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Philydrosauras
2015-01-19 14:34:24

We typically don’t think of cold-blooded dinosaurs as caring parents, but a new report shows one species that tended to its young after birth.

polar bear
2015-01-19 13:16:57

As polar bears continue to move north in search of year-round ice, it's uncertain how long it will be until the world loses another iconic and majestic species. A recent study, however, gives us an idea of when that might happen.

2015-01-17 23:00:47

DMG Productions explores the latest breakthroughs in livestock and animal health. Tallahassee, FL (PRWEB) January 17, 2015 DeWolf & Associates, LLC

bar-headed goose
2015-01-17 11:17:45

Migrating between Mongolia and China through the highest landmass in the world— the Himalayan Mountains—the bar-headed goose is an avian anomaly, flying at extreme altitudes of up to 23,000 feet (7,000m) where there is less than 10% oxygen found at sea level. For the first time, researchers have tracked them.

angry hippo
2015-01-17 09:40:30

One of the latest viral videos to hit the web shows a hippo chasing a boat. We, as always, wonder why.

2015-01-16 16:24:33

Company Will Report Results and Host Conference Call on February 26, 2015 LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan.

2015-01-15 23:10:16

Dynamite Specialty Products, a family-owned company that has been manufacturing and distributing nutritional supplements for all creatures for over 30 years, donated $3965 to Shiloh Acres Horse

2015-01-15 23:08:16

New white paper from Triumph Learning demonstrates benefits of smart practice solution, Waggle NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2015 A new white paper

2015-01-15 23:03:04

Scenthound, a trailblazer in the dog care industry, invites the community to attend a free event that will educate dog owners about why regular monthly maintenance is critical for ALL DOGS and

2015-01-15 16:23:35

National campaign honoring courageous canines and their handlers back for fifth year; 8 Top dogs to be honored at red carpet awards gala, airing as two-hour special on Hallmark Channel this fall WASHINGTON,


Latest Zoology Reference Libraries

Poli's Stellate Barnacle
2014-12-10 12:25:57

Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...

Laysan Rail, Porzana palmeri
2014-12-09 12:15:35

The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...

Reunion Swamphen, Porphyrio coerulescens
2014-12-09 11:13:20

The Reunion Swamphen (Porphyrio coerulescens), known also as the Reunion Gallinule or Oiseau bleu, is a hypothetical species of extinct rail from Reunion, Mascarensis until now only known from report from travelers. It is rather certain that such a bird once was present on the island. Six reports confirm its existence, and the genus Porphyrio is known as a colonizer of oceanic islands, having evolved into many local endemic species, of which only the Takahe is still found to be living...

Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica
2014-11-18 13:51:52

The Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family. It’s located in Colombia and Ecuador. The natural habitat is tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests. It’s threatened by habitat loss. It is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List although this species is still relatively widely distributed. It has declined seriously within Ecuador and its overall status is of concern. It is about 0.5 to 0. Inches long and weighs about 1 to...

Wood Frog, Rana sylvatica
2014-11-18 13:48:48

The Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica) has a broad distribution over North America, stretching from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. This frog has garnered attention by biologist over the last century due to its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism, interesting habitat associations, and relatively long-range movements. The wood frog is the state amphibian of New York. Similar to...

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