Lila Higgins

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

Guest/KCRW Staff

Director of the community science program at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Alligator mating season is about to hit Southern California. A ton of them are already in the area. They’re actually just a few inches long, and weigh about an ounce.

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A Southern Californian    community science project    is dedicated to studying the biodiversity of the region’s snails and slugs.

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A Southern Californian community science project is dedicated to studying the biodiversity of the region’s snails and slugs.

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