Monthly Archives: April 2012

Jonathan Kingdon revisits Bwindi, after 25 years

Why Stripe Breasted Tits get their toenails painted

I did not know about this until I saw it. Young birds get their toenails painted by researchers. Strange indeed but there is a reason. The other day coming back from visiting the mountain gorillas we saw one of our staff, Narsis, up a ladder. He was looking into one of the nest-boxes that are […]

98.25% – the gorilla in our genes and the human in theirs

The site has been having a few problems the last few weeks. When I last put this up a few weeks ago it got lost. Let’s try again (again) and hope …. Have you heard that the gorilla genome has just been sequenced? There has been some news coverage. Technical stuff certainly, but it offers […]