Happy World Penguin Day!

One thing I’m celebrating on World Penguin Day is having met my seventh species of penguin: the little penguin. Ever since meeting four species of penguins in Antarctica, I’ve become a little obsessed: Next I went to Argentina to volunteer with the University of Washington’s Penguin Sentinels, counting the Magellanic penguins of Punto Tombo. On more …

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Cat Editors: AMONG ANIMALS contributor Suzanne Kamata

Among Animals contributor Suzanne Kamata’s new book, The Mermaids of Lake Michigan, has just been released, and she also has a new cat editor, a Siamese named Mii. My son found her by the riverbank, or rather she found him. She has been a delightful addition to our household. She often traipses across the keyboard while …

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