Here I am on another plane, writing blog posts when I should really be planning how I’m going to be spending my next few days in primatology nirvana. We’re on our way to Chicago for the joint meeting of the International Primatological Society and American Society of Primatologists (ooh err), the program is 82 pages … More ARMY ANT


So, as promised, here is something to counter all of last week’s eight-legged offerings (not that spiders can’t be adorable in their own right). There are lots of different species belonging to Phyllomedusa, but they all look like they have been plucked straight from the pages of a children’s book and deposited into the jungle … More PHYLLOMEDUSA


‘South America is the home of some of the strangest, some of the loveliest and some of the most horrifying animals in the world’. So reads the first sentence of David Attenborough’s Zoo Quest books, which I would highly recommend you try and get your hands on (they’ve been out of print for a good … More NIGHT WALK