New York City's 7 Train Takes You on an Urban Safari
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If you hop on New York City's 7 train for a trip from Grand Central Station to outer Queens, you can expect to see a lot of things. One that you may not have expected is an incredible ecological diversity.As Gavin Browning writes in Good:
You might be surprised to learn that the crowded real estate market alongside the train line teems with oysters, chickens, cormorants, germs, snakefish, dogs, squirrels, geese, worms and falcons—and to unexpected results.
Now, the "Safari 7 Reading Room," an exhibition at Columbia University, is exploring this unique ecology.
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Read more about urban ecology:
The TH Interview: Beth Fetterley of the Urban Ecology Center
The Ecology of Cities
Greenwich Ecology Park
Transforming Concrete Jungles into Urban Orchards