ALINE ALEXANDER NEWMAN is a longtime contributor to National Geographic Kids magazine and a former teacher. She's a lifelong animal lover who has written more than 50 magazine stories about animals from dogs to cheetahs to dolphins. Her previous books for National Geographic include How to Speak Dog and How to Speak Cat, co-authored with Dr. Gary Weitzman; Ape Escapes! And More True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly; one of Amazon's picks for Best Children's Books of 2013, Lucky Leopards! And More True Stories of Amazing Animal Rescues; Rascally Rabbits! And more True Stories of Animals Behaving Badly; and Animal Superstars! And More True Stories of Animals With Amazing Talents.