L.A. Gone Wild
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Los Angeles is not often viewed through the lens of its vibrant ecology, but nature—or, at least, a peculiarly urban version of it—lurks in its homes, fruit-tree-filled backyards, concrete rivers, and steep-sided canyons. From seasonal visitors to escaped marsupials, and from invasive species to uncounted arachnids, L.A. has developed its own unique zoology. Here is an introductory guide to a handful of the wild creatures that also call our sprawling city home.
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