Dolphin Intimacy and Other Strange Tales of Human-Animal Interactions

In his new book, Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at People Looking at Animals in America, journalist Jon Mooallem uses the polar bear, the whooping crane, and a species of butterfly to tell the story of our relationship with wild animals. Mooallem is as fascinated by the dedicated, eccentric humans who fight to protect these animals as he is by the beasts themselves.


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