Pizza rat vs. Milkshake squirrel
I love urban wildlife and the way they have adapted to exploit the resources available to them in the environment, like human food waste. This week, pizza rat and milkshake squirrel highlighted rodents' ability to carry large food items, and digest a variety of foods.
Meet the Tarsier - they always look surprised to see you
A tiny, carnivorous primate with big eyes, these nighttime creatures are both cute and vicious.
Learn more about them!!
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January 9, 2015
One of my favorite blogs out there, Dog Spies, comes through just in time for Friday Faves. How people react when you tell them you study...dogs??????? Is that a science?
YES! Animal behavior/cognition is science!
Image via Dog Spies!
. Tags: Friday faves on cat people, cats, companion animal science, dog people, dogs, DogSpies, domestic cats, history of pet-keeping, human animal interactions, human personality .
May 30, 2014