food pyramid
Animal Nutrition

Why Humans Need A Food Pyramid

February 27, 2019 1
Do Humans Really Need A Food Pyramid? Humans are introduced to the food pyramid at a very early age. It tells us the approximate percentage of fruits, vegetables, dairy, grains, and meat we should eat. […]
chimpanzee
Animal Health

How Do Primates Deal With Parasitic Infections?

February 20, 2019 0
Parasitic infections are an unfortunate part of life for most animals, humans included. Without the (unnaturally sterile) human standards of hygiene, our primate cousins contract parasites much more commonly. Humans treat parasitic infections with vaccinations […]
Wild Sex on Valentines Day
Public Talks & Events

Wild Sex On Valentines Day

February 14, 2019 0
Can you think of a better way to spend Valentines Day? This morning I was in Vancouver on Breakfast TV to talk about “romance” in the animal kingdom. We discussed stickleback fish, foam nesting tree […]
coral broadcast spawning
Animal Reproduction

Broadcast Spawning: What Is It And How Does It Work?

February 13, 2019 0
Broadcast spawning is a form of sexual reproduction used by many aquatic invertebrate animals. Billions of gametes (the combination of sperm and egg) are spewed into the surrounding environment of the ocean. Most of these […]