Matthew Battles presents a series of posts on the human-shaped meanings attached to animal-shaped creatures.
By: James Hannaham
Things prey on them—that puts them on our side.
By: Stephanie Burt
Anemone: the pressure where she lives must be intense.
By: Joshua Glenn
Why are we overawed by the owl?
By: Matthew Battles
Animals come to us “as messengers and promises.” Of what?
Today’s map of the rhinoceros is broken.