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A Cruelty-Free World?

Some writers think nature isn’t very nice. David Pearce is one such writer. Pearce told George Dvorsky at the weblog io9 (a daily publication connected with… 450 more words


Evils of the Naturalistic Fallacy

I saw a link today to this article, concerning the prospect of engineering predation out of the ecology in the interest of eliminating suffering (see also the… 300 more words


In the News!

A couple quick updates from the lab!

Brad‘s research on sexual dimorphism of scorpions was recently featured on livescience: http://www.livescience.com/45938-female-scorpions-bite-more.html   Want to read the actual paper? 70 more words


Leopard vs Crocodile

The astonishing spectacle of a leopard savaging a crocodile has been captured for the first time on camera. A series of incredible pictures taken at a South African game reserve document the first known time that a leopard has taken on and defeated one of the fearsome reptiles. 220 more words

A Woodpigeon Lunch – Carrion Crow Feeding Behaviour (11th July 2014)


During my observation visit to Rosebery Park last Friday, I was lucky enough to stumble upon a family of six carrion crows  – a pair of adults (I assume the parents, though there are reports of cooperative breeding in Spanish carrion crows – see reference), and four juveniles. 1,683 more words

Animal Behaviour Fieldnotes Assignment

The Portrait: A Predation

A face framed with the gilt of memory,
Too real now, in this hour,
Too abundantly present.
I would have it put back in its place: 71 more words

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