Tag Archive | conservation

Thousands of Words

Kinship

I’ve become obsessed with elephants. They’re majestic, intelligent, and adorable in an odd-looking way. In spite of their appearance, I’ve come to learn about key commonalities between humans and elephants. They’re social beings who have demonstrated an understanding of human gestures. They have eyelashes. Baby elephants suck their trunks the way a human baby sucks its […]

The Bipedal Menace

In 1974 Peter Benchley published the novel Jaws. It eventually sold 20 million copies. In 1975, Steven Spielberg released a film adaptation that went on to overtake The Godfather and become the highest grossing film before Star Wars came along. Today, it is the 7th highest grossing film of all time, and its classic plot and […]