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  • This image shows the teeth (above and middle) and a side view of the lower jaw (below) of Heptodon, an ancient cousin to tapirs, found in early Eocene (52-million-year-old) rocks of northern British Columbia.
    Prehistoric tropical mammals found in British Columbia
    A new species of hedgehog and an ancient relative of tapirs have been discovered in the Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park area of what is now known as British Columbia. Dr. Natalia Rybczynski of the Canadian Museum of Nature, Dr. Jaelyn Eberle of...
  • The Age of Reptiles is a misnomer
    The Age of Reptiles is a misnomer
    Most natural history museums do not display mammals with dinosaurs. But it turns out mammals are not all that rare in dinosaur rock layers. Nearly 300 genus groups ("kinds") of mammals have now been found in dinosaur rock layers....
  • Free North American Mammals app
    Snag a free North American mammals app for one day only
    On April 26, the Amazon Apps for Android store is offering a free download of NatureStudy's Audubon Mammals: A Field Guide to North American Mammals. A $3.99 value, it will be available as a freebie for one day only.NatureStudy created the...
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    New research shows genes for fins and limbs predated species divergence
    New research conducted by Denis Duboule and colleagues at the University of Geneva published in the Jan. 21, 2014, issue of the journal Public Library of Science Biology has shown that the genetic structures that form fins in fish and limbs in...
  • Fishermen in The Gulf on Fort Myers Beach
    Vegetation, wildlife and more enjoyed in Southwest Florida (Photos)
    Hot bodies in the form of tourists and even local residents can enjoy what Southwest Florida has to offer when it comes to vegetation, wildlife, water sports and fun in the sun!Even though tourists might travel from up north, out west or even...
  • Register now for the Purr'n Pooch Foundation for Animals 5K Canine Classic
    Register now for the Purr'n Pooch Foundation for Animals 5K Canine Classic
    Get out those running shoes and mark your calendar for Sunday, October 6, 2013. It’s almost time for the annual Purr’n Pooch Foundation for Animals 5K Canine Run Walk Classic. Whether you are a fitness fanatic or a leisurely walker,...
  • Vampire Bat
    The Wonderous Vampire Bat
    The vampire bat is the only mammal that flies and feeds entirely on blood. They are nocturnal, sleeping all day in a dark cave, hanging from the roofs in colonies of approximately one hundred. However, there have been caves discovered with...
  • World Oceans Day: Let's make a 'splash' to protect our oceans
    World Oceans Day: Let's make a 'splash' to protect our oceans
    When it comes to holidays, June 8 is making quite a "splash!" June, like every month in the year, has a slew of special holidays that celebrate famous people, important events, fabulous food and beverages and important products. But on...
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    Examiner: Two Good Field Guides for Panama
    You are traveling to Panama and you are interested in visiting the rainforest and seeing some native wildlife and amazing plants. You probably have looked online and found that there are a great number of field guides for Costa Rica, but very few...
  • Book review, 'Mama's Milk'
    Review: 'Mama's Milk/Mama me alimenta' by Michael Elsohn Ross and Ashley Wolff
    Breast milk has long been touted as the best food for newborns by doctors and parents around the world. The popularity of breastfeeding in America, has waxed and waned through the years, however. While organizations like La Leche and The...
  • Chicago Bears Art
    Can Chicago's bears create art?
    Chicago’s bears are domesticated. This description applies to the Chicago Bears football team and any members of the Ursidae family that live at Brookfield Zoo and Lincoln Park Zoo. Usually, neither of these groups runs amok.I am reasonably...
  • Suisun Wildlife Center
    Suisun City wildlife center plans volunteer training sessions
    Interested in helping protect wildlife in Solano County?Your next opportunity has arrived!The next classes inbasic wildlife care are coming upnext weekat the Suisun Wildlife Center in Suisun City.Initial volunteer training classes are scheduled...
  • Whale carcass on Fiesta Island
    Whale of a sensation arrives at Fiesta Island
    Whales, dead or alive, create a media sensation. These ocean going mammals are one of this earth’s most fascinating creatures. It’s their enormous size and the fact that they are a throwback to the age of the dinosaur that captures our...
  • Wildlife Sanctuary
    New Zeland, come experience their wildlife
    A visit to New Zealand always includes some kind of encounter with it's wildlife, weather by direct choice, or unexpected encounter. Visitors to the North and South Islands, with a particular interest, can drive themselves to see the animals...
  • Cross river gorilla
    The world’s 15 rarest and most critically endangered mammals
    You think pandas and Bengal tigers have it bad? They do, but they have nothing on the mammal species (or subspecies) on this list. They are listed as critically endangered by IUCN Red List of Threatened Speciesand on the brink of extinction. They...