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Tool-wielding Monkeys Push Shellfish To Edge Of Extinction

According to NewScientist –

HUMANS aren’t the only primate to have pushed their prey towards extinction. Monkeys have also over-exploited animals for food. Long-tailed macaques… 90 more words


Frank has set the photo challenge of Stones. I know I have posted these before but they are stones that represent a part of the history of Australia. 190 more words


The good, the bad and the bondwe

They say you shouldn’t go food shopping when you’re hungry because you buy impulsively. I’m now a firm believer in that piece of wisdom.

More than two weeks after returning from Zambia, I’m still recovering from acute food poisoning that struck during the final few days of the project.  1,330 more words

Victoria Falls

Journey to Belize: Lab Work

This entry details events that took place on May 25, 2017; immediately following the occurrences described here.

When I awoke on the morning of May 25, I was not at my best. 721 more words


Earliest Human Habitation of Australia Finally Dated Conclusively to 65,000 Years Ago

The oldest axe in the world has been found in Australia, and it is 65,000 years old. This pushes back the previously considered window of earliest Australian human population by thousands of years. 212 more words

Heading for the smoke that thunders

As the rain drips over soggy England, I’m putting the final touches to the kit I’m taking out to sunny Zambia – five separate items of luggage so far – and counting. 723 more words

Victoria Falls

A New Timeline -- and an Old Brain -- for Homo Sapiens

Anthropologists recently made a fascinating discovery: Homo sapiens fossils found in Morocco date back 300,000 years. Until about a week ago, we thought our species reaches back only 200,000 years. 180 more words

1. Human Origins & The Paleolithic