Latest Carnivorans Stories

diet skull
2015-04-30 14:01:59

Determining if a prehistoric creature was a carnivore or a plant-eater isn’t as easy as comparing its skull shape and tooth patterns to modern animals with similar features, researchers from the American Museum of Natural History explain in a new PLOS One study.

2014-06-30 23:11:59

SEAL Innovation, Inc., a wearable technology start-up commercializing an innovative swim safety monitor, announces that seasoned business and aquatics leaders Jan Davis and David Fox have joined

2014-05-09 23:00:34

SEAL Innovation, Triangle Aquatic Center and iX3 Sports Announce the SEAL Innovation Team and Partnership Goals to Benefit the Triangle-Area, Competitive Swimming and Aquatic Safety

Seal Evolution Discovery And Sexual Dimorphism
2014-02-20 08:20:42

Pinning down the answer to a widely-asked question is one of the most exciting things a researcher can do. For Thomas Cullen, who completed the research as part of his Master's degree at Carleton University, this experience came early in his career.

Climate Woes Continue: Changes In Polar Bear Diet Result In Higher Toxin Exposure
2013-09-20 12:34:08

Warmer than average Arctic temperatures in recent years have been stirring up all kinds of ecological changes and a new study in the journal Global Change Biology indicates that polar bears could be getting exposed to higher levels of toxins as a result.

Climate Change Harp Seals Abandon Pups
2013-07-22 15:20:51

Duke University scientists have determined that young harp seals off the eastern coast of Canada are at a greater risk of getting stranded than adult seals due to climate change.

Seal Mothers Show Risk-Taking Parenting Traits With Their Pups
2012-11-21 17:28:49

Researchers studied mother seals that feel that engaging in risky tactics might actually give their young a leg up, evolutionarily speaking.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.