Today in Phoenix, Arizona, I ran across a statue by Pat Mathiesen, claiming to represent the “Spirit of the Desert Bighorn”. A plaque on the statue explained how bighorn sheep that used to live in the desert where the city has grown required a very particular habitat…
… like a habitat without valet parking…
Habitat protection up to 328 feet from shore is convenient, given that oil drilling and big commercial fishing operations aren’t done much in that zone in the Aleutians. [...]
We can finish the job, and wipe out wildlife around the world, or stand up and take responsibility for the global mess we’ve created so that wild ecosystems can return a more balanced state. [...]
Bigfoot was filled with road kill, reads the headline.
How sad that we humans in our ever-encroaching ways have pushed the Bigfoot out of their natural habitat and taken away the grubs and berries on which they previously fed. With a nonzero instantaneous possibility that a cryptid gathering roadkill will be hit by an oncoming [...]