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Stop blaming biology - The Daily Princetonian

The Daily Princetonian
While scouring through articles on issues such as sexual harassment, the golden standard of physical beauty and the biases of sexual attraction, two phrases seemed to come up the most: “biological programming” and “genetically predisposed.” Whether ...

Ecology guides forest proposal for maximum openings - The Missoulian

The Missoulian
The reason we are proposing these new maximum opening sizes is based on ecological reasons such as more effectively addressing insect and disease (e.g., bark beetle outbreaks) or improving wildlife habitat. Long term, larger patch size may provide ...

Help A Zoology Museum Solve The Mystery Of The Battery-Powered Opossum - io9

io9
During his ten years working at the Grant Museum of Zoology in London, Jack Ashby has stumbled upon some odd mysteries. Why does the museum's collection include a plum in a jar? Who ate their Galapagos tortoise? And now, his latest, greatest ...

Golden Tortoise Beetle

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Popular article about the golden tortoise beetle (Metriona bicolor, Chrysomelidae), its life cycle and feeding habits.

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Dedicated to the conservation and captive care of turtles and tortoises. Features care sheets and articles on every aspect of chelonia.

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An international nonprofit organization whose members share a common fascination with wild desert tortoises and the environment they depend upon.

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Help for people just starting out in the keeping of chelonians as pets.

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Founded to shelter and rehabilitate all species of tortoise and turtle.

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Promotes conservation of the desert tortoise in the deserts of the southwestern United States and Mexico.