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Stories by Madeline McCurry-Schmidt

How to Catch a Shark

Researcher Eugenie Clark is 90 years old. Her office shelves are lined with gaping shark jaws. One is from a tiger shark. It bit her once—the only shark bite of her life.She was driving to talk to a student group, and the shark jaw sat on the passenger seat...

September 12, 2012 — Madeline McCurry-Schmidt

Dr. Dove's Unicorns

Dr. W. Franklin Dove spent years of his career creating unicorns. Unicorn goats, unicorn cows. Even tri-horned animals roamed Dove’s barns.Dove created these strangely-horned animals by removing immature “horn buds” from the heads of young animals and implanting the horn buds to a different location on the skull...

November 29, 2011 — Madeline McCurry-Schmidt
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