Date: Sat 03 May 1997 - 00:11:09 EEST
<< >And an orca pod consists of a single male and a harem of three to four
females (plus sub-adults of both sexes), which is hardly matriarchal
On which planet? Sorry Trotsky - you have old info.>>
According to my encyclopaedia of mammal biology. Which I confess is over
ten years old. Oh the embarrassment of it....
<< Come to Glorantha Con V this summer in Victoria BC, and stop by the
Whale Museum in Friday Harbor, WA, or the Vancouver Aquarium in
Vancouver, BC. Both have excellent exhibits on orca biology.>>
If only I could...
<< Many of our ideas about animal behavior were formed in the late 1800's
to mid 1900's.>>
Oh come on, my book isn't _that_ old. And the orca entry written by a PhD
at Washington U at that, it's not as if I didn't have some reason to assume
<<Modern observations strive for more objectivity, and show a more diverse
range of social systems. Kind of like Glorantha, no?>>
I agree with you there!
All hail the Reaching Moon!
This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.7 : Fri 13 Jun 2003 - 16:59:23 EEST