Nate Dappen is a biologist, photographer, and filmmaker based in San Diego, CA. He studied the Ibiza Wall Lizard in grad school at the University of Miami, earning his Ph.D. in Biology in 2012. Nate is a Fellow of the Explorers Club, an Affiliate of the International League of Conservation Photographers, and serves on the board of the International Wildlife Film Festival. He can’t get enough of surfing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, or IPAs. Nate co-founded Day’s Edge Productions with Neil Losin in 2012.