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Please Help Me Find My Son

Please Help Me Find My Son

Please help me find my son. My name is Margaret Freide, loving mother of Animals Among Us columnist Doug Freide. My Dougie is missing, gone off into the jungle or God knows what! I always told that boy that he would be torn to shreds by a lioness or an[Read More…]

by August 4, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Going Caving

Going Caving

If you asked me to list every zoo I have ever visited, I could do it with ease. The San Diego Zoo? You bet. Franklin Park Zoo? Check. Baghdad Zoo? Sure have — right before Saddam Hussein closed it for renovations in 2002. Just because I have an impressive resume[Read More…]

by July 19, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Perfect Pet

The Perfect Pet

What’s black and white and red all over? A postoperative Molina’s hog-nosed skunk (Conepatus chinga)! The subject of today’s installment of “Animals Among Us,” the skunk, is the most misunderstood animal since the microraptor, a species that went extinct due to a malicious rumor spread by the goblin shark (Mitsukurina[Read More…]

by July 5, 2015 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Homo Sapien and Its Mysteries

The Homo Sapien and Its Mysteries

Today, I’d like to focus on one specific animal that I thought I once loved but not anymore. Jessica Poole, a human (Homo sapiens), is my ex-girlfriend who recently left me for someone who, according to Jessica, “Chews like a normal f—ing person and doesn’t make me leave the apartment[Read More…]

by June 21, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
The Toad’s Tale

The Toad’s Tale

Elephants. Monkeys. Squirrels. Who amongst us doesn’t have a favorite animal or beast?  My name is Doug Freide, and this is my new column, Animals Among Us. As a novice zoologist and cryptozoologist, it’s my goal to bring the magnificent fauna of the world to Georgetown one creature at a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2015 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top