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Megan Shersby

Editorial and digital co-ordinator at BBC Wildlife Magazine, and

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Megan is the editorial and digital co-ordinator at BBC Wildlife Magazine. She writes features and sections for both the print magazine and, and looks after the letters, photography competition, the weekly e-newsletter and the social media accounts. She also contributes to Prior to joining BBC Wildlife in 2016, she gained a degree in BSc(Hons) Animal Science, undertook behavioural research on zebras and dwarf mongooses, and worked in environmental education for a number of conservation charities. She is very interested in UK wildlife that is often overlooked, particularly moths and bush-crickets, or species that have evolved to survive in difficult habitats, with features on olms (cave salamanders) in Slovenia, arapaima (very big fish) in Guyana, and the role of hippos as ecosystem engineers in Zambia.

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