Here, But Not There, Be Tigers: On Wallace’s Line

A poem about biogeography

Section of tiger skin showing red and white fur marked with black lines.
Photo by Max van den Oetelaar on Unsplash

All maps are lines drawn by people:

borders separating countries (whatever countries are)

coastlines fixed and rigid, untroubled by hurricanes

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Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com

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Bronwen Scott

Bronwen Scott

Zoologist, writer, artist, museum fan, enjoying life in the tropical rainforest of Far North Queensland. She/her. Website: bronwenscott.com

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