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I can answer general questions about any and all of the phyla within the kingdom Animalia. I am most knowledgeable on the predatory, reproductive, and intraspecific and interspecific behavior of megafauna, including but not limited to the big cats, ursines, hyenas, canids, and the like. I can also answer some questions about animal conservation, but please do not ask me how to rehabilitate feral animals. Virtually every state in America has a local animal shelter or rehabilitation center that serves that purpose. I would also prefer not to answer questions about hypothetical animal fights.

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I've read about animals for the majority of my life, and have researched and studied them independently and academically.


I am a few semesters away from obtaining a B.S. in biology.

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2016-05-11 Behavior Between 2 Species:

Dear Zach,    Actually, symbiotic relationships come in three forms:     (1) Mutualism: this is a relationship in which both organisms benefit from one another.    (2) Commensalism: in this symbiosis,

2016-03-04 maneaters of Tasavo:

Dear Ewan,    The notorious man-eating lions of Tsavo killed and ate an estimated 140 or so people in 1898, most of whom were Ugandan railroad workers.    There are many possible reasons as to why these

2015-11-09 Nutria:

Dear Miguel,    Nutria are large, aquatic rodents native to South America. Adult nutria can weigh in excess of fifteen pounds, and be longer than 1.5 meters. Their back feet are partially webbed, and their

2015-11-07 Red Fox morphs:

Dear Paul Kim,    The animal certainly appears to be a red fox, Vulpes vulpes. The usage of "articos," would appear to imply an Arctic habitat, and the use of "silver fox" is corroboratory. However, "Vulpes

2014-10-29 print identification issue:

Dear Melissa,    The tracks are definitely those of a canid, and the fact that they're larger suggests that there may more than one visiting your property. I'd speculate that the specimen is likely a sizable


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