Tag Archives: animals

Messengers from the Past

Priyanka Kumar’s “Messengers from the Past” is excerpted from Conversations with Birds. I. THE CROWN JEWEL OF OUR National Wildlife Refuge System, the Bosque del Apache, has been my annual pilgrimage Continue reading

Almost Animal

In Queens, New York, there is a room you can visit where dead animals stare plaintively at you. Two bears, black and brown, stand on their hind legs, claws outstretched. Caught Continue reading

The Modern Bestiary

This wild and wonderful list is excerpted from The Modern Bestiary. Mole Salamanders (Ambystoma spp.)   “A woman without a man is like a fish without a bicycle” was the 1970s Continue reading