Elegy: Wolf 949M

Few cities in the United States are as thoroughly and deeply connected to lush wild spaces as Chicago. While the city is endowed with an unrivalled forest preserve system, industry and topography have also served to maintain Chicago’s deep connection to the natural features that have long made the location a precious crossroads for humans and other species alike. With crossroads, however, come potential conflict.

Urban wildlife rehabilitation clinics regularly bear witness to, and attempt to mitigate the hazards of, urban living for wild creatures. For several years, I have volunteered in the clinic at…

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