There Are No Fat Animals

Andrew R. French
10 min readAug 27, 2022

There are no overweight animals in the wild, only animals that have extra fat layers to survive.

Here in the Midwest we like to joke about hibernating through the winter, but we don’t actually hibernate and we shouldn’t pretend that we do. Instead, we gorge ourselves on late-night lasagna, cookies, and cocoa, all while watching the TV or reading books. As a result, we put on the pounds in the winter. But they don’t come…

Andrew R. French

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