We Discovered a “Wildlife Superhighway” in Our Backyard

During the spring of 2020, we made an important discovery: the fence of our backyard is frequently used as a thoroughfare by animals in our neighborhood. I describe it as a discovery because it was only through some unique circumstances that we decided to place our camera trap onto our back fence and start filming. [...]

My Nerdy Attempt to Map U.S. Biodiversity

There have been a number of times when I have wondered which states are the most biodiverse in the nation. I was surprised to discover that this information is not easily found, so I set out to make my own map and resource that would help people to easily obtain this information. And, yes, I [...]

Killer Whale Kills Trainer During Live Show at Sea World– What Happens Next?

Today a killer whale killed a trainer during a live show at the famous U.S. Aquarium known as SeaWorld. It is not clear what will happen as a result of this incident, but at minimum we should reconsider whether or not the educational value of aquariums and zoos outweighs their costs to animals.

Kids in Peru Delighted by Opening of Kilimanjaro Restaurant Café

About three weeks ago Kilimanjaro Restaurant Café opened in the Lima district of Surco. Decorated like a rainforest, Kilimanjaro Restaurant Café is a thrill for kids. Its large interior features numerous life-size animatronic animals that periodically come to life and put on a show. My wife and I decided to take our 2 year old [...]