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LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

LEVY: Predatory Politics Plague Brazil

In the jungle, the jaguar reigns supreme. With its supremely powerful hind legs and crushing jaw, the jaguar is a dominating apex predator. The casualties left behind after a jaguar’s hunt are the unfortunate consequences of an order that promotes a primitive doctrine: Might is right. Amid the chaos of[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Resilient in the Face of Disaster

LEVY: Resilient in the Face of Disaster

The Komodo dragon is no pushover; the reptile, native to Indonesia, is as fearsome as its name sounds exotic. Komodo dragons wrestle with each other as fiercely as they do tenaciously. They are enormously strong and can inflict disastrous wounds on each other. But the losers in such bouts are[Read More…]

by October 18, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

LEVY: Clipping America’s Wings

Bald eagles can be fiercely territorial birds. When challenged, they lock talons with their foes high above the earth and together plummet toward the ground below. In this aerial game of chicken, the first to let go flies away in humiliating defeat. When there is no decisive winner, the two[Read More…]

by October 10, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Bearing the Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy

LEVY: Bearing the Consequences of China’s One-Child Policy

No other animal is as symbolic of the fight for conservation as the giant panda. Since a dangerous flirtation with extinction, panda populations have been nursed back to the brink by watchful conservationists. This approach might work for panda populations, but it will not work for China at-large. Government attempts[Read More…]

by September 20, 2018 2 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
LEVY: Australians Roo Their Politicians

LEVY: Australians Roo Their Politicians

Australian fauna has developed an awesome reputation. Massive crocodiles, deadly spiders and venomous snakes have earned the country’s wildlife a fearsome renown. Even the red kangaroo, the quintessentially Australian marsupial, has a combative disposition. Communal animals, male kangaroos have no reservations about “boxing,” physically challenging each other for status. Australian[Read More…]

by September 7, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top