Category Archives: Animal news

Oopsies. What’s with these people falling into places they shouldn’t be in?

From Harper’s Weekly Review: A tourist fell into Mount Vesuvius while attempting to retrieve his phone, which he had dropped after taking a selfie. And there’s the Florida woman who fell into a pond and was killed by a couple … Continue reading

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Animal news about Tasmanian devils

From Harper’s June Findings: Tasmanian devils were determined to be the only known picky scavengers.

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Why I do not read or watch post-apocalyptic fiction

During nuclear winter, wild foods surviving in tropical forests will include baobab trees, mopane worms, and palm weevils. –A Harper’s July 2022 Finding I know about baobab trees, but nothing about mopane worms or palm weevils. They sound unpleasant. So … Continue reading

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