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I always tell people who visit us in Africa to read a vey small and little known book called “A window onto Wilderness”, a jewel of a book that compiles reports from East African rangers and wardens giving you a feeling for the way things were over 50 years ago. 1,733 more words

Bush Stories And Anecdotes

Stories from the Field: Back in the Mac.

** To celebrate the Alberta September field season, it’s shortening days and industry tempers, I give you a little tidbit of it here. For those of you in archaeology, may you have good food, good company, and good digging soil. 440 more words



It was not hot but HOT that day next to a waterhole in the Kruger National Park. My thoughts roved somewhere between life as I know it and this moment in nature. 341 more words


Copenhagen Zoo

Monday my class and I visited the Zoo in Copenhagen

Baboon Butts and oceanic stoichiometry

Monkey themed help session! Life doesn’t get any better than this.¬†Everyone is so smart in this class, so this simple-little problem probably won’t come up in the study, in fact¬†there is a good chance nobody will show up at all. 15 more words


Constant argument!

Baboons have a lot of arguments. Especially the young ones are constantly busy with playful fighting.

I enjoy watching them as long as they stay out of my room :-)

South Africa

Desert Diving

We went on our first desert outing of “the season” yesterday. I calculate “the season” as “not summer.” Kinda like the symphony season. The theater and ballet and debutante and ballroom season. 846 more words

Foreign Girl