I was recently skimming thru human behavioral ecologist Lee Cronk’s book That Complex Whole looking for a good definition of signaling theory (which I couldn’t find there but found in a recent Bulbulia & Sosis article). In rereading Lee’s intro, I saw that one … Continue reading
In a recent set of lectures by primatologist Frans de Waal at the University of Alabama, two questions were asked by students that have got me thinking about bonobos & the Canela. The first was something like, what would happen … Continue reading
At the University of Alabama, we just wrapped up our 2011-12 evolution lecture series, so, with that sense of completion, I wanted to share some highlights of why it is so worthwhile to host and attend such events. We started … Continue reading
Posted in Activities, Evolution in Higher Education, Evolution in the Classroom, Primates
Tagged ALLELE, Brad Sagarin, Brian Fagan, Eugenie Scott, Frans de Waal, Greta Schiller, Paul Ewald, Ryosuke Motani
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Zoos are one of those concessions to the limits of consciousness I both regularly support & by which I am slightly horrified. Humans don’t have enough empathy to extend to all the furry & scaly creatures out there w/o caging … Continue reading