“Living Hybrids” came about as a submission to the “ComSciCon – Communicating Science workshop for graduate students”. Specifically, the Canada West satellite conference in 2020, which was held remotely. This series of conferences is held by graduate students, for graduate students and is intended to develop skills needed to communicate complicated scientific and technical ideas to a broad and diverse audience. The entry to this conference is competitive, an initial draft of the above article was submitted and accepted. This final draft was the result of a peer review and improvement process during pre- and concurrent event workshops.