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Cincinnati zookeepers kill gorilla after boy falls into its enclosure

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

REUTERS: A male gorilla in the Cincinnati Zoo was killed by keepers on Saturday (May 29) after he dragged around a four-year-old boy who fell into the enclosure, a zoo official said. 171 more words

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A Critique in Cake #BakeMyThesis

“This is your PhD,” my friends said, proudly presenting a cake decorated with plastic animals. “It’s a farm! And you do farming, yeah?”

Sort of. I research agricultural labour in eighteenth-century England (with an emphasis on the “labour” bit). 433 more words


13th May 1607. 'Suffer us to Famines'.

‘They ne’er cared for us yet: suffer us to famines, and their stores crammed with grain’: Shakespeare’s, Coriolanus.

Could this have been written to assuage the guilt at a time of shortage, for the Poet… 347 more words


The Time of Your Life

In the 2011 sci-fi film In Time, Justin Timberlake plays a factory worker in a dystopian future where each person is born with a set allotment of time-currency. 3,929 more words


Starting our enclosure project

I have created a new page on our site today to keep track of our enclosure project.

Starting our enclosure project

Update from the forest

For anyone who has been to Mefou and left a piece of their heart behind here is what has been going on over the past few months…. 4,032 more words