Het thema van de afglopen week : lichte paniek in de tent. Meer dan twee keer, maar ik ben vooral bezorgd om m’n laptop … More Week 37. Lichte paniek in de tent
It was about time! Here you can find two new photo albums with wildlife around the house and at work ;-). Pincha en cada vinculo para acceder al album. Ya era hora! Aquí puedes encontrar dos nuevos albumes de fotos con animalillos alrededor de la casa y en el trabajo. Pincha en cada vínculo para … More New photo albums
Today, I noticed a sole howler monkey on the roof of the tool shed of the Jaguar Rescue Center (JRC). It was just sitting there, looking over the edge and making soft noises that I cannot describe. Besides that it had distanced itself from its group , the big bump on its cheek was quite … More The monkey that checked itself in
On Tuesday there was a lot of excitement in the center. After four years in the center, the group of capuchin monkeys were going to be released at the Tortuguero National Park. It was a very emotional day for those in the center that had been taking care of these monkeys since they arrived. The … More A week of releases
Ah! Those mysterious ways of life. I was picturing three months of zero responsibilities at the place where we are volunteering now. But somehow, I have ended up at the opposite end. Or so it feels. Tomorrow, barely after ten days working at the center, I will be alone in the kitchen, preparing almost 100 … More A big challenge ahead
. There is a certain paradox in why people volunteer in a wildlife rescue center. If you ask the volunteers, most of them will answer that they are volunteering there because “they love animals”. At the core, there is this romantic image of interacting with injured animals, giving them love and comfort. While these feelings … More Everything you should know before volunteering in a wildlife rescue center.
Een week hard werken en veel leren bij het Jaguar Rescue Center. … More Week 30. Eten bereiden en stront ruimen
How many times have you heard this sentence in your normal line of work? I bet not too many. Well, academia is usually a madhouse, but we haven’t reached (yet) “that” level of craziness. At least not at the department of Economic History. For now. Yet, this is the “new normal” at the place where … More Who can babysit the pelican?
Last week we had company from a Golden silk orb spider – a very common spider in the Americas. I call her Bella, because she is a beautiful spider if you ask me. She looks very dangerous as well, but she is not poisonous to humans. We noticed her one day and started observing her and her web a bit. … More Bella and her boy
Click here to see what we have seen while we were in the mountains of Cachí, between the Caribbean and the Pacific side of Costa Rica Pincha aquí para ver los animalillos que hemos visto en Cachí, en la cordillera central, a medio camino entre el Caribe y el Pacífico.