Gammon's mockingbird research featured in howstuffworks.com
Dave Gammon, associate professor in Elon's biology department, had his research in vocal mimicry featured within a popular science article on howstuffworks.com
"What do Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, Tennessee and Texas have in common — other than a passion for college football? They've all chosen a feathered plagiarist as their official state bird." These are the opening lines of a recent article featuring Elon biologist Dave Gammon's research on mockingbirds and vocal mimicry.
The June 2018 article written by freelance science author Mark Mancini appears in HowStuffWorks.com, a popular source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand answers and explanations of how the world actually works.