ARTICLES BY jenniferc
Pinta Island Giant Galapagos Tortoise / Lonesome George
(Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni)
Portrait
Controlled conditions
Extinct
Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos, Ecuador

Endling

Jennifer Calkins

07.22.19

“It’s not Lonesome George who does not know he is dead. It’s we who refuse to accept extinction.” Jennifer Calkins on her encounter with the taxidermied corpse of the last known Pinta Island tortoise.

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Oh Corvus, My Corvus

Jennifer Calkins

08.13.14

Privacy, witchery, and madness sprawl from Jennifer Calkins’s lyric mediation on the lurking presence of the crow.