Monthly Archives: January 2017

Little snails dig on leaves, indifferent to crabs


Secondary Invasion Part 3 – First, a brief recap… Yellow crazy ants invade rainforest on Christmas Island… They kill the native red land crab… And facilitate the high abundance of a whole community of exotic land snails (read the publication or the blog). So we know the mechanism of invasion success when it comes to those land snails…? Crab deletion right? Hmm, not quite the full story.  Continue reading Little snails dig on leaves, indifferent to crabs

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Dingoes run the show… right down to the shrubs


If you’re a little shrub, and you thought you didn’t need to worry about apex predators… thought the vertebrate carnivore was in your area wasn’t important to your establishment and survival… Well you need to think again.  Continue reading Dingoes run the show… right down to the shrubs

Growing together in fragmented and hungry homes


Life’s tough. And a tough living situation can really hold an organism back. When your home is fragmented and there’s hunger, growth is going to be impacted. It’s going to be hard to reach that full potential.  Continue reading Growing together in fragmented and hungry homes