Tag Archives: Yann Martel

Ollie the Bobcat, Whirlwind of Light

Yann Martel’s “Life of Pi” helps explain why Ollie, the bobcat who escaped from the National Zoo, returned on her own. Her time in the spotlight gives me an excuse to share a pulsating bobcat poem by Mary Oliver.

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Do Animals Prefer Wilderness or Zoos?

Are aquariums housing orcas inhumane? Maybe, but Martel’s “Life of Pi” offers a perspective that should be considered.

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