Science writer at The Atlantic. Author of I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, a New York Times bestseller on animal-microbe partnerships. https://t.co/Pyu0Xpdt8x
On getting a cardiogram from a blue whale on the first try: “We did a victory lap around the lab," Goldbogen says. “You have long days at sea and in front of a computer, but those are the moments you get into this business for.”
@debcha That last claim is weird tho with plenty of exceptions. In some ostracods, only males have eyes. Male copperheads have bigger tongues than females.
Pictured: An Etruscan shrew, the cricket that it hunts, and presumably the bounty that it received for killing crickets and will now exchange for better armour. (Pic from Brecht et al, 2011)
“Are Cats and Sonic the Hedgehog set in the same universe?” - @AdrienneLaF , just now. THIS IS NOW CANON. Behold the Dr Moreau Cinematic Universe.
I think The Walking Dead is set a few years after Love Actually with Andrew Lincoln playing the same character
Our Planet—Netflix’s answer to Planet Earth—is a big-budget wildlife documentary that *finally* forces viewers to acknowledge their complicity in the decline of nature, *throughout* each episode. It’s a hugely important shift.