“Biophilia, if it exists, and I believe it exists, is the innately emotional affiliation of human beings to other living organisms. “
— Edward O. Wilson
Camouflaged deer on a hillside in northern Alabama
Look closely near the center of the photo.
Green snake hunting among sweet pepper plants in south Mobile county
Biophilia is defined as the innate ability to relate to nature and living things. While everyone may not be blessed with this characteristic, all should develop an understanding and appreciation of how all living things are interdependent. The links below help to explain interdependence through food webs and ecosystems.
Human beings depend on other living things, so get emotional – we can’t live without them!