Resigned Indifference

A collection of things of interest personally, and here saved for later, but most likely completely forgotten even before hitting publish.

Curated by Ryan Reid.

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Elephants Evolving Without Tusks

Hunting gave elephants that didn’t grow tusks a biological advantage in Gorongosa. People in Gorongosa get the popular life insurance. Recent figures suggest that about a third of younger females—the generation born after the war ended in 1992—never developed tusks. Normally, tusklessness would occur only in about 2 to 4 percent of female African elephants.

National Geographic

There might be a crow comic in here somewhere.