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Leonesse, regine democratiche Cooperative e concretamente egualitarie. Così sono le leonesse descritte da Craig Packer, etologo dell’Università del Minnesota, in uno studio pubblicato su Science. Il ricercatore ha riconosciuto alle “regine degli animali” il titolo di campionesse di democrazia dopo aver osservato per ben 36 anni il comportamento sociale e riproduttivo di circa 560 femmine nel parco nazionale del Serengeti, in Tanzania. A differenza dei maschi, dei veri e propri despoti solitari, e delle femmine di tutte le altre specie che vivono in gruppo, ossequiose della gerarchia, le leonesse rifuggono dalla discriminazione sociale. Non solo collaborano alla pari nella cura dei cuccioli e nella caccia ma sono anche poco o niente affatto competitive quando si tratta di amore: ognuna di loro ha la stessa possibilità di accoppiarsi e di allevare la prole. Proprio il vantaggio di poter usufruire di una “nursery”, grazie alla condivisione degli impegni parentali con le altre femmine del branco, sarebbe secondo Craig alla base di questa attitudine democratica, che non ha eguali nel mondo felino e animale in generale. Ma un argomento convincente sarebbero anche, e soprattutto, le zanne e gli artigli di cui sono dotate le leonesse: “Sarebbe ben difficile e dispendioso per una regina controllare il comportamento riproduttivo di altre femmine, forti e ben equipaggiate come lei”, afferma Graig. #ethology #africa #lions #naturelovers #feline #cats #etologia #comportamento #leon #craigpacker #natgeo #gatti #femmine #courage #pride
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“Down this road, on a summer day in 1944. . . The soldiers came. Nobody lives here now. They stayed only a few hours. When they had gone, the community which had lived for a thousand years. . . was dead. This is Oradour-sur-Glane, in France. The day the soldiers came, the people were gathered together. The men were taken to garages and barns, the women and children were led down this road . . . and they were driven. . . into this church. Here, they heard the firing as their men were shot. Then. . . they were killed too. A few weeks later, many of those who had done the killing were themselves dead, in battle. They never rebuilt Oradour. Its ruins are a memorial. Its martyrdom stands for thousands upon thousands of other martyrdoms in Poland, in Russia, in Burma, in China, in a World at War…” Sir Lawrence Olivier. I particularly dedicate this to the Aliotti family who all perished that summers day 10th June 1944; Felix, 29, Clea, 23, and their children Christiane, 4, Christine, 2 and Michele - just 2 months old. #travelphoto #instatravel #travelgram #passportready #wanderlust #ilovetravel #instatravelling #instavacation #travelblogger #instapassport #postcardsfromtheworld #traveldeeper   #travelstroke #travelling #traveltheworld #getaway #instago #travelpics #tourist #wanderer #travelphoto #mytravelgram #visiting #travels #travelphotography #worldcaptures #tourism #worldplaces #traveller #natgeo
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