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Tetrapod Zoology

Tetrapod Zoology

Amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals - living and extinct

Stegosaurs and the Species Recognition Hypothesis

Does the species recognition hypothesis explain why Stegosaurus possesses the distinctive giant plates that run along the top of its neck, back and tail? Dear Species Recognition Hypothesis: look, we need to talk...

August 3, 2016 — Darren Naish

Meet the Shreats

A quick look at the obscure, striped, worm-eating mice of the Philippines...

July 13, 2016 — Darren Naish

The Stegosaurus Plate Controversy

You live in the Jurassic and you've evolved giant, diamond-shaped bone plates that stick out the top of your neck, back and tail. Why, evolution, why??

July 11, 2016 — Darren Naish

If Bigfoot Were Real

We have the Bigfoot vocalizations, we have the Bigfoot tracks, we have the Bigfoot DNA, right? Well…

June 27, 2016 — Darren Naish

The Biology of Sirens

Sirens build nests, have beaks, eat plants and have a history of "size shuffling"--they're incredible!

June 15, 2016 — Darren Naish

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