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Zoology: of rats and men — a tale of extinction - Financial Times


Financial Times
Zoologists have turned a scientific spotlight on what they call the “forgotten mass extinction of mammals” — the loss within the past 500 years of 15 to 20 diverse rat-like species living on Caribbean islands, some of which grew as big as cats. All ...

Torah Flora Announces Summer Botany Walks - Jewish Link of New Jersey


Jewish Link of New Jersey
Biblical ethnobotany is a way of using the tools of botany and ethnobotany to help us better understand the Torah. This includes such things as identifying the plants and other natural phenomena mentioned in the Tanach (Jewish Bible), using information ...

Study Provides New Insights into Origin, Evolution of Snakes - Sci-News.com


Sci-News.com
As for whether snakes evolved on the ancient supercontinent Gondwana or Laurasia, the study suggests an intriguing possibility: while the most recent common ancestor of living snakes likely originated in the Southern Hemisphere around 100 million years ...
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Classification of Living Things

Sunnyvale - United States

An introduction to the naming and relationships of living things. Classification involves much human judgement and is in a constant state of flux as new information is discovered.

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Classification of Living Things
United States

Learn about the Linnaean system of classification used in the biological sciences to describe and categorize all living things, with a focus on finding out how humans fit within this system.

Solitary Bees and Things
United Kingdom

A site describing the types of solitary bees likely to be found in British gardens. Instructions for encouraging solitary bees in gardens. Identification tips.

Things That Make You Go Aahh
United States

Posts pictures of the cutest wild animals and pets you'll ever see on the Web.

All Things James Herriot
United States

Features the life and times, books, and pictures of James Alfred Wight, better known as James Herriot.

All Things Stem Cell
United States

A blog aiming to explore stem cell history, harvesting methods, uses in regenerative medicine, potential problems and recent news.

Wintering Piping Plovers and Other Things
United States

Reviews the results of the 1996 International Piping Plover Census in Texas. Also provides extensive links list.

Top 10 Things Launched Into Space in 2008
United States

Wired story about 2008 space launch cargo, including tardigrades

Phyllostomidae: Classification
United States

List of the genera and species of the New World leaf-nosed bats with photographs of many species, including skulls.

Classification of Veroniceae
Germany

Taxonomy and images of Veronica and related genera by Dirk Albach and Montserrat Mart+?nez-Ortega.

Classification of Psilotophyta
Netherlands

Main entry in Systema Naturae 2000.