A look at the barred grass snake (natrix helvetica), evolution, classification of species and the human relationship with snakes.
Tag Archives: speciation
Caturday Special: The Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocola)
A look at the little known, beautiful and elusive South American small cat, the Pampas Cat (Leopardus colocola). Particularly a discussion on taxonomy and evidence for evolution and speciation in action.
Caturday Special: The Eurasian Cave Lion, Panthera spelaea
A discussion about the European or Eurasian Cave Lion and the interwoven nature of the relationship between lions and humans since prehistory.
Top Ten Sharks: Introduction
An introduction to the basics of sharks, explaining what the chondrichthyes are (fish made of cartilage) what the elsamobranchs are (basically sharks and rays) and a little bit of the natural history, the evolutionary past, and the sensory craziness that makes sharks so a misunderstood and awesome group of animals to study.
Forget Jaws, We Lack Discipline will teach you the reality of these maligned, misunderstood beauties.