Tag Archives: Animal behaviour

Essay: Talk to the Animals

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I emerged from a fug of book deadline stress last month and wrote a fun essay about the quest to talk to animals for Prospect to celebrate. It’s got everything: apes speaking sign language, sex with dolphins and the search for extraterrestrial life.

Full text on the Prospect site here, or after the fold.
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Small talk, elephant style

I’ve just spent a wonderful week learning all about elephant behaviour for this article about the Amboseli Trust for Elephants in Kenya, the longest study of wild elephants in the world.

If you would like to buy a copy of the book which summarizes the Trust’s findings over the last 35 years, mentioned in the article below, it is available to purchase here.

Find my article on the Sunday Times website here, or click ‘continue reading’.

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