Written by Matt Miller | October 29th, 2012
Eagles that ride with Mongolian horsemen, eagles that are worshipped, eagles that attack and eat people: The “world’s most fascinating bird” is even wilder than you think. A review of Stephen Bodio’s latest book, An Eternity of Eagles.
Written by Matt Miller | January 27th, 2009
If you ask me to identify the most effective conservationists around, I’ll answer without hesitation: Falconers. Falconers? Those fixtures of Renaissance fairs and Saturday Night Live skits? No, not them. The falconers I’m referring to form a serious, obsessive subculture who train raptors to hunt various game. Falconry takes anywhere from two to seven years to […]