Category Archives: Animalia

Birth of the blue morphos

SUMMARY: Today’s “Museum Monday” features a visit to the Natural History Museum’s new Sensational Butterflies exhibition, where we watch a time-lapse video of their blue morpho butterflies emerging from chrysalises The Natural History Museum’s filmmakers recently captured a time-lapse video … Continue reading

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Journal Club: Birdfeeding favours non-native bird species

SUMMARY: Feeding urban birds on bread and seed encourages high densities of introduced bird species at the expense of native species, thereby altering bird communities in cities, according to a new study Feeding wild birds is a hugely popular pastime … Continue reading

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Beatboxing birdsongs of New York

SUMMARY: In these fascinating videos, we see how one man’s quest to merge two passions — bird watching and beatbox music – has created an experimental new form of music I love beatboxing, but as an ornithologist and birder, I … Continue reading

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Nellie Gets The News

My friend, Bob, broke the news about the election to a good friend of his who lives in Central Park Continue reading

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Hebridean Black-faced Sheep

A really wonderful image for you to enjoy, courtesy of a good friend and talented photographer! Continue reading

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The Amazing Hook-Nosed Sea Pig

Another image for you to enjoy, courtesy of a good friend who is a talented photographer! Continue reading

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Baboon versus Flamingos

This streaming video shows a group of hungry baboons that find themselves surrounded by a million flamingos. Continue reading

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Sprinkler Fun with Twin Baby Moose

Here’s a sweet little video showing twin baby moose playing in a sprinkler in the back yard of a resident of Ankorage, Alaska. Continue reading

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Underwater Astonishments

This wonderful streaming video shows the amazing ways that marine life has evolved to fit their environment. Continue reading

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What's a Mountain Cow?

It’s an endangered animal that is closely related to horses and rhinoceros. Continue reading

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