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Tetrapod Zoology

Tetrapod Zoology

Amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals - living and extinct

The remarkable life appearance of the Woolly rhino

The remarkable life appearance of the Woolly rhino

One of the Pleistocene mammals depicted without fail in popular books – encyclopedias of prehistoric life and the like – is the Woolly rhinoceros Coelodonta antiquitatis (the species name is written antiquus in many sources)...

November 9, 2013 — Darren Naish
Coelophysoid theropods 101

Coelophysoid theropods 101

Due to the usual frustrating inability of being unable to finish any of the in-prep Tet Zoo articles (and… I’ve been away), I give you the following short article.

November 5, 2013 — Darren Naish
A tongue-wrestling interlude, from the azhdarchids

A tongue-wrestling interlude, from the azhdarchids

I’d like to talk to you about the recently announced ‘Yeti DNA’ discovery just featured on British television; I’d like to talk to you about tail feathers in Cretaceous maniraptoran dinosaurs (O’Connor et al...

October 22, 2013 — Darren Naish

The Cheer pheasant

The gamebird clade – properly called Galliformes – includes an enormous number of obscure and weird species that you rarely hear much about, nor see in zoological collections (unless you’re an obsessive who’s made a point of tracking them down)...

October 18, 2013 — Darren Naish

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