Susan McCarthy

Susan McCarthy is the author of Becoming a Tiger: How Baby Animals Learn to Live in the Wild, and coauthor, with Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, of When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals.

From Collecting to Recollecting


This San Mateo coast reserve–home to brilliantly colored nudibranchs, 20-armed sun stars, and pupping harbor seals–has been transformed from a place of collection and plunder to one of exploration and wonder.