in review

31 12 2012

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for

Here’s an excerpt:

About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year [bit random, isn’t it?]. was viewed about 280,000 times in 2012. If it were Liechtenstein, it would take about 5 years for that many people to see it. had more visits than a small country in Europe!

Click here to see the complete report.


2010 in review

2 01 2011

Some automated stats from WordPress on

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 130,000 times in 2010. If it were an exhibit at The Louvre Museum, it would take 6 days for that many people to see it.


In 2010, there were 105 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 287 posts. There were 208 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 29mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was November 12th with 816 views. The most popular post that day was One billion people still hungry.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for sharks, inbreeding, network, impact factor 2009, and extinction vortex.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


One billion people still hungry November 2010
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ISI 2009 Impact Factors now out June 2010


More than just baby sharks April 2009


New Impact Factors for conservation journals June 2009
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Journals July 2008


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