Susanna Mann

Wildlife Technician

Wildlife Technician

Susanna Mann on KCRW

California deserts are unique in the world, but heat and drought threaten plants and animals with extinction.

In Our Backyard No. 6: Life in the desert demands resilience, especially when lightning strikes

California deserts are unique in the world, but heat and drought threaten plants and animals with extinction.

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