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Welcome to my blog. Here I share my successes and failures along my journey to becoming an anthropologist. My most prominent interest anthropologically are the new approaches to handing food security/healthy eating in the US, particularly in urban "food deserts". I enjoy the Anthropology of Tourism as well; combining food and tourism has scholarly promise. My other interests which have converted into anthropological hobbies of sorts include converts to Islam, diaspora of Muslims, and MENA in general. I also have some interest in historical archaeology.

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Sunday, October 11, 2009

among my other varied interests....



...is to help wildlife and animals in general. Today the Dude and I saved a turtle off a busy highway. We relocated him (male turtle, we checked) to our apartment pond. I think he is happy, based on the speed in which he flew in the water!

3 comments:

Chiara said...

Lucky turtle!

A family friend just added an injured purebred chocolate Lab to her menagerie. He had been abandoned in the countryside and then hit by a car. Her husband found him, brought him home then to the vet and they fostered him until the inevitable happened--he joined their 2 dogs, rabbits, and a cat. They named him after the stretch of highway he was found on.

Anthrogeek10 said...

I like hearing stories of animals who have been rescued although many of the reasons for rescue are due to human involvement but human intervention helps them back again....

We are a crazy species.

Chiara said...

Yes, they remain horrified at the number of pet dogs abandoned in the countryside. Some stories are really heart breaking! But the good Samaritan ones are great!