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A practical guide for inferring reliable dominance hierarchies and estimating their uncertainty

There are thousands of academic papers published each year. But how do they all come about? Damien Farine and Alfredo Sánchez-Tójar share the ‘behind the scenes’ story of their recent paper on dominance hierarchies, and how it was all due to a fortunate encounter… 927 more words

Guest Post

Baboons: Social media campaign attacks BTT members

Animal Rights Activists – Social Media Campaign – Tokai Baboon

Over the last five days, an emotional social media campaign has been launched by Baboon Matters and their supporters against the BTT and professionals working for the City of Cape Town, HWS and the SPCA. 921 more words


The Smoke That Thunders

Thursday, January 4, 2018

I’m feeling much better this morning. We did walk to a nearby pharmacy to get some electrolyte powder to mix into our water. 382 more words


The Summer Season

It rained on New Year’s eve here in Cape Town and we awoke at dawn on the morning of the 1st to the gentle patter of raindrops still falling.  467 more words

Nature Photography

Picture of the Moment—I'm just a hairy guy, morning, noon & night

Yesterday Jim & I went to the San Diego Zoo for two purposes: to visit the finally completed, now open Conrad Prebys Africa Rocks exhibit; and to test out my new Tamron 90mm macro lens on the plants. 125 more words