Synanthropes are creatures that live and thrive close to humans but aren’t pets — animals such as pigeons, raccoons, and rats. Synanthrope comes from Greek words that mean “with” and “human,” and has been around since the 1940s. The Synanthrope Preserve is an audio tour of New York City that encourages listeners to see that place as a habitat shared between human and animal residents. This multimedia project is a collaboration between artist Gal Nissim and designer Jessica Scott-Dutcher. This is part of a complete episode.

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