I’ve spoken before about how YouTube and the explosion of camera phones has given animal behaviour researchers a a way of quantifying behaviour that is rarely seen, or would once have been thought of as anecdotal. Well here’s a short … Continue reading “Salvador Dumbo” →
New title for a band: Granny and the Blackfish. TheDodo.Com reports that Granny, a 103 year old orca has been spotted off of Canada. Just another example of wild, long-living orcas. And another spit in the face to SeaWorld.
Lately I’ve had a song from the TV series ‘Nashville’ stuck in my head – titled I Just Can’t Get it Right. Copenhagen Zoo was back in the news last week for another culling. The Guardian and the Independent report … Continue reading “Of Denmark, Zoos and Lions” →
If you live in the UK or US you’re running out of excuses not to watch the documentary Blackfish. It’s had a cinematic release and been shown on the BBC, as well as being available on iTunes. For the uninitiated, … Continue reading “Blackfish” →