A western diamondback sinks its fangs into a green jay in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
“It is told that Buddha, going out to look on life, was greatly daunted by death. ‘They all eat on another’ he cried, and called it evil. This process I examined, changed the verb, said, They all feed one another, and called it good.”
-Charlotte Perkins Gilman, author and lecturer, from her 1935 autobiography