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FSU's Center for Anchored Phylogenomics changes the way we study evolution - Florida State News


Florida State News
For decades, the process of generating phylogenies (sprawling evolutionary trees) had been tiresome, time consuming and often prohibitively expensive, with hundreds of thousands of dollars being poured into relatively narrow individual studies. “When ...

Human evolution: back to the trees? - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Scientists have uncovered new clues from the spinal columns of ancient human ancestors that suggest the various types moved in different manners within their environments. Published in the July edition of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology ...

Scientists reveal yet another reason fig trees are titans of biodiversity - Mongabay.com


Mongabay.com
Biologist David Mackay got a surprise when he began studying the birds visiting fig trees in his native Australia: While he expected to see plenty of species coming to eat the figs, he didn't expect the insect eaters to outnumber them two-to-one ...

RainforestEducation.com: Rainforest Trees and the Canopy

United States

Introduction to the rainforest canopy, including plants and animals, with photographs.

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Peru: Rainforest Canopy Walkway
United States

Slideshow from a trip in 2001.

Trees in Proximity to Canopy Access Locations
United Kingdom

Survey of trees at the Danum Valley Field Centre, Malaysian Borneo. Photographs of walkways, platforms, and a tower.

Rainforest Reptiles
United States

Notes on the reproductive biology of reptiles, the amniotic egg and reptilian health problems. Also images and details of some Australian reptiles.

Rainforest Kinkajou
Germany

Factsheet on Potos flavus, also known as the honey or sugar bear.

Rainforest Platypus
United States

Rainforest Platypus, photos and text. Courtesy of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge, Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland, Australia

Exotic Rainforest
United States

Private botanical garden maintained by Steve and Janice Lucas in Arkansas, U.S. offers extensive online images of exotic and rare aroids such as Philodendron and Anthurium.

Rainforest Habitat
Australia

Environmental wildlife sanctuary in Port Douglas, North Queensland.

Masoala Rainforest
Switzerland

Unique ecosystem project of the Zurich Zoo, creating a snapshot of Madagascan rainforest in Switzerland.

Rainforest Echidna
United States

Description and photos of Tachyglossus aculeatus, courtesy of Chambers Wildlife Rainforest Lodge, Atherton Tableland, Far North Queensland.

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's largest zoological institution. Find out about its work in the areas of environmental education, research and training, species on exhibit, and visiting.