“The [genetically modified] apples are identical to their conventional counterparts except the flesh of the fruit will retain a fresh appearance after it is sliced or bruised.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/feb/14/canadian-companys-genetically-modified-apples-win-us-approval)
Who has an appetite for covering up the bruises of fruit abuse?
“The winner of [BBC Wildlife magazine’s] poll to choose a national species for Britain is… the hedgehog.” Why do we identify most with the hedgehog? Perhaps “its unique appearance, fascinating lifestyle and unthreatening nature.” (http://www.discoverwildlife.com/british-wildlife/britains-national-species-revealed)
And especially its fatal instinct when confronted with urban monsters.