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In 1822, the French Egyptologist Jean-François Champollion announced the complete deciphering of the hieroglyphs carved around 200 bc into a block of granodiorite, the so-called Rosetta stone. This was an impressive intellectual achievement, as it ...

A sugar rush of DNA methylation -
Diabetes predisposes to cancer development, but the molecular mechanisms underlying this tumour-promoting effect are poorly understood. Wu et al. now show that elevated glucose levels, which are a hallmark of diabetes, are directly linked to decreased ...

BBC - Nature Wildfacts - African Elephant

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Facts, images and video.

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    BBC - Wildlife Finder - African elephant (video, facts and news)
    African elephants were thought to be one species until very recently. What were previously thought to be subspecies are now categorised as the bush, or savannah, elephant and the forest elephant.

BBC - Nature Wildfacts - Asian Elephant
United Kingdom

Facts, images and video.

BBC Nature Wildfacts: Humpback Whale
United Kingdom

Facts and images.

BBC - Science and Nature - Wildfacts - Adelie penguin
United Kingdom

Simple and clear introduction to Pygoscelis adeliae

Nature Wildfacts Dholes
United Kingdom

BBC factfile on dholes, a lot of information and some nice photos.

African Elephant
United States

Research project by Rachana Shah on this species, including its classification, habitat, adaptations, nutrition, reproduction and interactions with other species.

African Elephant Bibliography

A searchable online database of literature references.

African Elephant Pictures

Sponsored by the Tembe National Elephant Park in South Africa. Offers portfolio of elephant pictures taken by the game rangers, wildlife photographers, biologists, and park visitors.

African Elephant Pictures

Image portfolio from Tembe National Elephant Park.

BBC - Wildfacts: Ethiopian wolf, Simien jackal, Abyssinian wolf, Simien
United Kingdom

Features photographs and video clips of this African canid accompanied by diet, habitat and family life facts.

African Elephant Conservation Trust

Supports conservation of Africa's elephants within the context of human needs and pressures.