Bolt from above (BBC news online)

The death this week of a giraffe struck by lightning raises an obvious question: are these lankiest of creatures especially vulnerable to bolts from the sky?

By | 2010-11-11T12:00:27+00:00 November 11th, 2010|Nature|Comments Off on Bolt from above (BBC news online)

Dog days in Roman’s empire (Daily Telegraph)

The publishers blurb would have us believe that as the author and his team of huskies plunged over a Siberian precipice into the abyss', Allen asked himself: 'why do explorers put themselves in such dangerous situations? And once the worst possible situation occurs how do they find the resources to survive?

By | 2006-11-04T09:00:43+00:00 November 4th, 2006|Culture, Nature, Travel|0 Comments