Category Archives: Anthropods

Review: “Wild Ones” shows a new side of our shrinking world

I’ll miss the sharks. I’ll miss the sea turtles and the manatees. These are the species that have my heart—and that’s not fair. In his 2013 book, Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking … Continue reading

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The freaky biology of the centipedes that have invaded my apartment

By Madeline McCurry-Schmidt When I walk to the bathroom in the middle of the night, I do not want to see this: skittering across the hallway carpet. Yet there it was, a few nights ago, in all its freaky glory. … Continue reading

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