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giant rodent incisors tusks
2015-02-06 14:55:21

An ancient, bison-sized rat likely used its massive incisors like elephant tusks, experts from the University of York and The Hull York Medical School (HYMS) claim in a new study.

The Origins Of Whale Teeth
2013-02-20 10:30:22

A new study has brought together the fossil record and the embryonic development process of whales to investigate how this majestic marine mammal got its curious teeth.

toothless rat
2012-08-23 21:19:53

Imagine a rodent that doesn't come out of a U-shaped hole in your wall to eat cheese, simply because it is unable to craft such a home. Well, a new species of rat lives up to that thought.

2008-11-22 14:53:07

A jaguar from Mexico recently had dental work done at the zoo in Phoenix by a father-son team.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.