Kevin Schofield's writings, observations, and other pointless distractions
Today the Woodland Park Zoo announced, with great sadness, that it would be phasing out its elephant exhibit and transferring its two Asian elephants, Chai and Bamboo, to another AZA-accredited facility. Their reasoning is clear yet nuanced. Let’s take a moment to walk through it.
The 2014 Major League Baseball season is winding down, so it’s as good a time as any to look back at the Seattle Mariners’ year and draw some conclusions. Back in April, I wrote this post speculating on what might unfold over the course of the year. Let’s revisit.
Check out this report on Vip, one of the silverback male gorillas at the Woodland Park Zoo, and his recent surgery.
I’ve been thinking a lot this week about the water management issue on the west coast of the United States.
Here’s a recap of Microsoft’s news today:
The Woodland Park Zoo here in Seattle just announced today the arrival of a new male giraffe, Dave, transferred from the Brookfield Zoo in Chicago.
I finally made it over to the zoo this morning to see the new cheetah exhibit, and thankfully the cheetahs were up and wandering around! I got some good pics. Enjoy!
The Woodland Park Zoo blog has a fascinating post today about the wallaby and wallaroo joeys being raised there. The whole family of macropodidae, including kangaroos, wallaroos and wallabies, have a bizarre and perilous gestation and birth process.
Alaska Airlines and Delta Airlines have had a strong partnership for several years, but it looks like it’s unraveling quickly. A long time ago (in airline years), there was Northwest Orient Airlines, which was a major carrier from North America to the Asia-Pacific Region. It subsequently dropped the word “Orient” for the obvious sensibilities, and […]