DeLene Beeland is a science writer who loves the natural world, spanning from seas to mountains. She writes for regional and national US science media outlets and universities. Her nonfiction book, The Secret World Of Red Wolves: The Fight to Save North America’s Other Wolf, was published in 2013. DeLene resides in Asheville, North Carolina, where she loves taking long hikes in the Appalachian Mountains. Author photo by Camilla Calnan.