Playing Possum


By Jill Sisson Quinn | April 23, 2014

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We celebrate Earth Day this week. Many animals have evolved the ability to feign death. Writer Jill Sisson Quinn witnessed this unusual act of survival in a groundhog.

Jill Sisson Quinn

Jill Sisson Quinn is a nature writer and teacher living in central Wisconsin. Her essays have appeared in Ecotone, OnEarth, Orion, and many other magazines. Quinn’s first book, Deranged:  Finding a Sense of Place in the Landscape and in the Lifespan, was published by Apprentice House of Loyola University, Maryland. Her essay, “Sign Here if You Exist” won the John...
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