Laura Klappenbach

Ecology Expert


M.S., Applied Ecology, Indiana University Bloomington

B.S., Biology and Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


  • Biologist, ecologist, and science writer


Laura Klappenbach is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on wildlife for 15 years. She has been published in media including Flipboard on animals ranging from mites to blue whales.


Laura Klappenbach has bachelor's degrees in chemistry and biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master's in environmental science and ecology from Indiana University-Bloomington.

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