Category Archives: Mammal pic

Wolves at Wildpark Tambach

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. I’ve shown you the lynxes, so now after the felid predator it is time for more of the canid predator: Canis lupus lupus, the Eurasian wolf! Previous pics are here. The pups were just old enough … Continue reading

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non-raptors at the Wildpark Tambach

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. I’ve covered the raptor flight show at the wonderful Wildpark Tambach near Coburg before, as well as the lynxes; now it is time for an overview of what else the place has to offer. As is … Continue reading

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Today my camera got drunk!

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Here’s a photo I took today that clearly shows my camera must have come into contact with strong liquor. Blurry and double vision, anyone?

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Mammal Monday 50: yummy theropod!

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Aside from some cool theropods small and larger, the Wildpark Tambach has lots of mammals on show. Not on shows, though. Obviously, typical Central European large ruminants, specifically cervids, supplemented by a species originally restricted to … Continue reading

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Mammal Monday 49: upside down

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) finding out that the branch it intended to sit on was softer than expected. Let’s see what brought it into this predicament. up – all fine! Out on the branch – OK … Continue reading

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Giraffe dissection 2013

Someone asked for it, so you get it: photos from the giraffe limb dissection I just completed with John of the Freezers and Daniela Schwarz-Wings at the Royal Veterinary College London. I put them is as link because they are … Continue reading

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Mammal Monday 48: baby takin

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. The Mishmi Takins (Budorcas taxicolor taxicolor) in the Tierpark Berlin had two babies this winter. For almost-goats, they are rather cute. As I mentioned before, the Tierpark shows what they claim are all subspecies of takins. … Continue reading

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Happy birthday Kando!

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. At the Tierpark Berlin on Monday I had to go to the elephant and rhino (and siren!) house. My kids love playing in there; they have small wooden elephants you can climb and sit on, and … Continue reading

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Pathetic, awesome giraffe necks

Dieser Beitrag auf Deutsch. Most of you have probably read the SV-POW! posts on giraffe and sauropods necks (here, here, here, here), including the latest post and the paper it deals with (Taylor & Wedel 2013 – Yay for open … Continue reading

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What’s doing science like? Laboriosus se alet sciurus!

Dieser Beitrag auf deutsch. little by little the squirrel feeds itself. OK, works better in German, where it is a colloquial phrase. The English equivalent is Little by little the bird builds its nest. I translated the phrase into Latin, … Continue reading

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