Johnny Gibbons

Johnny Gibbons is the press secretary for science at the Smithsonian Institution, promoting science and research across the Institution to the media and public. He started working at the Smithsonian in 2004, as a science writer and spokesperson for Smithsonian’s National Zoo. He came to his present position in 2008. His degrees are in ornithology and journalism. When he’s not at work, chances are good that he’s out with his binoculars looking at birds.

Scientists Call New Eel Species A Living Fossil

Scientists at the Smithsonian and partnering organizations have discovered a remarkably primitive eel in a fringing reef off the coast of the Republic of Palau . This fish exhibits many primitive anatomical features unknown...