holy cow issue
Over two millennia, the rare breed has served as many things: pagan sacrifice, royal hunting game, and a national treasure.
As production slows, the lack of antivenom will put up to 10,000 people in developing African countries at risk for fatal snake bites by June 2016—an Ebola-scale epidemic.
Then we look at Swiss artist Namsa Leuba's South African photo diary and Motherboard explains how the Plum Island Animal Disease Center became a potential terrorist target.
Check out all the awesome stories and photographs packed into our April Holy Cow Issue.