Close Encounters of the Odocoileus Virginianus Kind — Adventures of an Ineffable Scientist
Being an avid hiker, I’ve come across a lot of wildlife, usually from a distance. I grew up in a house right next to a sizable forest, and so had routine meetings with deer and bobcats, raccoons, skunks, and more. The closest I’ve been to a truly wild animal was with an eastern cottontail rabbit tha