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The asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs also shaped the evolution of birds - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times
The finding, described in the journal Current Biology, reveals how the avian winners and losers in the wake of the Cretaceous-Paleogene extinction event shaped the evolution of all the birds we see today. The asteroid that struck Earth some 66 million ...
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Biodiversity: The 'lost kingdom' of amazing fungi - Deutsche Welle


Deutsche Welle
Biodiversity: The 'lost kingdom' of amazing fungi. Only a fraction of the world's species of fungi have an official name. Two scientists have been identifying organisms in the tropical forests of Ecuador which have never before been logged. Fungi ...

Delightful papercraft flora and fauna - Boing Boing


Boing Boing
UK-based artist Lisa Lloyd has been getting lots of well-deserved notice for her intricate papercraft animals, birds, food, and other earthly delights. Originally an animator, she moved to papercraft later. Via her site: I find the greatest inspiration ...

Amazing World of Birds: Extinction in Birds

Burlington - United States

Notes on recently extinct birds including the dodos, Hawaiian Drepanididae, Passenger Pigeon, Great Auk, and others.

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Protects and enhances the populations and habitat of more than 800 species of birds that spend all or part of their lives in the United States. Includes laws, educational materials, migration management, and recreational information.

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List of current valid scientific avian names subdivided by order and family, based on the Sibley and Monroe and AOU lists. Includes scientific names and publication details.

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Information about the book series that will illustrate and deal in detail with all the species of birds in the world. Tables of contents, sample pages, and publication schedule.

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Introduction to the Annelida, a medium sized phylum of more than 9,000 species of worms.

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