Written by R. Ellis
When I first arrived at Tiputini Biodiversity Station, I was confronted with a daunting reality: I was responsible for being able to individually recognize all 80 or so monkeys we observe. 707 more words
(1980’s | academese | “leader of the pack,” “take-charge guy,” “macho man,” “dominant male”)
This expression takes advantage of the fact that we are animals and there is something very satisfying about showing direct analogies between human and animal behavior. 725 more words
Bonobos are incredibly smart. They can build fires, cook meals, are sex positive and can even get pretty far in Pac-Man.
Science moves so fast in our modern era that we forget how young some scientific disciplines really are. Darwin founded evolutionary biology just over 150 years ago. 1,015 more words