City Life

One silver lining of self-isolation: our nonhuman neighbors have the run, swim and fly of the place.

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The population of New Haven is about 130,000.

Or is it?

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The uncounted, a small number of whom are pictured here, beg to differ.

Photo Key:

1. Possum along Chapel Street.
2. Female mallard at the Edgewood Park Duck Pond.
3. Raccoon on Howe Street.
4. Squirrel on the New Haven Green.
5. Swan at the Edgewood Park Duck Pond.
6. Doggie in the window on Orchard Street.
7. Mallards at the New Haven Duck Pond.
8. Seagull above the Temple Street Garage.
9. Low-tide snails on Long Wharf.
10. Possum along Chapel Street.
11. Seagulls in Quinnipiac River Park.

Written and photographed by Dan Mims. This story originally published on July 13, 2018.

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Dan has worked for a couple of major media companies, but he likes Daily Nutmeg best. As DN’s editor, he writes, photographs, edits and otherwise shepherds ideas into fully realized feature stories.

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