Natalie van Hoose

Natalie van Hoose is a freelance writer based in Gainesville, Florida. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of Florida and an M.F.A. in creative writing from Purdue University.

All Stories by Natalie van Hoose

  1. Animals

    A built-in pocket protector keeps sawfish from ‘sword fighting’ in the womb

    What’s to prevent pups, with a snout that resembles a hedge trimmer, from slicing and dicing each other in mom’s uterus? Scientists have the answer.

  2. Animals

    DNA has revealed the origin of this giant ‘mystery’ gecko

    A genetic analysis of a 19th century museum specimen, the only known example of the planet’s biggest gecko, has rewritten the animal’s backstory.