Amateur naturalists contribute to science

A couple of years ago, Wildlife Tourism Australia ran a workshop in Beaudesert on the role of the amateur naturalist in science and conservation

There has been an interesting example recently in England, with  a gardener showing that garden snails appear to have a formerly undetected  ‘homing instinct.’

School childrfen are now being encouraged to join in the study to confirm this – and see the BBC article ‘Snails have a homing instinct.’


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