Monthly Archives: May 2016

Homing Instinct in Birds – How do they do it?

National Geographic looks at the strange case of the homing pigeon that went missing for 5 years! It was released in Nantes and along with a large number of other homers it simply disappeared. This interesting article gives a probable … Continue reading

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Springtime in Kazakhstan

The deluge of rain has made a huge difference this year in our SE corner of Kazakhstan. The land explodes with life in a myriad of colours, particularly lush green and gorgeous red hues of poppy. The rains will peter … Continue reading

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Attenborough’s Top Ten

The Guardian has published a top ten of Attenborough’s video shorts, selected by Stephen Moss, wildlife television producer, to celebrate the great man’s 90th year. Well worth watching! http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2016/may/04/attenborough-90-wildlife-legend-top-10-tv-moments

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