What You Can Really Learn From Your Pet

By | 2018-01-05T01:17:12+00:00 May 19th, 2015|

Photo Credit: mikeywally via Compfight cc In spite of the spotlights shining down at the podium, I could make out her face through the dimly lit houselights: a young woman—maybe twenty years old – standing in the fourth row [...]

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Vint Virga Interviewed on NPR’s Fresh Air

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:21+00:00 July 1st, 2014|

Virga says that animals in zoos, like this lion, need to have a bit of control over their environment. (Photo & caption via NPR)   In a recent interview with Fresh Air's Terry Gross, Vint discusses how house cats, [...]

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Who Listens to You Best?

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:22+00:00 September 9th, 2013|

Who listens to you best? Why would we share our secret hopes and fears with an animal more than a friend? Photo from Psychology Today Blog Back home in my office at long last! Figured out a way [...]

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TheDodo.com

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:22+00:00 July 20th, 2013|

TheDodo.com, a new animal website, promises to philosophically explore our relationships with animals. I’ll be joining their founding team of bloggers. Photo form TheDodo.com  

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Grizzly 610

By | 2018-01-04T19:13:23+00:00 April 2nd, 2013|

A captivating photo by Thomas Mangelsen [© 2013 Thomas D. Mangelsen] On Monday Grizzly 610 was seen with her second litter of cubs for the first time this year.  The acclaimed photographer, Thomas Mangelsen, posted this remarkable photo of her [...]

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