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Canny Canids and Camera Traps

The venue has step-free access and accessible facilities.
Past event - 2022
10 May Doors 7pm
Event 7.30-9.30pm
Journey Cafe Bar, 7-9, Higham House, New Bridge St. W.,
Newcastle NE1 8AN
Join us for an exciting evening exploring the communicative behaviour of wolves and how this helps us better understand our doggy companions, as well as the citizen science project MammalWeb that you yourself can get involved in!

FACE YOUR FEARS! Unravelling the complexities of facial signalling in social canids.

The cranium morphologies of wolves (Canis lupus) aid the production of facial expressions for communicative purposes. Previous research suggests that wolves also convey ‘affective states’ and social status via facial expressions. Domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris) are the selectively bred descendant of wolves and as a result, dogs have a wealth of diverged cranium morphologies. Using the Dog Facial Action Coding System this research determines whether the diverged cranium morphologies of dogs hinders their ability to successfully communicate like their wolf ancestors.

Camera trapping the UK’s mammals: local, national, and beyond …

Emily Baker (PhD Candidate)
The UK’s wild mammals include species of high importance. Mammal management requires good baseline data on distribution and abundance but is currently biased and patchy. MammalWeb is a citizen science project founded in the Northeast, designed around monitoring mammals using camera traps, where citizen scientists can be data collectors, interpreters, or analysts. This project allows individuals and communities to learn and discover the wildlife in their local area, and the data collected has provided insight into mammal’s abundance, distribution, and behaviour in the UK and beyond.

Other Journey Cafe Bar events

2022-05-09 The Roots of Trees and Cellular Factories Journey Cafe Bar 7-9, Higham House, New Bridge St. W., Newcastle, NE1 8AN, United Kingdom
2022-05-11 Cities to Soil Journey Cafe Bar 7-9, Higham House, New Bridge St. W., Newcastle, NE1 8AN, United Kingdom
11 May

Cities to Soil

urban farming