This week on the Sausage of Science, Chris and Cara chat with Dr. Patricia Wright, a tropical biologist, conservationist, and primatologist at Stony Brook University. Dr. Wright shares her delightful origin story, involving a rock concert and night monkey in New York, in addition to her decades-long experience working with non-human primates in various regions, and words of wisdom for the future of our planet.

To learn more about Dr. Wright, check out her webpage at, and find her research team, Centre ValBio, at…lbio/index.html or on twitter @CentreValBio.

The Sausage of Science is produced by Cara Ocobock and Chris Lynn, with assistance from Junior Service Fellow Caroline Owens for the Public Relations Committee of the Human Biology Association. The song in the soundbed is “Always Lyin’” by the Morning Shakes.
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