“Billions and billions,” he said in his best Carl Sagan. Not locally, but still…
The truest wild beasts live in the most populous places.
Sometime tomorrow, the predicted U.S. population will exceed three hundred million: five percent of the world's six and one-half billion.
I remember talk of overpopulation when I was a small boy. We don't seem to talk about it anymore, but I remain concerned.
Tip o' the virtual hat to Ed Mooney for the Census Bureau pointer.