Ali Wunderman is a freelance writer and founder of the wildlife magazine, The Naturalist. You can find her jetsetting around the globe in search of strange creatures, and exploring her hometown of San Francisco.
My Immigrant Father Was Separated from His Parents
He and I are still paying the price, 50 years later.
You Couldn’t Tell From My Instagram That I Was Thinking About Killing Myself
We need you to show up when we’re unable to ask for it.
We See You, Fake Service Dog Owners
You're ruining it for people who actually need them.
What's Freaking Me Out
I Can Only Sleep Peacefully in a Bed That’s Not Mine
"When I was camping in the jungles of Belize surrounded by actual dangers like jaguars and poachers with guns, I slept soundly in my totally exposed jungle hammock."
California Has a Plan to Fix the Golden Gate’s Suicide Problem
More people end their lives on the bridge than any other place in the US.
How This Distillery Is Turning Thin Air Into Booze
In the midst of California's serious drought, one Bay Area-based spirits company sought a more sustainable solution to creating vodka.
California Has the Most Peaceful Bullfights on Earth
Here, the bullfighting is bloodless. Bulls wear a Velcro patch on their shoulders while men on horseback try to tag them with Velcro-tipped darts.