Monday, November 20, 2017

Coffee and Provocation

Black Walnuts 
Black walnuts are all over the forest floor right now, and they are a dense source of nutrition,with over 180 calories per quarter cup of nuts.

The First Dogs Came With Leashes?
It's claimed these are the world’s first images of dogs, and that they’re wearing leashes.  Domestic dogs are over 20,000 years older than these 8,000-year old images, and other desert images of dogs may be older, however.

New Zealand Mass Killing for Life 
New Zealand wants to eradicate all invasive mammal predators by 2050, and gene-editing technology could help.

Phony Wildlife Photographers
Chas Clifton found out about them the same place I did -- at the Outdoor Writers Association annual meeting.

Nazis Drank Decaf
One of many reasons there is no decaf in this house.

Darwin Was Right About Bird Vomit
Of course he was.  Chuck did the work.

1 comment:

Jennifer said...

In my semi-rural area of New Zealand, cats are the #1 predators. If anyone proposed their elimination, I predict a major fuss.