Alexandra Ossola

Alexandra Ossola is a science writer based in New York City. You can follow her on Twitter @alexandraossola.

Articles by Alexandra Ossola

Bird IQ Tests: 8 Ways Researchers Test Bird Intelligence

December 09, 2015 — A crow is supposedly as smart as a 7-year-old. Here’s how scientists figured that—and other facts—out.

NOAA Selects Florida’s Biscayne Bay as a Habitat Focus Area

March 05, 2015 — Conservationists hope that intervening at a pivotal moment can save it from disaster.

World’s Oldest African Penguin Fights Skin Cancer

December 18, 2014 — Tess, a resident of the Pueblo Zoo, received radiation therapy and is doing well.