A hundred men stood upon the battle field, surrounded by a thousand spectators – all in it to see blood spilled upon the ground, a show of blood, guts, and bravery. The life of each gladiator was in the hands of the emperor.
It was a cool, blue morning, with the sun just on the horizon. We flew across the waves in our speedboat, as dolphins played across the bow. We saw one jump out of the water and flip, a full 540 degrees.
I went out this morning to capture birds and band them, actually. It was for my vertebrate biology class. Our teacher did most the work (you have to be certified), though, but still we set up the net, identified […]