An interesting fact about Montana:.
“It is the only place in the lower 48 states in which all of the species that existed before European settlers arrived are still present.”
Oh, and this is the school where A. works now:
“…one of the “frequently asked questions” in school materials was whether students could bring their rifles to school. (They are used for hunting and the answer is yes, but they must be kept locked in a gun-storage area and are not allowed in classrooms or common areas.)
Read the whole article here. (The basic point seems to be that the university where A. now works is pretty much the best place to study wildlife biology in the world.)