Monthly Archives: August 2012

Birth in Australopithecus, apes, & man: a passage over time (part 1)

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I would like to discuss the differences between the birth of a baby in humans & the great apes e.g. gorillas, chimpanzees, & orangutans. In this part 1 we will first look the normal birth process. In part 2, I … Continue reading

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Not too hot and not too cold: mammals (endotherms) in the Kalahari. (Part 6)

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The Kalahari Desert can get extremely hot in summer & very cold in winter. Large & small mammals in the desert maintain their optimal temperature despite these large changes in ambient temperature. As we have previously discussed in the reptiles behavioral mechanisms … Continue reading

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