Tetrapod Zoology

Archives for August, 2007

And off we go again…

Well done to whomever gets the most enlightenment out of the images shown here. As before, they’re relevant to the conference I’m about to leave for and, again, all will be revealed when I get back. Many thanks to those who have been assisting with financial aid, and I look forward to meeting further Tet…

The Bere Regis polecat corpse

Have now returned: much more on the details later. Think chickcharnies, giant pigeons, mekosuchines, 40 years of the Patterson footage and Patty’s hamstring tendon, Siberian roe deer Capreolus pygargus in England, and statistics and sea monsters. A fun time was had by all. Oh, and on the way back home Jon McGowan and I discovered…

Tet Zoo has left the building

Farewell my friends: I go on to a better place. Or: conference # 1 is now go, I will be back soon. And no chatting about the above image while I’m away (even though many of you know full well what it’s about). Oh, and please remember to assist the Tet Zoo survival fund if…

In another desperate effort to bump up the number of hits, I thought I’d go with a provocative title. There is, sorry, no such thing as a Frasercot: but it is, however, the answer to the question… to what animal, exactly, does that mysterious skin actually belong? No, it was not feathers, nor scales on…

Another mystery photograph

I figured: if I just keep calling them ‘picture of the day’, you might be less inclined to come have a look. So here’s another mystery photo: can you identify the animal involved? Some people who visit Tet Zoo (that includes you Tommy Tyrberg, as well as members of a certain research organisation that involves…

I just saw the above on Stephen Bodio’s Querencia, where it was posted by Matt Mullenix, and just had to steal it (sorry).

Tet Zoo picture of the day # 27

Among the most popular of areas I’ve covered on Tet Zoo ver 2 has been speculative zoology. Those of you who know the articles in question (go here) might recall Steve White’s picture of future animals, which I’m posting here again. I’ve recently learnt that Steve now has his own blog, Thunderlizard, and in this…

Tet Zoo picture of the day # 26

The other day I had to prize the skeletal jaws from a dead hedgehog. Well, ok, I didn’t have to… And what’s with all the Green woodpeckers Picus viridis that are around at the moment? Still, I remain very very busy with day-jobs and conference preparation, but in the interests of – as promised –…