The Conversation – Academic Rigor – 12 August “When you think of “conifers”, tall, conical shaped trees often found in … More
When Did Humans Domesticate the Horse?
Smithsonian Magazine – 22 May “They say dogs are man’s best friend, but horses could also claim that title. Horses … More
Do Animals Know Their Grandparents?
The more time you spend watching our animal pals the more you have probably realized how much you don’t know … More
We found grizzly, black and polar bears together for the first time
Academic rigor, journalistic flair November 2018 “North America’s three bear species — black bears, grizzly bears and polar bears — … More
Learning from gorillas to save killer whales
November 8, 2018 by Kat Kerlin, UC Davis “In 2018, the southern resident killer whale population in the Pacific Northwest’s … More
How translating wolf facial expressions could help us understand domesticated dogs
Researchers are deciphering the way these pack animals communicate and it seems that facial expressions, rather than sounds or scents, … More
What an ‘Octopus Census’ Near Seattle Found
Once a year, the Seattle Aquarium enlists local divers to search for giant Pacific octopuses in the Puget Sound. Hallie … More
R.I.P. Pete. Safe Journey.
Over the years I’ve spent a lot of time watching Pete enjoy his domain. I loved it when he sat … More
Earth Lost 2.5 Billion Years’ Worth of Evolutionary History in Just 130,000 Years
“Even if humans curbed destructive actions within next 50 years, it would take between five to seven million years for … More