Wild Watch

Vital links in a flyway chain

Dec 5, 2002 WETLANDS...

Taking the high way through life

Nov 21, 2002 Tall tales of creatures commonly called 'daddy longlegs'...

A venerable flash in the pan

Nov 7, 2002 Among Japan’s amazing diversity of plants that can overwhelm a visitor from overseas, there are (thankfully) some familiar forms. Astonishingly, given the literally hundreds of thousands of plant species on Earth, some here will be familiar whether you hail from North or South America, from Europe, Africa, elsewhere in Asia or even the Antipodes....

Birds' island havens failing whole species

Oct 31, 2002 ALL AT SEA...

Ticks: playing a waiting game to gorge on blood

Oct 17, 2002 Being in the field for several months each year in search of wildlife to study, photograph and write about may sound wonderful, and it certainly does make for an exciting life. There is a downside, though, because there’s also wildlife out there looking for me. Well, not me specifically, but warm-blooded mammalian prey or hosts like me. ...

Homing in on a sound of autumn

Oct 3, 2002 WASPS' WORLD...

Mind over matter and danger signals by design

Sep 19, 2002 Our emotions in relation to other living things are worthy of a whole lifetime of study. ...

One bat in the hand is worth flocks in the forest

Sep 5, 2002 GREAT NIGHT HUNTERS...

Prehistory still abounds in everyday life

Aug 29, 2002 LIVING FOSSILS...

Isolation spells survival in the Sea of Okhotsk

Aug 15, 2002 In penguinlike tuxedoed masses, the Tyuleni Island murres were standing in murmuring hordes, crowding the rock ledges of their remote breeding colony off the east coast of Sakhalin in the Sea of Okhotsk. ...

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