I'm referring to moose, of course. From an interview with biologist Joel Berger in the New York Times:
Q. O.K., why did the moose go down to the road?
A. If she's a native of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem and she's pregnant, she may have done it because she wanted to give birth in a place…
I made my own homage to Marey and Mili. I will leave it to the reader to judge whether this constitutes any kind of poetry in motion. I fear not.
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Posted via web from David Dobbs's Somatic Marker
Scientists working in Yellowstone National Park have shown how pregnant and new mother moose use humans to help ward off potential predators.
Why did the moose cross the road?
The scientists tracked a number of moose starting in the year 1995 to study their movements over time. They found, to…
We all would love to see a moose and its calf along the roadside, right? I woke up to one on my front deck last week. Well in Yellowstone National Park, your chances are better than ever. Moose may be smarter than you think though: they are using you and your car as a shield. Human shields.…