Meet primatologist Mireya Mayor in this video profile from NOVA’s “The Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers.” From a young age, Mireya was an adventurous kid who loved to explore. Now, she studies lemurs in Madagascar. Using conservation genetics, she studies how we can better manage the most endangered primates in the world. Before becoming “the female Indiana Jones,” she was an NFL cheerleader. This resource is part of the NOVA: Secret Life of Scientists & Engineers Collection.
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