9 zoological things I am excited about in 2018

9 zoological things I am excited about in 2018

Is it just me, or was 2017 a tough year for everyone? For me, it wasn't all bad. But, I am confident that this year is going to be much better than the last. To start 2018 off the right way, I have put together a list of nine zoological things I am really looking [...]

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Dinosaurs, Animal Farts and Pterosaur Sex: Tet Zoo Con 2017

Dinosaurs, Animal Farts and Pterosaur Sex: Tet Zoo Con 2017

Although I'm studying for a PhD in ornithology, I'm a big fan of all things zoology. I had heard good things about the "TetZooniverse" over on Twitter, so this October I took the plunge and hopped on a train down to London from Glasgow for the 4th TetZoo (Tetrapod Zoology) Convention, an extension of the [...]

Species Spotlight #2: “Dancing” Yeti Crab

Species Spotlight #2: “Dancing” Yeti Crab

If you haven't seen the prequel for the upcoming nature documentary series BBC Blue Planet 2, where have you been? The trailer features a mixture of stunning clips from the new series, narrated by zoology icon David Attenborough and overlaid with an epic soundtrack blending vocals from rock band Radiohead and music from Hans Zimmer. [...]