Paula Young Lee

Paula Young Lee

Paula Young Lee is a leading scholar of animal studies and a historian of zoos, currently based at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts. Books include Meat, Modernity, and the Rise of the Slaughterhouse, 2008, and Gorgeous Beasts: Animal Bodies in Historical Perspective, forthcoming with PSU Press.

Let Them Eat Cupcakes

Last Saturday, my 80-year-old dad and his lady friend came to my house in Wellesley for lunch. I roasted haunch of venison shot with bow and arrow and served it with butternut-squash lasagna made with winter vegetables from our garden. My dad looked ...

Dangerous Wild Animals Murdered LIVE on TV!

“Uh, there’s a lion…standing there under the streetlight,” the 911 caller told the Ohio dispatcher. Another caller declared, “I think I’ve just seen one. Looked like a jaguar or a wolf or something.” These lines sound as if they ...

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