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MARINE MAMMAL HORMONE SCIENTIST

Ocean Associates, Inc. Marine Mammal Hormone Scientist Ocean Associates, Inc. is seeking a Scientist to provide support to National...

CHARACTERIZATION AND EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF KIT AND MITF‐M GENES IN LLAMAS AND THEIR RELATION TO WHITE COAT COLOR

Summary The llama is a fiber‐producing species that presents a wide range of coat colors, among which white is one of the most important...

 
 
 
6 Curiosities Aboard the Ark of Taste

6 CURIOSITIES ABOARD THE ARK OF TASTE

Largest Animal North America's largest terrestrial mammal, one of the symbols of the continent's wide-open spaces, and the Ark of Taste's...

EXOTIC CHEEK TEETH

As noted in the 3D imaging of exotics post , the incidence of dental issues in small exotic mammals (rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas,...

 
 
 
Understanding how a chicken breathes

UNDERSTANDING HOW A CHICKEN BREATHES

The chicken has a unique way of moving air through its body. Words: Sue Clarke Breathing is a fundamental process that allows mammals...

Can I keep it?

CAN I KEEP IT?

This week, I have been pondering the value of bird rehabilitators. Let me assure you that I have no doubts about how much they contribute...

 
 
 
With tigers getting the spotlight, is poaching of leopards increasing in the blind spot?

WITH TIGERS GETTING THE SPOTLIGHT, IS POACHING OF LEOPARDS INCREASING IN THE BLIND SPOT?

With tigers, lions and elephants grabbing the limelight in India's wildlife conservation sector, other mammals such as leopards usually...

Endangered Malayan tapir calf born at ZooTampa at Lowry Park

ENDANGERED MALAYAN TAPIR CALF BORN AT ZOOTAMPA AT LOWRY PARK

After over a year of pregnancy, endangered large mammal gives birth Christmas came early at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, where a new bundle...

 
 
 
As Many As 145 Pilot Whales Die Stranded On Remote New Zealand Island

AS MANY AS 145 PILOT WHALES DIE STRANDED ON REMOTE NEW ZEALAND ISLAND

A hiker found the mass stranding Saturday. By the time officials could reach the marine mammals, half were dead - and the rest were...

Fat and Feathers

FAT AND FEATHERS

Northern Cardinal Winter is approaching in the northern hemisphere. How do our seemingly fragile birds cope? We say that birds and...

 
 
 
What's Behind the Crippling Dairy Crisis? Family Farmers Speak Out

WHAT'S BEHIND THE CRIPPLING DAIRY CRISIS? FAMILY FARMERS SPEAK OUT

“If a mammal doesn't produce it, it isn't ‘milk',” says Lisa Engelbert, one of the farmers at the sixth-generation Engelbert Farms...

THOMAS WALKOM: WILL BILL TO PROTECT MARINE MAMMALS EVER BECOME LAW?

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How the Giraffe Got Its Spots: A Genetic Just-So Story

HOW THE GIRAFFE GOT ITS SPOTS: A GENETIC JUST-SO STORY

Spots are common in the animal kingdom. Birds, insects, reptiles, fishes, and of course mammals sport spots. In Darwinian terms, a...

Armadillos in Missouri

ARMADILLOS IN MISSOURI

Many people who live in the Saint Louis area have lately noticed an increase in armadillo sightings. Rustle, the World Bird Sanctuary's...

 
 
 
From Cages to Trees: Lessons from the Toucan Rescue Ranch

FROM CAGES TO TREES: LESSONS FROM THE TOUCAN RESCUE RANCH

I completed my externship at the Toucan Rescue Ranch mostly to educate myself about the pet trade, which can do a great deal of damage...

Can I Rescue a Street Dog or Cat While on Vacation and Bring It Home?

CAN I RESCUE A STREET DOG OR CAT WHILE ON VACATION AND BRING IT HOME?

Photo Credit: change.org It happens so often. You are traveling on vacation in a foreign country, walking down the street or sitting...

 
 
 
Muskox Park

MUSKOX PARK

A pair of muskox along the Sag River earlier this month near Deadhorse, Alaska. A pair of muxkox - such interesting looking mammals.

The Hearing of Birds

THE HEARING OF BIRDS

Cooper's Hawk listening Birds' songs and calls are important for survival. The ear of a bird is very much like that of a mammal's with...

 
 
 

DIGGING MAMMALS CONTRIBUTE TO RHIZOSPHERE FUNGAL COMMUNITY COMPOSITION AND SEEDLING GROWTH

Abstract Bioturbation is an important ecosystem process, and the loss of native digging mammals due to introduced predators and habitat...

Rictal Bristles

RICTAL BRISTLES

Small Green Barbet I learned the other day that synchronized swimmers don't shave their legs, at least not to the point of smoothness....