Author Bio

James Gaines

James Gaines

James Gaines is a freelance science journalist currently living in Seattle, Washington. His work has appeared in outlets such as Atlas Obscura, Inside Science, SciShow, The Seattle Times, and UndarkHe was born in Texas, grew up in a cabin in the woods, and once had a pet alligator snapping turtle for about two hours. He's been an REI member since 2019.

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