Riley Black
Writer, Salt Lake City, Utah

Riley Black is a science writer and author of several books, including Skeleton Keys (2019) and My Beloved Brontosaurus (2013). Her bylines have also appeared in publications such as National GeographicSlate, The Wall Street Journal and New Scientist, among others.

Written by Riley Black

Illustration by Terryl Whitlatch

Essay/
Biology
Once and future cats

Sabercats were magnificent, powerful predators – what does their extinction tell us about the future of life on Earth?

Riley Black