Kristen Holder
Author for A-Z Animals

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Kristen Holder is a writer at A-Z Animals primarily covering topics related to history, travel, pets, and obscure scientific issues. Kristen has been writing professionally for 3 years, and she holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of California, Riverside, which she obtained in 2009.

After living in California, Washington, and Arizona, she is now a permanent resident of Iowa. Kristen loves to dote on her 3 cats, and she spends her free time coming up with adventures that allow her to explore her new home.


Do Platypuses Make Good Pets? Picture

Platypuses (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) are endemic Australian animals that are icons of the continent. They are often depicted as cute animals on merchandise like stuffed animals or posters, but are they… Read More

By Kristen Holder 2 weeks ago