Birding in Borneo (Sabah)

Originally posted on Mad about Birding and Travel:
Borneo is the third largest island in the world. The island of Borneo is politically divided among three countries; Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei. Being a very large island and holding some of the world’s oldest rainforests it holds a good number of endemic species. So birding in Borneo is high on the list for many birders. It… Continue reading Birding in Borneo (Sabah)

Dinosaurs Past and Present

Originally posted on Backyard and Beyond:
What do we know about dinosaurs now and, perhaps more interestingly, how do we know these things? Michael J. Benton lays it out in Dinosaurs Rediscovered: The Scientific Revolution in Paleontology . Origins, taxonomy, intelligence, reproduction, diet, locomotion, and, of course, the cause(s) of extinction are topics covered here. Surely the most notable and surprising thing in our understanding… Continue reading Dinosaurs Past and Present