Cover Photo: Photograph by Ivan Kuraev
Photograph by Ivan Kuraev

An Icon of the American Wilderness is Alive in the Bronx

On the surprising research underway in Van Cortlandt Park and the American Museum of Natural History.

Lenora Todaro is a contributing editor at Off Assignment, and a former literary editor at the Village Voice.  Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Book Review,  the Atlantic, Salon,  Bookforum, and elsewhere.  She is a docent at the Prospect Park Zoo and is working on a book about urban wildlife and ecology. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram