Tag Archives: Mammals

5th Century BC: Hermes Kriophoros

Hermes Kriophoros – Roman copy of 5th century BC Greek original “Kriophoros” is Greek for “ram-bearer.” The epithet became associated with the god Hermes in connection with a story from the city of Tanagra, here retold by the traveler and … Continue reading

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1820: Thirlmere

John Glover: Thirlmere (c. 1820)

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1863: Sheep in a Boat

Rosa Bonheur: Changing Pastures (1863)

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2006: Wilderness

Mark Dion: Mobile Wilderness Wolf Unit (2006)

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2015: Mutually Noncoherent Pulses

In this study, we carried out a reliable measurement of the mutually noncoherent pulses and their subsequent analysis as the most probable acoustic signals of the hypothetic spoken language of dolphins. As this language exhibits all the design features present … Continue reading

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17th Century: The Favorite Sounds of Finn

Binn sin, a luin Doire an Chairn! ní chuala mé i n-aird san bhith ceól ba binne ná do cheól agus tú fá bhun do nid. Aoincheól is binne fán mbith,— mairg nách éisteann ris go fóil, a mhic Arphluinn … Continue reading

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1996: How Buffalo Vote

Dutch ecologist H. H. T. Prins describes how he first came to realize that buffalo vote to determine which direction the herd should move to find grazing land: Let me first describe what takes place when a buffalo herd in … Continue reading

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