Tag Archive: animals

“The Lure of the Hunt: How Falconry is Faring in America” in Virginia Quarterly Review

The first thing I notice, as if there’s anything else remarkable about this scrubby swath of suburbia, is the glinting network of 9,000 solar panels, cordoned off by a chain-link fence: not the… Continue reading

“The Edge of Extraordinary” in Vela Magazine

Excerpted from Vela Magazine: I had gone into science for the awe, but I eventually discovered that continuing on that path would mean that most of my life would be made up of… Continue reading

“The art of butchery,” in Aeon Magazine

In the past several decades, the world’s meat consumption has risen, reaching a new peak in 2002 at 219 lbs (just over 99 kg) per person, Fitzgerald says. Slaughtering methods have become even… Continue reading

“Biological Parents,” in The Magazine

One day during his senior year of high school in Wilmington, Delaware, Rich Pell stayed after school to watch a spider get “silked.” His school was near the headquarters of DuPont, the global… Continue reading

“Concerning couguar,” in Terrain

Concerning Lyons, I will not say that I ever saw any my selfe, but some affirme that they have seene a Lyon at Cape Anne which is not above six leagues from Boston;… Continue reading

“Below the Surface” in Vela Magazine

  At one point Alejandro tosses a fish and it hits me across the face, like a slap on the cheek. “Disculpa, señora, disculpa!” he says, apologizing quickly before he’s back to snapping… Continue reading

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