The Contributions of Olivia Judson

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Olivia Judson, an evolutionary biologist with a doctorate in biological sciences and the author of The Definitive Guide to the Evolutionary Biology of Sex: Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation tells of her in-depth research on procreation to educate others on the sex life of all creation while incorporating the organismsf scientific names. Each chapter of the book begins with letters containing questions from an animal, amphibian, bug, arachnid, or other organism that, at times, must be put under a magnifying glass to see. The questions themselves are under three different categories. These categories are as follows: •gPart One: Let Slip the Whores of War!h •gPart Two: The Evolution of Depravityh •gPart Three: Are Men Necessary? Usually, but Not Always.h Each category of the book is filled with questions that range from why some organisms find copulation boring in their relationships to simple anatomical questions. Dr. Tatiana answers each of the proposed questions with comparisons to other organisms that experience the same situations. By doing this, she further provides readers with information on multiple organisms. Judson contributes to onefs understanding of sex among different organisms in that she makes difficult concepts simple to comprehend. Although she uses scientific terminology, she limits it so that anyone can understand the technical information she shares. Judson also describes the types of environments in which each species and

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