Category Archives: life

Lion pride in South Africa, video — Dear Kitty. Some blog


This video from South Africa says about itself: Incredible Lion Sighting ! Lion Pride with 5 Males walking down the road in Kruger Park. “I witnessed this incredible Lion Pride encounter when I was driving past Kumana dam on my … Continue reading

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Steaming piles of dung


Originally posted on The Waterthrush Blog:
I hesitate to provide a link to creationist nonsense, but sometimes it’s helpful to illustrate just what we’re up against in The Enlightenment 2.0. Case in point, check out this Jack Chick cartoon on…

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Dear Christian Legislator,


Look, I get it. You’ve been raised and educated in a society that values faith foremost. The stronger your faith the closer you are to God, and there is no better way to demonstrate the strength of that faith than … Continue reading

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Non-trivial sacrifices of the itinerant academic


Inspired by a conversation stemming from this Tweet . . . I thought I’d share a bit about the sacrifices we’ve made in support of my academic career. This is just a reality check for understanding’s and expectations’ sake, and … Continue reading

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Stegosaur species compared, video — Dear Kitty. Some blog


This 24 August 2018 video says about itself: Stegosaur family species comparison Welcome to the fifth round of the new dinosaur comparison videos. In this comparison video, we shall compare the different stegosaur family species, also known as stegosaurids. These … Continue reading

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Return to the Wild: Conservation hope for the scimitar-horned oryx


Originally posted on Animal Ecology In Focus:
In this post for Endangered Species Day Jared Stabach, a research ecologist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute highlights the sharp decline in large mammal species across the Sahara and focuses on species…

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Outdoor Radio: Grassland Ambassadors Help Globetrotting Bobolinks Successfully Nest — Vermont Center for Ecostudies


If there is any one bird that got me interested in birding, it’s probably the Bobolink. On the family farm in New York’s Mohawk Valley, we had Bobolinks nesting each summer in our small pasture and in the hayfields across … Continue reading

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