Prepare to have your mind blown re: octopi and other cephalopods. (Unless you’re already in the know.) Exhibit A is this article in Orion Magazine, which I read some time ago, and which knocked my brain on its ass with its central premise that octopi seem to think and experience things in a way that’s […]
Moose are, at least: I don’t really understand the impulse that people have to try and separate animals from humans (even though of course, humans are animals). And I love that the Internet and modern technology is helping to tear that imaginary wall down. Love, fun, parenting, friends & siblings, fear, happiness, sadness, preferences, desires, FUN…animals feel […]
Thank you to the World Society for the Protection of Animals for working so hard to rescue these poor bears from their horrible lives as “bait bears” in one of the most disgusting “sports” still existing in the world today. I support the WSPA. You should too.
Little known fact: tumbleweeds* are covered in these vicious little thorny things, which fall off and get stuck in shoes and feet, to painful effect. *Update: A friend clarified that while tumbleweeds do have thorny growths, they aren’t the source of goat heads. That source is a ground-creeping plant called (among other nicknames) “Goat head”. […]