Tag: Animals

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When Is A Rescuer A Hoarder?

The life of Kimi Peck, a former screenwriter, once married to Gregory Peck’s son, who turned to “saving” stray dogs.

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52 Blue

The story of the loneliest whale in the world.

Leslie Jamison on the Longform Podcast.
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Deep Intellect

The soul of an octopus.

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Instagram’s Most Famous Mules

On the man who has turned the grunt work of packing into a social media phenomenon.

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The Piscivore's Dilemma

A vegan sets out to see if there’s an ethical, sustainable way to eat fish in 2015.

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The Government Won’t Let Me Watch Them Kill Bison, so I’m Suing

One man’s quest to witness the “Bison Cull” in Yellowstone National Park.

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Symbolism for Beginners

On our relationship with wild horses.

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The Art of Butchery

We are disgusted by butchery, even as we eat more meat than ever.

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Thinking Like a Dolphin

The question for researchers isn’t “How smart are dolphins?” It’s “How are dolphins smart?”

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Tangled Up in Indigo

The writer’s obsession with a genus of snake known as “indigo.”

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Mithradates of Fond du Lac

A weekend with the only person on Earth who can survive five venomous snakebites in 48 hours.