I just want to thank the Horde, and El specifically, for this thread. It helped me process a lot of what I've been thinking in regards to art and identity. My life has been--is--limited, and the lionshare of my 30s has been about getting some sense of the wade swath of experience to which I am ill-exposed. This is a place of contention and challenge, but the true joy, for me, comes from those moments when I get the privilege of seeing the world through the eyes of someone totally different from me.
A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.