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Why would you want a field guide to all of the carninvores? They live everywhere, so there is no reason to carry around a field identification guide with ALL of them unless you were going everywhere in the whole world on one trip! Yet, there is such a field guide, Carnivores of the World, and…

Cats vs Dogs

Hat tip: Todd.

This is the most challenging time of year for duck watching. But it may be easier than one thinks to bump into a wolf in the forest.

Does your back yard slope up, away from your house, or does it slope down? The likelihood that your yard slopes one way or the other … statistically … depends in large part on what region you live in. (Here I’ll be speaking mainly of the US, but the principle applies broadly.) If you live…

Physics, To A Dog (A poem)

To a dog, a balloon is a rock that floats. To a dog, a lever is a perch for stoats. To a dog, particle decay1 is not about nooks To a dog, gravity is just another way to puke. To a dog, a quantum is a kibble To a dog, a quark is to nibble.…

Which is Better: Cats or Dogs?

Katz: Dawg: OK, so the Dawg obvoiusly wins. Let’s give the katz one more chance:

The Corgi Dog Story

Under the present circumstances, it is clear that I now have to tell my one Welsh Corgi story. This is about a corgi named Dillon.

Super Dog Saves Other Dog

Hat tip: Ana the Blogless

My Friend Curly and the President Elect

Obamadog. Barack Obama’s first serious mistake since the election. Many of you heard the question at President Elect Obama’s first news conference, which was mainly about the economy, regarding what kind of dog the girls would be getting as per a deal apparently made some time ago. The only safe answer to that question would…

Coming back to the research base camp, one day, in the Ituri Forest (DR Congo) the first thing I noticed was that our cat was quite dead and even stiff. Her neck had been broken by some sort of carnivore, but strangely, she was not eaten. A leopard or some other creature would have eaten…