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Interview: Jane Goodall

If only there were more trees to be torn down, we could utilize them . . . to fill newspapers with the endless depressing stories out there about the environment and all its hapless inhabitants.
Creature comforts
By LANCE GOULD  |  September 25, 2009

Understanding the stink factor

What is that smell?
Eat raw
By CHRISTY MCKINNON  |  December 17, 2008

Fly Me to the Moon

First chimps and now bugs get to go into orbit — that’s right, the title of this film refers to the common housefly.
Doesn't muster much buzz
By TOM MEEK  |  August 13, 2008

Going ape

The truth is the truth, and we hacks must face up to it: it is no longer amusing to come up with ideas for hypothetical reality shows.
Animal Planet’s Escape to Chimp Eden
By JAMES PARKER  |  May 12, 2008

Animal house

Each of Sara Gruen’s first three novels have had animal characters who were crucial to the book, but Water for Elephants has made the biggest splash.
Sara Gruen’s fictional menagerie
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  April 30, 2008