THE OVERBERG 150km CHALLENGE: THE ASTOUNDING RESULTS

Rewind to the beginning of 2018 and you may remember the launch of the Overberg 150km challenge – a target species challenge, encouraging birders to gather and share bird sighting information in the area. FOR THIS YEAR-LONG CHALLENGE, THE OVERBERG CRANE GROUP PARTNERED WITH: Nuwejaars Wetlands Special Management Area, Overberg Renosterveld Conservation Trust, Birdlife SA, the Tygerbird Bird […]

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Paper wasps capable of behavior that we consider part of logical reasoning

Paper wasps may be much more intelligent than you’d assume. “It’s Dr. Paper Wasp, buddy.” Image credits Sandeep Handa. One of the traits that have traditionally been considered a hallmark of human-like mental abilities is transitive interference. Transitive interference (or TI) is the ability to use known relationships to infer unknown relationships. Here’s an example: […]

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