcombe is a biologist with a PhD in ethology, the study of animal behavior. His books include Pleasurable Kingdom, Second Nature, The Exultant Ark, and What a Fish Knows – a New York Times best-seller now available in fifteen languages. His next book for grown-ups, Super Fly, will be published May 2021 by Penguin Books. A children`s storybook about a boy and a fish is also scheduled for publication in 2021. Jonathan does professional editing for aspiring and established authors, and he has taught courses in animal behavior and sentience for the Viridis Graduate Institute, and Humane Society University. He lives in southern Ontario where in his spare time, he enjoys biking, baking, birding, Bach, and trying to understand the neighborhood squirrels.



Pre-Conference Presentation:
The sentient world of fishes







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