Today we’d like to introduce you to Oryx Cohen.

Oryx, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.

My parents met on a commune in the early 1970s, fell in love, got married, and then hitchhiked across the country. I was born on their travels in Philadelphia, PA in 1973 and given what I can only describe as a hippie name. They saw the name in a book about animals and really liked the name Oryx, which is a large African antelope with long straight horns. I would later find out that Oryx’s are well known for two things: 1. They are the animal the unicorn is based on because they often lose a horn in battles with lions and 2. They are one of the few antelopes that can actually kill lions in a fight with their horns. They are lion-slayers. Read full article