Re-Painting the Spotted Dog, Spectacled Bear & those Siberian/Manchurian Felids

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/opinion/15kristof.html?emc=eta1 Short Note: A friend just shared this article with me and it is particularly timely following my post concerning the branding of uber-iconic mega-fauna. The African Wild Dog has been “re-branded” by conservationists as the painted hunting dog or painted dog in hopes of drawing more attention to the plight of this endangered canid […]

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Facebook, Social Butterflies, & Social Networking in Herds of the Exceptionally Rare Visayan Spotted Deer

{Source} Termites, gorillas, orca, and grey wolves are considered “social butterflies” according to one random website that surfaced on my browser. I was looking for a list of nature’s most social animals in the context of very fundamental sociobiological parameters. I must say that I was rather disappointed that this was top ranked web resource on the topic. I was not […]

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