• Random Quote

    Theology is the effort to explain the unknowable in terms of the not worth knowing.

    — H.L. Mencken

Wildlife of the Antipodes

                                We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Placentas!   It is commonly believed that marsupials, such as the kangaroos and cuddly koalas, are ‘primitive’ and ‘inferior’ when compared to placental mammals, which includes rats, cats, whales and humans. In certain regions of the world, and among certain species, this claim has …

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Dingoes in the Wild

This post relates closely to my article on the Azaria Chamberlain disappearance at Ayers Rock as some background on dingoes is helpful in understanding what befell her. Additionally, they are fascinating animals, now seriously endangered due to widespread persecution and officially sanctioned extermination campaigns in their Australian homeland. Dingoes are …

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