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Uncharted

On a dimly lit shelf in the dining room of the Musgrave Roadhouse sit two dozen specimens preserved in cheap vodka — a makeshift natural-history museum. In a pickle jar is an accumulation of scorpions stuffed against a thick wad of cotton. An old Vegemite container holds a furry red body with crab-like legs, labeled BIRD EATING SPIDER.… » Read More

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The Fisherman’s Dilemma

This story earned second place for “Best Story on Food Policy or Food Issues” from AFJ. “So, a little orientation,” my scuba guide told me on the beach at Monterey Bay. “First thing, don’t mess with the sea otters. “I don’t want to mess with the sea otters.” “Exactly,” said the guide, “because the sea… » Read More

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