Pros: Adventuresome. Enthusiastic. Plenty of bizarre creatures. Cons: None.
Summary: Some animals get all the love. Pandas, dolphins, tigers and horses are loved by many for their beauty, intelligence or cuteness. But as one wanders the great outdoors, most of the creatures encountered are much less pleasant, if not ... read more
Pros: learned a lot of intriguing stuff; one big adventure Cons: learned about follicle mites on us in detail....
Summary: I’ve never read Richard Conniff’s award-winning articles in magazines like Outside, Smithsonian, Discover, National Geographic, Audubon and Yankee, but his twenty-three chapters in 2009’s Swimming With Piranhas At Feeding Time: My ... read more