mammals

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tags: evolutionary biology, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, mammals, biodiversity Because I write for ScienceBlogs, I have been invited to a special sneak preview of the “Extreme Mammals” exhibit hosted by the American Museum of Natural History, where I was a postdoctoral fellow for two years. This exhibit features the biggest,…

tags: evolutionary biology, AMNH, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, mammals, biodiversity Because I write for ScienceBlogs, I have been invited to a special sneak preview of the “Extreme Mammals” exhibit hosted by the American Museum of Natural History, where I was a postdoctoral fellow for two years. This exhibit features the biggest,…

A Very Famous Little Zebroid

tags: zebroid, zorse, hebra, zebra-horse hybrid, streaming video Here’s some video of an individual zebroid (zebra-horse hybrid) that I wrote about in July 2007 [0:48]

Nellie Gets The News

tags: politics, Nellie gets the news, image of the day Nellie Gets The News. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George, 2008 [larger view]. The photographer writes: Central Park Raccoons do not have the luxury of cable news or NPR. It was my honor to be the one to break the news to Nellie.

Hebridean Black-faced Sheep

tags: Hebridean Black-faced Sheep, Scotland, Image of the Day Hebridean Black-faced Sheep near Arnol (Isle of Lewis, Scotland) Image: Dave Rintoul, Summer 2008 [larger view].

The Amazing Hook-Nosed Sea Pig

tags: Gray Seal, Halichoerus grypus, Wildlife of Scotland, Image of the Day Image: Dave Rintoul, Summer 2008 [larger view]. Gray Seal, Halichoerus grypus, at the ferry dock in Uig (Isle of Skye, Scotland). The translation of the scientific name for this species is “hook-nosed sea pig”.

Desert Elk (Wapiti)

tags: wapiti, Desert elk, Cervus canadensis, mammals, nature, Image of the Day My good friend, Dave Rintoul, has just returned from a much-deserved vacation camping in the Chiricahuas and Gila Wilderness area and sent a couple images to share with you. Wapiti, Cervus canadensis, grazing at sunset with Chaco Canyon’s Fajada Butte in the background.…

tags: raccoon, Procyon lotor, mammals, Central Park, Image of the Day Raccoon, Procyon lotor kit (with mother) in Central Park, NYC. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

The One That Got Away

tags: raccoon, Procyon lotor, Image of the Day Central Park raccoon, Procyon lotor. Image: Bob Levy, author of Club George [larger].

American Bison Bull

tags: American bison, Bos bison, mammals, animals, photography, image of the day American bison bull. Image: Dave Rintoul, KSU [wallpaper size].