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Palaeoloxodon cypriotes Bate

Zyprischer Zwergelefant (Palaeoloxodon cypriotes)

Diese zwergwüchsige Elefantenart, die einst auf der Insel Zypern lebte, erreichte eine Schulterhöhe von nur etwa 1 m.

Anhand von Funden in verschiedenen Höhlen gehen Wissenschaftler davon aus, dass die ersten menschlichen Bewohner der Insel einen Großteil der hier lebenden, endemischen Tierarten ausgerottet haben, darunter auch den Zyprischen Zwergelefanten. 170 more words



Nothing happens for ages and then something big comes along. Something as big as an elephant!

I am working on a submission for Knitty, which is very hush hush, but which might make it into their First Fall edition (keep your fingers crossed.) In the meantime, I am also working on this elephant. 17 more words


Truthy Tuesday, Brave New World

I recently finished listening to Brave New World by Aldous Huxley.

What I’m struck by is the timelessness of the novel. The surrender of love and truth and art for the sake of ‘happiness’. 149 more words


Yala National Park

Recently, my family and I went on a little adventure to Sri Lanka. This was my first experience of Southern Asia, let alone Sri Lanka, so as you can imagine I was beyond excited! 421 more words


See What The Elephant Sanctuary is All About!

Elephants are some of the most beautiful creatures that inhabit the Earth but they are endangered. In this post, we are highlighting our friends at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, founded in 1995. 204 more words

Chemart Company

One of the most exotic and exciting places to visit on the planet, Thailand is fast being recognised as the go-to location for a romantic holiday destination for two. 348 more words

Destination Wedding