- Linnaeus, Shlinnaeus! – Fun scientific names! Though the author didn’t mention one of my favorites Aptostichus stephencolberti named after none other than Stephen Colbert. I’ll give props to anyone who can name Linnaeus’s favorite flower (without looking it up). Anyone?
- It’s Wolf Awareness Week! So, I’m going to focus the rest of this post on wolves. The International Wolf Center has information galore online about wolves. You can learn from Frequently Asked Questions, keep up with wolves in the news, read full text scientific articles, find fun activities for kids, track wild wolves, and much, much more! The center is located in Ely, Minnesota and definitely worth a visit if you live anywhere nearby.
- Recent news: Idaho’s governor says state will no longer manage wolves or control poaching
- And I’ll finish off this Quick Links with some awesome wolf videos:
Wolf communication and hunting (David Attenborough does a pretty decent howl!) Source
From BBC Planet Earth: Wolves hunting caribou Source
Wolves Fishing! Source