Smithsonian Magazine has published my piece on the giraffes, with beautiful photos by Melissa Groo.
The article in the March Smithsonian about the half a million sandhill cranes that gather every year on the Platte River in Nebraska to dance and fuel up on waste corn for the journey to their arctic and sub-arctic nesting grounds, some as far away as Siberia, has had a much greater impact that either …Read More
We became Facebook friends and last July when I was visiting the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology in Ithaca, where she lives, we had dinner. Melissa is a tall, statuesque, striking blonde. She grew up on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, but since then has lived from California to Paris to Santa Fe, doing everything …Read More