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Naked mole rats, star-nosed moles, and tentacled snakes: the research of Ken Catania

A classic paper about Naked Mole Rats was passed around on twitter recently and I thought that it would be a good time to revisit some of the greatest hits of Ken Catania, wonder neuroethologist. 98 more words

Ecology

One day, my friend sent me a picture that completely repulsed me. Below the picture he sent a message saying “That’s the most ugliest animal in the world.” I didn’t believe it so he told me to google “blobfish”. 374 more words

Blobfish

Incisors for hands: naked mole rat mechanosensation

By Michaela Ecklund (Claremont McKenna College) and Michelle Lam (Claremont McKenna College) .

What do you think about when you think of the “sense of touch”? 726 more words

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