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Odds & Ends: The Generosity of Animals

Suddenly, out of nowhere, a grey wolf ran up to him.  “What is the matter, Tzarevitch Ivan?” asked the wolf.  “Why so downhearted?” “Grey wolf, I have lost my trusted steed.” “It is I who ate your steed… And now … Continue reading

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Odds & Ends: An Apology for the Grey Squirrel

“Tree rats”, “rats with bushy tails”, “pests’, “vermin”.   First of all, what is wrong with rats? I can feel my question send ripples of disgust among you.  “Eek!”, “Yuck!” I hear you exclaim, your lips twisted in revulsion.  Rats … Continue reading

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