Happy International Day of Happiness! We understand that it’s only Tuesday ( & it feels like 45 days until the weekend), but hopefully a quick read over these good news stories will put a cheeky little smile on your dial. Orphaned Baby Elephant ‘Moyo’ overcomes his fear of water At just a few days old, baby elephant Moyo was found […]
It appears the Beyonce of the sea has yet to make her appearance because it’s simply not about just putting a ring on it in the underwater world. Here are our top three courtship rituals: The Stage 5 Clinger: Male Deep Sea Anglerfish (Melanocetus johnsoni) do not have a digestive system. If they wish to survive, once they’re born, they must […]
Hello everyone! I’m Steph and I’m a 4th year veterinary student in Australia. As you can imagine, my life currently revolves around animals, and when I’m not studying at university, I’m working at my local vet hospital, volunteering at a wildlife rehabilitation centre, or teaching pig handling at the university farm. I’m currently working on a research project as part […]
Featured ‘day in the life of’: Gina, a Biology PhD candidate studying the social regulation of zebra finch song.
Gina is the 11th featured day in the life of, Gina is the face behind the Instagram “the_dancing_scientist” A day in the life of Gina (PhD Student in Biology): Hi! My name is Gina. I’m a PhD student in Biology studying the mechanisms behind the social regulation of zebra finch song. As a first generation college student, I didn’t realize I could […]
I am unsure whether driving over three hours for one night and one day of surfing, is commitment or stupidity. To be truthful it actually ended up being hopeful, as the place we wanted to surf was completely flat! Not even an inch of a wave. Luckily though, we did find some waves, and also many stunning views which made […]
If you haven’t yet checked out the Tasmanian Travels 1/4 blog post, follow this link: https://drofwhat.com/2017/02/18/tasmanian-travels-14-home-base-hobart/ Swansea- We spent five nights at Swansea which is a cute little seaside town approximately 2 hours from Hobart on the east coast of Tasmania. We arrived at our seaside chalets which were a little more spacious than our Hobart accommodation, […]