Ronan Donovan Social by Nature
Talks

Social by Nature

  • Ronan Donovan, Photographer
Venue: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Muriel Kauffman Theatre, Kansas City, MO, United States
Date + Time:
  • January 8, 2019
    7:30 pm
  • January 9, 2019
    7:30 pm
Date + Time:

What's a human? We are, at our core, social mammals. We build relationships, communicate, reproduce, establish territories, and adapt to shrinking resources. In these ways, we're no different than other social mammals.

Chimpanzees, wolves, gorillas, and bears are among the most charismatic of the mammals we know. We identify with them as species, groups, and even as named individuals. They're also under threat.

Join biologist turned photographer Ronan Donovan as he talks about his work in documenting these animals and what we, as fellow social mammals, can learn from them.

Ronan Donovan
About the speaker
Ronan Donovan, Photographer

Photographer Ronan Donovan reveals how closely we can identify with—and what we can learn from—our fellow social mammals.

Speaker Highlights
Spent an entire year living inside Yellowstone National Park for National Geographic
Has traveled to all seven continents
Was accepted into the Photo Society of National Geographic in 2017

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