Tag Archives: Wildlife

Florida Zoo

Well, the whole of Florida is a bit of a Zoo, that is for sure. Even for conference people that didn’t have the time to go out all day, like us, there was plenty of wildlife to discover. I always have … Continue reading

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An alligator!

‘Oh no, there is these tourists again, just one day visiting the Everglades ad craving to see an alligator. Better do my show-up again!’ You saw him thinking exactly that when he left his chill-out spot to swim right towards us, … Continue reading

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These scientists planted these invaders in the mountains and you will never expect what happened next!

I know, I know, it is a click-bait title, and that makes the dissappointment even worse: you are not going to find the answer in this article! If you wanted to find out, you had to be there at my … Continue reading

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Through the trees

Like the Florida jungle, where at first sight all is a uniform green, before slowly the exciting plants and animals start to appear. That’s how the schedule of the conference of the Ecological Society of America tends to look. Hundreds, … Continue reading

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The snails are out!

Belgium is experiencing some hot and humid, almost tropical weather the last days/weeks. Perfect weather to find snails, I found out (and even better weather to meet up with mosquitos, I learned the hard way). Great weather for plants to grow as well. … Continue reading

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Learning

A PhD is a lot about learning. Although I am ‘really’ working for ‘real’ money; and I feel (and act) like a scientist, there is the ‘student’ part in PhD-student that should never be neglected. Although I am not truly a … Continue reading

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If you want them to listen

If you want them to listen, you should throw food at them. At least, that is what seemed to work pretty well for the large group of lemurs we met in a French zoo. The same might hold true for the whole world … Continue reading

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