38: Ice Ages

For this weeks plog we will be following the cold theme and looking at ice ages. The words "Ice Age" may make you think of mammoths and sabre tooth tigers wandering around a little over 10,000 years ago (or of a Disney movie with a rather wonderful sabre tooth squirrel). However, this recent age of … Continue reading 38: Ice Ages

35: Taxonomy and names, both classic and stupid (or hilarious!)

Scientist quite like classifying stuff, and literally all living things on the planet are no exception. This is done through taxonomy, which in biology is simply the scientific organisation of all living and once living but now extinct things. Our current system of taxonomy has, with some changes, existed since the 1700s originating with botanist … Continue reading 35: Taxonomy and names, both classic and stupid (or hilarious!)