I recently read a journal article by Amanda Rees (University of York) called “Anthropomorphism, Anthropocentrism and Anecdote: Primatologists on Primatology”, which appeared in the journal… 773 more words
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Last week, people around the world mourned the death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. According to the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, California, we were not the only primates mourning. 6,804 more words
When Reading About Chimpanzees Turns Into Cormack McCarthy's "The Road". Cannibalism and Infanticide: Primatologists Report.
Reading Cormack McCarthy’s The Road – which I admittedly did mainly because I intended to see the movie – was one of the most excruciating encounters I ever had with literature. 1,345 more words
Monday, June 2nd, 2014
Yesterday was my low. I had been upset when the children would not let me play soccer with them because I was a girl, and my heart had broken when I was brought a baby mammal (possibly a mongoose or a cane rat, though it was too young to identify) with it’s tiny body convulsing in the palm of my hand. 1,160 more words