Katie McKissick’s Guide to Forgotten Diseases: From: Guide to Forgotten Diseases by Katie McKissick at Symbiartic. Source: Katie McKissick As the third part of the Symbiartic science-and-art-smushed-together triumvirate, Katie McKissick often deals with real science and important issues with humor and her frickin’ funny artwork.
A few months ago I had a conversation with someone who had just canceled a long-planned trip to see mountain gorillas in Uganda. It wasn’t an easy decision, but she had just gotten over a bad case of the flu.
In 2001 a few tigers in Russia started to show signs of obvious distress. Endangered Amur (or Siberian) tigers (Panthera tigris altaica) were underweight, weak, disoriented and incapable of hunting as a result.
The news for bats in the U.S. keeps getting worse. Last week conservation officials announced that the bat-killing white-nose syndrome (WNS) has been found in Michigan and Wisconsin.