Black Waters—Panic at SeaThe question is not, “Can they reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” but rather, “Can they suffer?”
—JEREMY BENTHAM, EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY PHILOSOPHER
There they were. The scales on the sardines flashed and shimmered as they reflected the sunlight streaming through the water. After feeding their ravenous chicks for two straight days, and having swum several miles to reach the foraging grounds, the penguins were ready to eat. While they usually went out to sea in small groups, once they located a school of fish, every penguin had to...