Nature vs “Nature”

There have been a lot of stories lately with the theme of “cute eats cute” and variations on it. Although I don’t think the alligator attacking a child at Disneyworld qualifies, there were people who were upset that in the search for the child they were killing alligators and cutting them open to look for evidence. Yeah, pretty gruesome I admit.

Less gruesomely, I came across some stories about bird watchers  (who you normally think of as pretty “nice” people) being upset when they witness the cruelty of nature up close. One is a New York Times story about someone trying to help bluebirds nest on his property