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 […]
Red-billed Curassow (Crax blumenbachii): Conservation and Reintroduction Techniques in the Atlantic Rain Forest, Brazil
Reintroduction is a critical component of endangered species restoration, and involves attempts to re-establish an organism in parts of its […]
A plague of Common Grackles (Quiscalus quiscula) in Chester Co., PA
After spending literally thousands of hours watching wildlife all over the globe, yesterday I had one of the most surreal […]
Notes on foraging strategies of Laughing Gulls (Leucophaeus atricilla) at the Jersey shore — Boardwalk vs. Non-boardwalk
On a recent trip to the Jersey shore (i.e., the coast of New Jersey, USA), I spent a good deal […]
Keeping up with the foxes.
Every now and then, if you spend a lot of time exploring off-trail, you will have a close encounter with […]
On death as the mother of beauty, and frog embryos.
“Objects which in themselves we view with pain, we delight to contemplate when reproduced with minute fidelity: such as the forms […]