Zoology

Working with crocs in a frozen world

June 16, 2016 0

Crocodiles may not be the first creature that comes to mind when you think of Norway. And if you are Norwegian you are most likely never going to see, let alone, handle a croc. So […]

Zoology

Immersed in the world of the Crocodile

June 7, 2016 0

This May, from the 22nd to the 28th, I was extremely fortunate to have attended, all thanks to Professor Downs, the IUCN crocodile specialist group (CSG) 24th working meeting at Kruger National Park. For me […]

Zoology

Wildlife highlights of the Queensland Coast

June 1, 2016 0

I had always wanted to visit Queensland. A place where rainforest literally meets the sea is probably top of most people’s lists. A trip to visit a friend in Melbourne developed and extended into a […]

Zoology

Size isn’t everything

May 3, 2016 0

Why we need to stop ignoring insects and begin to worship them As a student of entomology, I feel this obligation, as an “Insect Ambassador”, to go out and spread the word of insects to […]

Zoology

The Pickled Pineapple Snake

October 20, 2015 0

© Dan Eatherley 2015 My first bushmaster was a dead bushmaster. The reptilian cadaver I held in my hands was in a neat stiff spiral the size of an extra large pizza. The snake’s mouth […]

Zoology

So you’re going to work in a zoo?

September 9, 2015 4

This is the question that has haunted me since I decided I wanted to study zoology. For years I answered people with the same pre-recorded spiel that everyone in my class has engrained in their […]

Zoology

Scouring Cambridge for Amphibians

September 9, 2015 4

If there is one thing I can say that I enjoy more than most it is wandering around the edge of a pond in the pouring rain with a torch in my hand counting amphibians. […]

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