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VICTIM OF THE UNDER(SEA)WORLD: Twenty year-old orca whale Nakai has died following an ‘infection’
VICTIM OF THE UNDER(SEA)WORLD: Twenty year-old orca whale Nakai has died following an ‘infection’

JOHN GIBBINS: A 20-year-old ‘killer’ whale that has been at SeaWorld San Diego since his birth died Thursday night following treatment for an infection, the park announced Friday. Despite aggressive efforts to treat the infection, the orca, Nakai, died surrounded by members of the animal care and medical teams who had worked closely with him […]

VICTIM OF THE UNDER(SEA)WORLD: Twenty year-old orca whale Nakai has died following an ‘infection’
Good Grief: The importance of loving ‘pets’ in life and death
Good Grief: The importance of loving ‘pets’ in life and death

MARC BEKOFF: Living with various companion animals often ends with the loss of our good friends. E.B. Bartels’s new book Good Grief: On Loving Pets, Here and Hereafter, offers a personal collection of stories as well as historical and global perspectives about loving and losing these sentient beings and how to grieve them when they’ve […]

Good Grief: The importance of loving ‘pets’ in life and death
OTHER-WORLDLY: The animal worlds that lie beyond our perception
OTHER-WORLDLY: The animal worlds that lie beyond our perception

BETSY MASON: What is special about humans that sets us apart from other animals? Less than some of us would like to believe. As scientists peer more deeply into the lives of other animals, they’re finding that our fellow creatures are far more emotionally, socially, and cognitively complex than we typically give them credit for. […]

OTHER-WORLDLY: The animal worlds that lie beyond our perception
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VICTIM OF THE UNDER(SEA)WORLD: Twenty year-old orca whale Nakai has died following an ‘infection’
VICTIM OF THE UNDER(SEA)WORLD: Twenty year-old orca whale Nakai has died following an ‘infection’
Good Grief: The importance of loving ‘pets’ in life and death
Good Grief: The importance of loving ‘pets’ in life and death
OTHER-WORLDLY: The animal worlds that lie beyond our perception
OTHER-WORLDLY: The animal worlds that lie beyond our perception
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