Category Archives: Animal news

Animal question: What animals are bovines anyway?

That bit of news published in Harper’s Weekly Review, about a UK man who was trampled to death by “bovines” while on a lunchtime walk, led me to ask the question. So, Wikipedia: Bovines (subfamily Bovinae) comprise a diverse group … Continue reading

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England, always and forever

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Local authorities in Scarborough, England, canceled their planned end-of-year fireworks display so as not to distress a walrus that had taken up residence in town. And… Health care workers, rail workers, mail workers, university professors, firefighters, … Continue reading

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Two acts of violence in NYC. Plus, my dentist

First, I love my dentist. She’s warm, funny, scrupulous and she keeps telling me I’m doing fine when I’m doing nothing except lying there with my mouth open while she is doing her brilliant work. I need to clear that … Continue reading

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