FEEDING WILD ANIMALS, PART 1. MAKING FRIENDS OF FEATHERED AND FURRED It started with crows. I am partial to crows, intelligent birds that shape tools… Read More »FEEDING WILD ANIMALS, PART 1. MAKING FRIENDS OF FEATHERED AND FURRED
Born in Omaha, Nebraska. Childhood in Bronx, New York. Teen years: Omaha. Education: MS in zoology, MA in journalism, completed a major in anthropology. Highlights of my life: working on a ranch in the Nebraska Sandhills; working most of my adult life in the wildlife conservation community in the New York City and Washington, D.C., arenas. Literary idols: Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Ten favorite novels: The Sun Also Rises, The Great Gatsby, Lonesome Dove, Cold Mountain, A Suitable Boy; still looking for the other five. What I'd like to live long enough to see: a cloned woolly mammoth. My idea of heaven: a place where vast numbers of large animals are restored to endless wilderness.
The bison, our national mammal, is given a special day of recognition every year—the first Saturday in November is National Bison Day. Below are ten… Read More »Ten Moments in Bison History on National Bison Day November 6