It is funny how deep connections are periodically unveiled in life, that bring meaning where none was previously apparent. Recently, […]
FDR Velodrome site is in flood hazard zone—Real Estate Appraisal used old data.
South Philadelphia’s FDR park is the proposed site for a new “Olympic caliber velodrome.” The proposal (Project 250 Alternative Analysis) has […]
An unusual observation at a hybrid Manakin lek in Panama
I was digging through some old field notes yesterday, and came across an interesting entry from a research expedition to western […]
A large flock of Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) moving south along the eastern seaboard
The last few days (11/20-29) has witnessed an amazing spectacle: a migratory flock of 24+ Sandhill Cranes (Grus canadensis) observed […]
A short correspondence concerning ethics and Discovery Channel wildlife programs
In early October of this year, I was approached by the representative of a production company that wanted to use my footage […]
A predator-prey interaction between Green Anaconda (Eunectes Murinus) and Spectacled Caiman (Caiman Crocodilus).
Despite its legendary status in herpetological folklore, surprisingly little is known about the life history of the Green Anaconda Eunectes […]
Scientific musings on the future of the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) in an era of climate change
Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) share a close ancestry with the brown bear (U. arctos), and are currently distributed as a […]