Papua New Guinea

Ensorcelled: Sorcery Meets Industry in Papua New Guinea

Riding on the tailgate of a two-seater truck as it rattled over bone-shaking potholes and pits of mud, Jacob leaned over and told me a local sorcerer was currently trying to kill him. I wiped a fly off my nose ...

Why Do Mysterious Lizards Have Green Blood?

Roses are red, violets are blue … and these lizards’ blood is green. It’s not a trick of the imagination or a penchant for food coloring—Prasinohaema skinks living on the island of New Guinea actually have green blood, bones, ...

Why Do Mysterious Lizards Have Green Blood?

Roses are red, violets are blue … and these lizards’ blood is green. It’s not a trick of the imagination or a penchant for food coloring—Prasinohaema skinks living on the island of New Guinea actually have green blood, bones, ...