Ben Lybarger

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Monkey Season

By Ben Lybarger * Pictured above: Brown titi monkey (Callicebus brunneus) In the tropics, the seasons can be determined by the amount of rainfall or alternatively, the number of monkeys in your immediate vicinity. While the latter is more of subjective measure, it is quite useful for researchers battling seasonal affective disorder. For these intrepid …

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All Poop is Good Poop

Everybody poops, it’s true, but for researchers gathering valuable information from monkey droppings, not everyone’s poop is worth its weight in gold. Basic market forces come into play, even in the jungle where the rarer the primate, the more valuable its feces. Accordingly, missed opportunities in the field, such as one in particular with Callimico …

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Through the Looking Glass with Keshav Sishta

Using the Camera to Create and Capture An interview with Keshav Sishta by Ben Lybarger From Indian weddings to high fashion photography, Keshav Sishta has tirelessly plied his trade in countless challenging environments. Whether in the studio with international film stars or piloting a quadcopter over remote landscapes, his command of composition and technique belies …

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