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Mammals of Madagascar

Mammals of Madagascar

8 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

When you bird afar and wander wide, you carry a field guide to the birds of the region you are exploring, a pair of binoculars, likely a camera, perhaps a spotting scope and a...
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Dragonflies and Damselflies of Costa Rica: A Field Guide-A Book Review

Dragonflies and Damselflies of Costa Rica: A Field Guide-A Book Review

10 days ago   |   10,000 Birds

Nature enthusiasts visiting Costa Rica have been blessed with a plethora of field guides and handbooks, from Richard Garrigues and Robert Dean's The Birds of Costa Rica: A...
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Kleptoptilia

Kleptoptilia

13 days ago   |   Ornithology

The word kleptomania is from the Greek words κλέπτω “to steal” and μανία “mad desire, compulsion”, meaning a compulsion to steal. In birdy news lately is the term kleptotrichia...
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Hypothalamus-pituitary axis transcriptomic modification dependent on growth rate in geese

Hypothalamus-pituitary axis transcriptomic modification dependent on growth rate in geese

13 days ago   |   Animal Genetics

The graphical abstact was made in ©BioRender - biorender.com based on BioRender Standard Academic License. Summary The hypothalamus-pituitary axis is involved in digest...
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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
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Tufts veterinary school takes part in nationwide mammal survey

Tufts veterinary school takes part in nationwide mammal survey

2 monthes ago   |   Tufts University

Research assistant professor Chris Whittier spoke with The Grafton News about the school's wildlife camera traps and working on Snapshot USA's mammal survey.
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The Science of the Syrinx

The Science of the Syrinx

2 monthes ago   |   Ornithology

A little anatomy today. In Chicago when I was a kid of about 10, I was sitting on my home's front porch when a parakeet landed on my head, obviously an escapee. A tame and...
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A Brief Coastal Visit to Oz

A Brief Coastal Visit to Oz

3 monthes ago   |   10,000 Birds

Gidday and welcome to my home area of the Sunshine Coast, south east Queensland. As my opening word suggests; the Sunshine Coast is located in Australia as the attached Google...
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Wildlife camera project gives glimpse into natural world that goes unseen

Wildlife camera project gives glimpse into natural world that goes unseen

3 monthes ago   |   Tufts University

Research assistant professor Chris Whittier spoke with WCVB Boston about the school's participation in the first national mammal survey using wildlife cameras.
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What Wildlife Cameras Tell Us About the Nation's Mammals

3 monthes ago   |   Tufts University

Cummings School wildlife veterinarian Chris Whittier, V97, took part in the first national mammal survey using wildlife cameras. Here's what he found. Source
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