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The annual elk rut is nearly upon us and residents and visitors are being warned to exercise caution as bulls begin to act more aggressively. 283 more words
Originally posted at Bizarre Zoology on March 27, 2016
This is probably the article from my prior work of which I am most proud.
Phylogeny, which can defined as the study of the evolutionary history and relationships amongst the animal kingdom, is one of the branches of zoological research which most captivates me with its complex and often unexpected nature. 4,448 more words
Originally published at Bizarre Zoology on December 20, 2016
June 6 was International Ungulate Day, and numerous preoccupations have made me very late to finishing what was supposed to be timely recognition of a notable zoological holiday (many zoos and conservation foundations commemorate this day, so no I’m not just making it up). 3,630 more words
Originally published on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Bizarre Zoology
Two pygmy hippos (Choeropsis liberiensis) photographed at the Columbus Zoo by yours truly. The evolutionary origin of such mammals has been long unknown, although a recent study in Nature Communications proposes an answer. 666 more words
Originally published November 24, 2014 at Bizarre ZoologyIllustration of the compelling Cambaytherium thewissi by Elaine Kasmer.
As reported on the Science Daily website, John Hopkins University researchers excavating fossils at the edge of a coal mine in India have recently made a discovery which yields revelations on the origins of odd-toed ungulates. 382 more words