Animal Parenting

Mommy Shark

September 4, 2019 0
We’ve probably all heard the baby shark, mommy shark song by now, but did you know that shark reproduction is notoriously difficult to study? Sexual reproduction varies substantially between genera. For example, female sand tiger […]
Animal Parenting

Absenteeism of Rabbit Moms

August 21, 2019 0
We often joke about rabbits having more sexual relations than most other creatures. The truth is, they don’t. However, in female rabbits, the process of ovulation is linked to the process of copulation. Each time […]
Animal Parenting

Why Do Female Spotted Hyenas Have A Penis?

June 19, 2019 0
Spotted hyena females have a pseudopenis, or penile-clitoris. This makes it nearly impossible to differentiate between the sexes. It’s even possible for females to achieve erections. Their external labia are fused together and form a […]
Dr. Carin Bondar TEDxChilliwack
Public Talks & Events

My TEDxChilliwack Talk

June 12, 2019 0
I am so pleased I was finally able to speak at TEDxChilliwack this year!   This was the 4th annual TEDxChilliwack event, held on April 13th in Chilliwack, BC. My travel schedule often gets in […]
Animal Parenting

Mothers Day and Animal Moms

May 8, 2019 0
Mothers Day is a great day to celebrate your mom, people who held a mothering role in your life, or your own motherhood. Mothering in the animal kingdom can be dramatically different compared to the […]
bat moms and young
Animal Parenting

Bat Moms and Lactation

April 17, 2019 0
As the only flying mammals, bat moms find themselves in a unique situation when it comes to lactation. Bat mothers need to provide milk to their offspring. Bat mothers also need to fly to forage […]
Announcements

Free Sample of the Book Wild Moms

April 10, 2019 0
Have you had a chance to read Wild Moms yet? May is fast approaching, and with it comes Mothers Day – a day to celebrate moms, mom-figures, and motherhood. What better way to celebrate than […]