Friday Faves March 25, 2016

Dominance: An illusion when it comes to dog-human relationships

domThe always astute John Bradshaw wrote a lovely summary this week as to why trying to assess your relationship with you dog through the lens of a hierarchy is misguided and a possible welfare issue. Read it here!

Could a parrot serve as a witness?

echofascinating story of a parrot who knew too much...while humans have a long history of placing animals on trial, this is a new case questioning whether a talking parrot who had been previously owned by a mob boss could provide court evidence against him.




Prairie Dogs: Cute but deadly

Turns out prairie dogs are top killers of a fellow rodent, the ground squirrel. Although it's not unusual for carnivores to kill other carnivorous species, herbivore-on-herbivore violence is considered rare!

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Eye Candy: Hidden cameras capture beautiful wildlife shots

Just for fun, check out some lovely pics of African wildlife caught by camera traps.



One thought on “Friday Faves March 25, 2016

  1. Nerozlišoval som podľa typu školy, ale podľa toho, ako k tomu pristupujú a aké sú ich motivácie. Nepreháňal by som to hneď s 3000 a výberom študentov, to nie je ten správny materiál na učiteľa. Ale adekvátne ohodnotenie a hlavne adekvátny spoločenský status, si to vyžaduje. Inak sa to žiadanou profesiou skrátka nestane a bude tam chodiť viac neschopákov než entuziastov a šikovných ľudí.


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