The World Wildlife Fund recently released its Living Planet Report 2018, and the news is dire for the world's wildlife. The following are a few of the sobering statistics highlighted in the report: "OUR LIVING PLANET, AT A GLANCE 60% - Populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60% … Continue reading News on the Wing: November Edition
It's hard to keep up with all the bird-related news and happenings on social media, so why not head on over to News on the Wing to see some of the best Tweets captured over the last few weeks! If there are news articles or events from social media you think we should highlight in … Continue reading News on the Wing – October Edition
What could be more relaxing than enjoying a Sunday Siesta in a cushy armchair and catching up with The Roost's crazy flock! Catch up with Morty, and then why not head over to get up to speed on how Bubbles and Zack are attempting to keep their mom on the straight, narrow- and sane path! … Continue reading Relaxing this Sunday? Catch up with The Roost!
The Ediacaran fauna, a group of extinct species that lived between 571 and 541 million years ago, has been an evolutionary anomaly. Its fossil record contains multicellular organisms, but they are just plain weird, bearing little resemblance to present-day metazoan (multicellular) animals. The two species of “dickinsoniids” shown below, for example, lack a mouth or […] … Continue reading The earliest known animal? — Why Evolution Is True