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Kelsey Clark

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Kelsey has many fond memories of family camping trips across South Africa when she was growing up and for her, this sparked a growing love for the wilderness and opportunities to seek new adventures. Although she studied BComm Financial Management and spent five ...

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on The Illusion of Imbalance – The Story of the Lone Wildebeest

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Yes, ESS, the Evolutionary Stable Stratrgy and sexual selection… the Origins of Life by JMaynard Smith is a very good book for who’s interested. Well written, and I absolutely love the pictures of the wildebeest! I Don understand why they are told to be ugly, they are not as slender as impala and other bovins but have their fashion. I remember a moving story about a newborn wildebeest, have you ever seen what happened next? It was one of Londolozi ‘s blog…

Thanks, Kelsey, for the interesting blog on the number of males and females of different species.

Kelsey the intricacies of the balance of gender ratio is very interesting. Yes it is not that straight forward, and lots of factors come into play.

Kelsey, Thanks for sharing your insights regarding the male female numbers in various species. Nature is fascinating.

Thanks for this article Kelsey, as I had erroneously assumed and observed that there seemed to be more females than males, especially in the leopard population. Lions seem to have an equal number of males and females however. Always great to learn something new.

Fascinating account of the Fischer Principle in action Kelsey! I’ve often wondered about biological sex distribution among animals, including humans!!!

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