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Several beaches closed after 'extremely rare' shark attack in Botany Bay - The Guardian

The Guardian
... “an unusual event” and reckons the young shark, which normally feeds on fish, was hunting alternative food sources in the bay. “As they get larger they start including turtles and marine mammals like dolphins and seals in their diet,” he said ...
The Sydney Morning Herald
Daily Telegraph

Renowned biologist gives Darwin Day genetics lecture - Stony Brook Statesman

Stony Brook Statesman
Hopi Hoekstra, Alexander Agassiz professor of zoology and curator of mammals in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, discussed scientist Charles Darwin, what he knew and what he didn't know at the Earth and Space Sciences Building ...

Primitive Air-Breathing Fish Share Mechanisms Controlling Heart with Mammals -
An international team of researchers has discovered that systems enabling the South American lungfish (Lepidosiren paradoxa) to control blood flow during bouts of air-breathing have close similarities to those identified in mammals. The research ...

Enlightened Sort - New York Times

New York Times
As far as zoology goes, Aristotle's observations were vital to the creation of a taxonomic system; he was also the first to determine that whales and dolphins were marine mammals (not fish), and to describe and record migration. 5 and 59D: I lived my ...

Study: Mammals and Birds Share Neuronal Cell Types Linked to Intelligence -
Neuronal cell types in the avian brains linked to goal-directed behaviors and cognition are similar to cells in a region of the mammalian brain called the neocortex, says a new study led by University of Chicago's Professor Clifton Ragsdale. According ...

Tracking Endangered Mammals With the Leeches That Feed on Them - Laboratory Equipment

Laboratory Equipment
“Our recent work has demonstrated that we can determine what mammals are in a protected area without hunting, without trapping, without the use of scat or hair samples, and especially without camera traps—all of which are problematic methods for one ...

7 quirky museums explore male anatomy, marzipan, pencil sharpeners and more - Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune
Hjortur Sigurdsson is the curator of the Icelandic Phallological Museum founded by his father. The Reykjavik museum displays penile parts from a wide array of mammals. (Halldor Kolbeins / Getty Images). Katherine RodeghierChicago Tribune. Sure, you'll ...


Marsupial Mammals - University of California, Berkeley
United States

Marsupials are the group of mammals commonly thought of as pouched mammals. You can search in their database of Vertebrate ...

United States

Exhibition from the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History covering what makes a mammal, how mammals evolved and where mammals ...

United States

The Australian Museum encourages research into the biology of Australian and Pacific mammals, has extensive collections and resources and will ...

Nature Worldwide: Mammals
United States

National checklists of all the species of mammals in the world.

European Association for Aquatic Mammals (EAAM)
United Kingdom

For biologists, veterinarians, trainers, and others working with or interested in aquatic mammals.

Natural History Collections: Mammals
United Kingdom

An introduction to the biology of the placental mammals, the monotremes and the marsupials.

Class Mammalia
United States

Introduction to mammals, with detailed information about subclasses and orders of mammals, from the Animal Diversity Web.

Paleocene Mammals of the World

An introduction to the first 10 million years of the age of mammals. Learn about these early mammals: multituberculates, marsupials, ...

UCMP Hall of Mammals
United States

University of California Museum of Paleontology site providing an introduction the Class Mammalia and to the subcategories of mammals, including ...

Mammals: Echidna
United States

Fact sheet from San Diego Zoo.

United Kingdom

The data portal, YouTHERIA, contains information on the size, ecology, distribution, life history of different individuals, populations, and species of ...

United States

Conducts research on marine mammals, with particular attention to issues related to marine mammals off the coast of Oregon, Washington ...


The Italian Journal of Mammalogy accepts papers on original research in basic and applied mammalogy concerning living and fossil mammals. ...

Wildlife Africa: Animal Behavior: Mammals
South Africa

Notes on the habitat, habits, diet and breeding behavior of some of the larger African mammals.

American Museum of Natural History: Department of Mammalogy
United States

The department collects, archives and studies specimens of recent mammals and houses over 275,000 specimens, making it the third largest ...

Bottlenose Dolphin Research Institute
United States

BDRI engages people worldwide in scientific research and education, aiming to contribute to the conservation of bottlenose dolphins and their ...

Mammals of Texas
United States

Guide to the 181 species of Texas mammals, based on Davis and Schmidly's classic printed handbook.

Armadillo Central
United States

Offers general facts about, research on, and pictures of the nocturnal mammals found though out the Americas.

Frontline: A Whale of A Business
United States

Join the debate over captive marine mammals; take a look inside Sea World; learn about Keiko, star of the Free ...

Wonderful World of the Manatee
United States

Information, pictures, and more on the gentle mammals called manatees. Share the experience and learn how you can help save ...

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