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The Wild Life - The Wild Life 6th March 2020
Revisiting the Metamorphosis Metaphor with Dr Martha Weiss

Revisiting the Metamorphosis Metaphor with Dr Martha Weiss

Ahead of next weeks #CitizenScienceFriday where we talk to Katie-Lyn Bunney of the Monarch Joint Venture, we wanted to revisit an old favorite as a context filler for some of what you will hear...and because we love the topic!

Starting at a young age, we are all introduced to this idea, an idea that we carry with us and adapt, and reapply as a metaphor for our own lives---this idea of becoming something new, beginning again as something better. But behind this idea is a process, and despite our lifelong exposure, most don’t really know what exactly is going on In the Season 1 Finale of The Wild Life, Devon and Richard expose the mystery of metamorphosis, what happens inside the chrysalis, whether or not a butterfly remembers or a caterpillar knows, destroy the metamorphosis metaphor, and build it anew, all with the help of Dr. Martha Weiss of Georgetown University.

Read the write-up on this episode and view some of the videos and research mentioned here: https://thewildlife.blog/2018/07/27/the-wild-life-season-1-finale-the-metamorphosis-metaphor/

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