If you look to the darkening sky after the end of a long summer day, you might see tendril-like clouds with a blueish tinge that hang at the edge of space. They appear when conditions are right, generally at latitudes close to the North or South Poles, and only when the Sun is invisible, over the horizon. (Martin Koitmäe via Flickr)
Few animals mate for life, and even when they do, genetic tests have shown that most animals still mess around once in a while. But, according to a new study, there is one monkey – the Azara’s owl monkey – who never cheats on its mate. This nocturnal South American species is the only primate and …
At first, it might look like there are just two cute puppy dogs cuddled up. Then a third head appears. Three compressed puppies would have been an impressive feat to begin with, but that’s just the beginning. Hearing the approaching human, dog after dog after dog crawls out to greet him, bringing the count of …
As we ask ourselves if whales can survive the damage humans have caused, we have become ever more entangled with these magnificent creatures. In order to save them and ourselves, we must turn to new technologies for answers.
[Photo - Flukes of a humpback whale entangled in fishing gear. (Photo: CCS image under NOAA permit 932-1489.]
Three-toed sloths rarely leave the trees where they live: They eat, sleep, mate and even give birth in the branches. In fact, they hardly move at all, spending as much as 20 hours a day sleeping and conserve energy. Their diet of leaves is not very nutritional, so their energy is mostly used slowly eating …
This is my Columbia Journalism School master’s project, which I self-published on Creativist (online and in the Creativist app). This magazine piece explores the pain and cultural stigma of mourning infant death.
Please read by Audubon Magazine Website piece on 11 New Animal Discoveries. (Photo Credit: Mark Gurney)
Some emerge at night, creeping up on their unsuspecting prey under cover of darkness. Others are so stealthy or well camouflaged that their victims never see them coming. Many of them have razor-sharp teeth, and some can jump up to 150 times their own height or defy assassination attempts. All, however, are after the same prize: warm, oozing blood.
(Photograph by Pete Oxford/NPL/Minden Pictures via Audubon Magazine)
When there are less than 1600 pandas left in the wild, a new baby being born is big news. The announcement even makes the news crawlers in Times Square and every major news network airs clips from the live panda cams, showing Washington DC’s Mei Xiang cradling her cute little newborn. But what is not …
As a magazine reporting intern for Audubon Magazine, I will be contributing a couple posts a week to the magazine’s blog. You can follow my work on the blog by CLICKING HERE or on the image above. I will also post them on the home page of this site, on the right hand side of …
Please read my latest article, published on Narratively.
A few more photos from Toulouse, France.
Some more photographs from the South of France.
A few photographs from my day in Toulouse, France.
A few photos from a drive through the countryside.