The years-long battle over Billy, the Los Angeles Zoo’s best-known pachyderm, didn’t end when he moved into a new $42 million enclosure. He’s part of a plan to save the very survival of a species—not wild elephants but the ones that live in zoos
Channing studied acting at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and the Moscow Art Theatre and is currently obtaining her Master of Professional Writing from USC. Her favorite roles includes playing Chigurh in a stage version of No Country for Old Men ("Don't put it in your pocket. It's your lucky quarter.") As a producer and writer of web content, she's worked with the top YouTube multi-channel networks to create viral video series and campaigns. She grew up with a tin bender dad who collected beat-up old Cadillacs, Falcons, and Pontiacs. She writes about obscure cultures, cities, the arts, and (extra)ordinary people for various publications.