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Sunday Species Snapshot: Mexican Agouti

Sunday Species Snapshot: Mexican Agouti

These large, shy rodents have lost most of their natural habitat to rapid development in their native Mexico. Species name: Mexican agouti (Dasyprocta mexicana).

January 26, 2014 — John R. Platt
Wild Births are Big Steps for Rare California Condors and Mexican Wolves

Wild Births are Big Steps for Rare California Condors and Mexican Wolves

Two species that couldn’t be more different have had similarly good news this week. First we go to Utah’s Zion National Park, where a pair of California condors (Gymnogyps californianus) successfully hatched a chick in a nest more than 300 meters off the ground.

July 22, 2014 — John R. Platt
American Fear, 1915

American Fear, 1915

Reported in Scientific American, This Week in World War I: February 27, 1915 The size, speed and ferocity of the Great War was unprecedented.

February 27, 2015 — Dan Schlenoff
Counting Fish: Wrap Up and Conclusion

Counting Fish: Wrap Up and Conclusion

Since July 2012, Ive been posting about a study of artificial reefs along the Texas coast. Scientists at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies in Corpus Christi conducted the research, funded by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, to determine whether these structures increase fish populations, and whether their location, type and [...]

December 23, 2013 — Melissa Gaskill