Author: Samantha Franco

Samantha Franco is a Freelance Content Writer who received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history from the University of Guelph, and her Master of Arts degree in history from the University of Western Ontario. Her research focused on Victorian, medical, and epidemiological history with a focus on childhood diseases. Stepping away from her academic career, Samantha previously worked as a Heritage Researcher and now writes content for multiple sites covering an array of historical topics.

In her spare time, Samantha enjoys reading, knitting, and hanging out with her dog, Chowder!

Sea otter floating on its back in the water + Peregrine falcon staring into the distance

Seven Animals That Would Have Gone Extinct If It Hadn’t Been for Zoos

Samantha Franco

Humans have this incredible ability to destroy the world around them. As a result, habitat loss has become one of the greatest threats – and…

Steve Irwin standing in front of a crocodile

Fans Still Question Why Steve Irwin’s Death Was Filmed By TV Crew

Samantha Franco

Following the anniversary of Steve Irwin’s untimely death, a renewed interest in the video that captured his final moments has sparked questions as to why…