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In Memory of Natalie Portman the Chicken, a Rooster

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Some stories need exaggeration to make them interesting. This one doesn't. Every word is true.

The Human Babies

My friend Kelly and I were pregnant at the same time. Our babies grew to be soybean-sized, then avocado-sized, and then spaghetti squash-sized. We had the same due date and figured our babies would be…

From one little fish to another.

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Here’s your assignment: find a can of tuna. Tell me where it came from. And tell me if you think you’re right.

Do you think you could do it? Where would you start?

I gave this assignment to students in one of my high school biology classes this week. At first glance, it’s kind of a sleeper. Who cares about tuna, right?

But we started the week by reading an article about…

Emily Kingsley

I mostly write about animals, including the human kind. Dead or alive. Also body parts. Contact me at e.kingsleywhalen@gmail.com. She/her.

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