Close Call

Well folks, to say it’s been a hectic busy month would be an understatement. Just look at the time span between this post and my previous post? The outrage! Anyway – this is a quick recap of our last morning in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in December 2013. Since we would be leaving the park […]

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A Walk in Central Park

Last week I led a nature walk in Central Park for the American Museum of Natural History’s Membership Department. Even though I got rained on twice, there was a lot to see. Here are some of the wild creatures that were in the park on Wednesday. Turtles were basking in The Lake. Red-eared sliders are […]

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Saving the dhole: The forgotten ‘badass’ Asian dog more endangered than tigers

Let’s start at the beginning: what’s a dhole? It’s not a giant fruit corporation. It’s not Homer Simpson’s catch phrase. It’s not welfare payment by a government. Dholes are actually wild canids, efficient predators and communal pack hunters. These rust-coloured carnivores roam the jungles and montane forests of Central and East Asia filling the humid […]

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