Adventures: 2012


Knight A. In search of the yeti: part III. Vet Practice [UK] 2012; 44(9): 55.
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The continuation of my search for the elusive European yeti, Gigantopithecus modernis yetii, this time in the remote Valle Blanche, deep in the frozen heart of the Alps. Don’t miss the photos of this death-defying misadventure! See also Part I (photos) and Part II (photos) of this ongoing saga.



Knight A. The hazards of lying about sharks. Vet Times [UK] 2012; 42(44): 26, 28.
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My surgical adventures in London’s Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Feb. 2012, following an arm fracture nearly two years prior.



Knight A. Lives to be proud of... Vet Practice [UK] 2012; 44(7): 53.
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My 2009 adventures on Mt Blanc du Tacul, where an avalanche claimed the life of three fellow mountaineers in July 2012 (media coverage). The original full-length story of this adventure is here.



Knight A. In search of the Haggis. Vet Practice [UK] 2012; 44(4): 53.
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My search for the Wild Haggis, Haggis scoticus, whilst at the autumn 2011 AWSELVA conference hosted by the Jeanne Marchig Centre for Animal Welfare Education, at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh. For further information about the conference itself, see the article above.



Knight A. In search of the golem. Vet Practice [UK] 2012; 44(2): 79-80.
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My search for the fabled Golem of Prague whilst attending the 2nd Annual European Conference for Critical Animal Studies, Oct. 2011.



Knight A. Experiments in self-punishment. Vet Practice [UK] 2012; 44(1): 55.
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My adventures at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Society for Laboratory Animal Science, Dresden, Germany, in 2011 – Europe's largest animal laboratory animal science conference, attended by around 700 delegates. I presented on systematic reviews of animal studies, and the topics of my recent book, to a rather hostile audience.



Knight A. Plenty to ponder in wilderness. Vet Times [UK] 2012; 42(4): 18-19.
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My adventures at the fascinating autumn 2011 AWSELVA conference hosted by the Jeanne Marchig Centre for Animal Welfare Education, at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh. See also my search for the Wild Haggis, below.



Knight A. World vegan month: celebrating the hard way. The Vegan [UK] 2012; Spring: 13.
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The story of my extreme vegan ironing expedition to Snowdonia, Nov. 2011.



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