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  • 13 Dec 2019
    Alexandre Roulin

    Barn Owls: Evolution and Ecology – Why has the barn owl been so successful in colonising the planet?

    Why were these 17 species such successful colonisers in contrast to most other birds? Most cosmopolitan birds exploit water environments and because there is water everywhere, with continents surrounded by oceans, this is not surprising! There are just four cosmopolitan species that are not associated with water: pigeons, house sparrows, peregrine falcons and barn owls! […]

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  • 11 Sep 2018
    Animals, Animality and Literature blog post
    Molly Hand

    Animals and Literature Now

    Why study animals and literature now? Animal narratives appear around the globe from time immemorial: in our earliest creation myths and the texts that underpin the world’s major religions, in literature from “talking beast” fables to novels with animal protagonists, in works of philosophy and science, in visual media from film to internet memes. Animal […]

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  • 3 Apr 2017
    Scott D. Slotnick

    Episodic Memory in Mammals

    Do all animals have episodic memory? Scott D. Slotnick author of Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory discusses episodic memory in mammals.

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