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Brain partition scaling

A group coordinated by Dr. Vera Weisbecker examined whether the evolution of mammalian brain partitions follows conserved developmental constraints, causing the brain to evolve as an integrated unit in which the partitions scale with brain size. 403 more words

Anatomy

Animal / Wildlife Art for the In.Scribe Arts Mentoring Project by Kamaui Shirazi & Nirvelyi Goninan (2)

Place: Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia
Location: Burringbar Street
Artist: Kamaui Shirazi & Nirvelyi Goninan
Photograph: The Art Blogger 54 / May 2016 12 more words

Street Art

Tasmanian tiger tooth tells tales

The thylacine, or Tasmanian tiger, was a carniverous mammal endemic to Australia and New Guinea.

The animal was thought to have become extinct or near-extinct on the Australian mainland around 2,000 years ago, and the last surviving member of the species died in captivity in Tasmania in the 1930s. 85 more words

Echidnas Can’t Cuddle

Echidnas Can’t Cuddle by Nieta Manser and Lauren Merrick

Synopsis: Erik the echidna is feeling sad. His quills make it hard to cuddle his family and friends – nobody likes a spiky hug! 67 more words

Kids

Animal / Wildlife Art for the In.Scribe Arts Mentoring Project by Kamaui Shirazi & Nirvelyi Goninan (4)

Place: Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia
Location: Burringbar Street
Artist: Kamaui Shirazi & Nirvelyi Goninan
Photograph: The Art Blogger 54 / May 2016 22 more words

Street Art

Piney Lakes - revisit

I had some spare time during the day and thought it would be nice to see some mammals if I could.  I previously saw Quenda during the… 200 more words

Mammals