I love urban wildlife, and it’s so great to be able to speak to ecologists about the work they do. Here’s my latest for CityLab, with some really incredible imagery from the folks at the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.
Where Coyotes Are Thriving in Los Angeles
A coyote pup. (National Park Service)
Image via Wikimedia Commons.
The latest in my fascination with urban wildlife: You Can Help Identify Chicago’s Wild Animals
My latest over at CityLab is a how-to on what to do when you find wild animals in distress in the city. Because I get so many calls from friends about this very same issue. So many.
Image via Shutterstock.
My latest for Motherboard is an interview with an evolutionary biologist who studies animal and insect genitals. His new book, Nature’s Nether Regions, just came out today.
The Labyrinthine World of Animal Genitals
Image credit: Wellcome Library, London.
Following in the path of my post on The Getty’s open content program, I explore the morbid side of the open access collection of Wellcome Images.
A Visual Consideration of How We Relate to Death
It’s easy to demonize carnivores, with their taste for flesh and their aggressive tendencies. But too often we humans forget how valuable they are to their respective ecosystems.
Why We Need Carnivores