Apr 24, 2014
Hingston: Dan Riskin explores wonders, weirdness of Mother Nature
The Edmonton-raised biologist, and current co-host of Discovery Canada's TV show Daily Planet, opens his first book with the story of the time a botfly egg hatched inside the top of his head, where it quickly grew into a maggot.
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Dan Riskin was probably the first kid in his social circle during elementary school to break the news that Santa isn't real.
Sheep and survival: "Sheep are selfish jerks," biologist says
Dan Riskin, host of Animal Planet's "Monsters Inside Me" and co-host of the "Daily Planet" on Discovery Canada, is the author of "Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You: A Lively Tour Through the Dark Side of the Natural World."