Setting up the perfect selfie
An owlet gets his GoPro set up before capturing some selfies in Cape Coral, Florida in May, 2015
An owl gives some side-eye to the photographer in Santa Rosa, Argentina
A baby polar bear waves for the camera in Manitoba, Canada in March 2015.
A snowy owl smiles for the camera in Ontario Canada.
Conducting an orchestra
A squirrel seems to be conducting a tiny forest orchestra using a flower stem as his baton in this photo taken in October 2016.
A leopard turtle hitches a ride on a friend's back in Tarangire National park, Tanzania
The dance of love
Two weaver or fire ants are captured in a passionate tango near Bata, Indonesia in 2016.
Yonder behind that tree
One bighorn ram points out something very interesting to another in Gardiner, Montana, during the rutting season.
This zebra was spotted with a group of zebras near Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania when he turned and grinned at the photographer.
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Tia is the managing editor and was previously a senior writer for Live Science. Her work has appeared in Scientific American, Wired.com and other outlets. She holds a master's degree in bioengineering from the University of Washington, a graduate certificate in science writing from UC Santa Cruz and a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. Tia was part of a team at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that published the Empty Cradles series on preterm births, which won multiple awards, including the 2012 Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism.