Episode 7 features Wes Larson, a conservation biologist, studying and doing field work with black bears and polar bears. He shares what it is like to interact with these fascinating animals and why his work as a bear biologist is important. He also gives tips on what you should do if you ever encounter a bear. He encourages any kid who might want to do similar work to find a mentor and be persistent!
After Milo saw Wes’ instagram page, he was begging for him to be on the show. Follow Wes on Instagram @grizkid to see all of his bear and wildlife pictures.
You can read the National Geographic article about Wes, that Milo mentioned on the episode HERE