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James Tyrrell

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James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on Do Animals Get Bored?

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Marinda Drake
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Interesting blog James. Boredom is a human trait. We do not need to be alert to survive and stay alive. We do no need to look for food, we go to the supermarket. Our senses are probably over stimulated by our environment and we can’t just switch off and relax. If we do we are bored.

Callum Evans
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It definitely makes sense that animals with a higher cranial capacity would be more prone to boredom. Though you’re right, it’s definitely not a factor in the large predators!

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