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Photo of the Day #922: Gelada

A gelada (Theropithecus gelada), photographed at the Bronx Zoo.

A leopard (Panthera pardus). Image from Wikipedia. When a leopard eats a baboon, what is left behind? This question is not only relevant to primatologists and zoologists. Even though instances of predation on humans is relatively rare, big cats still kill and consume people, and when they do they can virtually obliterate a body. Yet,…

Category: Anthropology As I mentioned just prior to my move to Sb, I spent this past Saturday at NYU at the “Evolutionary Anthropology at the Interface” conference, which was primarily a celebration of the work of Cliff Jolly. I’m still a bit over my head when it comes to knowing the full “Who’s Who” of…