World Wildlife Day: Education and Celebration!

Today is World Wildlife Day, a day that the United Nations set aside to celebrate wildlife and raise awareness about what you can do to help protect vulnerable species of plants and animals (many of which have been made vulnerable by human activities). Particular focus is being placed on stopping wildlife crime,… » 3/03/15 12:24pm Tuesday 12:24pm

Thursidae - Ursus americanus Editon

New series, everyone! Pitchblende deserves credit both for the idea of doing a series about bear species as well as the name of the series. I confess I was reluctant to start writing about bears, because honestly they scare the shit out of me, more than any of the other predators I've written about. However, maybe… » 2/26/15 5:30pm 2/26/15 5:30pm

Pinnipednesday - Leptonychotes weddellii Edition

Well, folks, we've come to the end of the series on pinnipeds. This has been a really fun one, and I hope that you've all found it to be informative as well. I just added everything up, and so far I've completed five series, with a total of 167 entries on distinct species (including this one). I'll post the… » 2/11/15 10:35pm 2/11/15 10:35pm