Recent developments in the ongoing human/animal struggle:
* A plane was pumped full of poisonous gas to kill escaped pythons.
* Humans pledged "millions" to save bees.
* 21 horses dropped dead, mysteriously, right before a polo match.
* Somalian pirates "could only lament their littleness" when thousands of dolphins rebuffed their attacks on Chinese merchants.
We "Huzzah!" a special shout out to Harper's Weekly Review, which has joined our special coverage of this ensuing event.