Category Archives: Fun

Hyena girl meets elephant girl – A Chat for Skirts in Science

Some colleagues at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have started a series featuring conversations by female scientists called Skirts in Science.  The goal is to make women in science more visible to students, especially young women and girls. … Continue reading

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Dwarf elephant battles musth male!

16 June 2014 – S. de Silva A clear sunny day, Lucy and Mickey are off in the park with Sameera while Kumara and I stay behind to catch up on office work. It’s mid-morning when Sameera calls to tell … Continue reading

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CSU gets ready for Palm Oil Awareness Day

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An Evening With Elephants

Originally posted on Being A Better Scientist:
I am trying out something new this month: I am hosting a fundraising event! The event will take place on December 21st in San Francisco in the Randall Museum. We’ll show a BBC…

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An Evening With Elephants

Join us for a live event December 21st 2013, at the Randall Museum in San Francisco:

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Asian elephants distinguish the calls of feline predator species

In September, Vivek Thuppil and Dr. Richard G. Coss from UC Davis published a paper in the journal Biology Letters regarding wild Asian elephant behavior towards pre-recorded tiger and leopard growls while attempting to crop raid. They found out that … Continue reading

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At the water hole

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Happy Earth Day!

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Play Pandemonium

It was already a month ago I left Samburu!  The last day was a memorable one… We headed out after lunch. As it was my last day, I was still hoping to catch a glimpse of cats.  I was hoping … Continue reading

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Rainmaker

Guest post by Austin Diamond — 03 October 2012 This is Amber.  She is a grandmother. She has three daughters.  They are all comfortably married (more or less), prefer grass to grapes, and have suffered their share of life’s sorrows and joys. … Continue reading

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