Evolution News and Views (ENV) provides original reporting and analysis about the debate over intelligent design and evolution, including breaking news about scientific research.

Evolution News and Views
Nature NEWS

The Rabbi Who Played with Leopards

Jerry Coyne at Why Evolution Is True announces that he has completed his yet-to-be-titled masterwork. This is the one bashing religion in his characteristically sensitive and fine-fingered mannered. Mazal tov!

Dr. Coyne also frequently mentions his wish someday to have the opportunity to play with a big cat -- a tiger or bobcat, for example ("Just once, Lord, just once..."). Here in a video that just came across my Facebook feed is our friend Rabbi Natan Slifkin playing with a couple of feisty young leopards. He received a wound, I assume from the second one that leaps at him. But don't worry, he went in armed with a tetanus booster.


I wrote about Rabbi Slifkin's stimulating and worthwhile book The Challenge of Creation at The Weekly Standard a while back.

I'm on Twitter. Follow me @d_klinghoffer.