Susan is an evolutionary biologist and a former adjunct professor at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. She is the author of several books, including Rhythms of Life: Thyroid Hormone and the Origin of SpeciesEaten: A Novel (a polar bear attack thriller) and Polar Bear Facts and Myths (also available in French, German, Dutch, and  Norwegian). Susan is the principal at Pacific Identifications Inc. and blogs at www.polarbearscience.com.