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Rebranding bats’ villainous reputation through tequila. Watching hippos bathe in the Serengeti with wildlife protectors. American Indians’ fight to protect mounds made by their ancestors. Advancing Jacques Cousteau’s legacy of deep-sea exploration. Join us for curiously delightful conversations, overheard at National Geographic headquarters. Hosted by Peter Gwin and Amy Briggs.

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Meet our hosts

Peter Gwin

Peter Gwin is an editor at large for National Geographic and cohost of the award-winning podcast Overheard. He began as a staff writer for the magazine in 2003, and has contributed stories from an array of far-flung places, including pirates in the Malacca Straits, tyrannosaurs in the Junggar Basin, lost manuscripts in Timbuktu, ship-breakers in Bangladesh, Tuareg rebels in the Aïr Mountains, and Arabian horses in Oman. A native of Fayette County, Georgia, and a graduate of Furman University, he began his career as an English teacher in a small village in northern Botswana.

Amy Briggs

Amy Briggs is executive editor of National Geographic History magazine and cohost of the podcast. She came to National Geographic in 2006 as a book editor, covering a wide range of subjects, including archaeology in the Holy Land, backyard astronomy, and "sea monsters" of the Jurassic. She's the author of several books, including some of the National Geographic Angry Birds series. A graduate of Princeton University, Briggs hails from the great Garden State of New Jersey.