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Friday Bird Photo: Poaka - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Nov 05, 2010

The poaka or pied stilt is common around many of our coasts. It perversely, contributed to the decline in our native black stilt by inter-breeding and hybridising with it. It has the one thing photographers- especially in the digital age- dislike. That is both black and white feathers. This generates a challenge to expose correctly, more so than if you … Read More

Ravens and Empathy: The Role of Bystanders After Conflict - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Jun 23, 2010

At the same time as we were learning that Vegetarians and Vegans might be more empathic than Omnivores we were also discovering the nature of empathy in Ravens. Published in PLoS One recently was a paper called “Do Ravens Show Consolation? Responses to Distressed Others” looking at the behaviour of Ravens and the implications for [...] … Read More

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