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 […]

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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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