October 28, 2020

Lemmings

This week Paul takes a solo look at a very misunderstood little Arctic varmint - the lemming!

Sources:

https://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/news/schoolgirl-finds-the-worlds-oldest-lemming-preserved-in-permafrost-and-dating-back-41000-years/

https://www.adfg.alaska.gov/static/education/wns/lemmings.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vv06KicxKdc

https://readonlymemory.vg/the-making-of-lemmings/

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/lemmings/9wzdncrfjcdm?activetab=pivot:overviewtab

https://www.britannica.com/story/do-lemmings-really-commit-mass-suicide#:~:text=But%20there%20is%20one%20myth,Lemmings%20do%20not%20commit%20suicide

https://hyperallergic.com/545742/white-wilderness-disney-nature-documentary/

This is the footage from the 1958 Disney film "White Wilderness" that I discussed. Before you click on this link please be warned that this is a very upsetting video to watch: https://youtu.be/xMZlr5Gf9yY

Featured image, "Lemming" by Sander van der Wel is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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