Caturday Special: The Eurasian Cave Lion, Panthera spelaea

A discussion about the European or Eurasian Cave Lion and the interwoven nature of the relationship between lions and humans since prehistory.

Top Ten Hated (But Misunderstood) Animals: Introduction

A short introduction to our Most Hated (But Misunderstood) Animals Top Ten! Why are some animals hated? What lingering cultural superstitions cause us to wrongfully malign certain species? We intend to explore that in this list. This article mainly deals with what won’t be on the list! Including snakes, spiders, jellyfish and, specifically, the spotted hyena.

Caturday Special: Feliformia, Hyaenidae and Crocuta crocuta

Exploring the spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta and explaining how it is more closely related to cats than dogs, which may surprise some people. We also discuss their remarkable social intelligence, ability to cooperate and their very odd sexual habits and weird genitals. An interesting species that has an undeserved reputation for being a scrounger and a thief.