Wildlife

The Egg Thief

The Egg Thief

For decades Jeffrey Lendrum helicoptered up and rappelled down to aeries on cliff faces from Patagonia to Quebec, snatching unhatched raptors and selling them, investigators believe, to wealthy Middle Eastern falconers. This week in London, one of the most bizarre criminals in modern history goes on trial for the fourth time. Here is his story.

Where Your Wool Comes From

Where Your Wool Comes From

The eight Peruvian immigrants who work as shepherds on the S. Martinez ranch in Washington have a colossal job: keep about 4,000 animals safe from predators so their wool can be harvested in the spring for companies like Pendleton and Woolrich