Only slow food will do for this bird. Faster prey would fly, run or otherwise get away before it became a vulture’s meal. Vultures like their...
There is a whale of a tale in Edgartown. Marine mammal madness is what I call it. Earlier this week, I received a call about a few animals that...
I learned a hard lesson last Sunday. It was about two hours into my research and half an hour into the writing of this week’s column when I came...
The apple was wrongly accused. It might just have been an innocent victim of an ancient slander. Many scholars believe that it was actually a...
Sometimes you just have to face the facts, even if they seem rather unpleasant. Most people use the term habitat without realizing that they are...
In the forest, the dead sometimes stand tall and refuse to fall. Don’t mourn for these deceased; they are a sign of healthy woodlands, wealthy...
Sometimes you just have to face the facts, even if they seem rather unpleasant. Most people use the term habitat without realizing that they are...
“Fight blue-sky thinking.” So says part of the manifesto of the Cloud Appreciation Society. This London-based organization (with a membership of...
Sometimes a story just drops into your lap, or more accurately into your e-mail box. That was the case last October when I received an inquiry...

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