2023, 06 June Readers’ Issue

The Life of a Cheetah

The Life of a Cheetah

Cheetah. Photo © Stu Porter/Dreamstime.com. Carefully Mother Cheetah hid her six cubs in a clump of withered savanna grass so no marauding lion or hyena could find and kill them. Since Mother...

The Bird in the Thunderstorm

The Bird in the Thunderstorm

Black-capped Chickadee and lightning. It was dark and very late at night. The little feathered chickadee had long since fluffed his feathers and gone to sleep. But a storm was coming. The little...

Rubies in the Garden

Rubies in the Garden

Male Ruby-throated Hummingbird preening. Photo © Alva Steury. Bzzzzz. The tiny bird landed on the wire tomato cage, merely 18 inches (45 cm) in front of me, his tiny gorget feathers flashing ruby...