Paul Raffaele began his career as a reporter for the Australian Broadcasting Corp., covering China, Cambodia, Vietnam, and North Korea. Then he spent twelve years atReader's Digest writing feature stories from Australia, Africa, South America, and Asia. Since 2005, he's been freelancing for feature magazines including Smithsonian. In addition to his magazine pieces, Paul Raffaele has published five nonfiction books, including Among the Cannibals and Among the Great Apes. Raffaele lives in Sydney, Australia.