I write about language and other things Japanese for Tofugu.com.

Here are a few of my favorite pieces there:

Kitsune: the Real and Fantastic Japanese Fox

Unagi, the Japanese Eel: A Long Story

Tsukemono! The Wonderful World of Japanese Pickles

Playing the Foreign Tourist on Japanese TV

I'm a contributor to Vetstreet.com.

Here are a few of my favorite articles there:

Smokey Bear turns 70

Why Snakes aren't so Scary

The Messy History of Poop Scooping

Coyotes in the City

Zoo Nutrition: Behind the Scenes at Feeding Time


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