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Tetrapod Zoology

Tetrapod Zoology

Amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals - living and extinct

Sunbathing birds

Sunbathing passerines. Top to bottom: Greater necklacked laughingthrush, Snowy-crowned robin-chat, and Superb starling. Starling photo by Michael O’Sullivan.

August 1, 2011 — Darren Naish

Dryosaurids 101

Dryosaurus, here pursued by the theropod Ceratosaurus. From wikipedia. For no particular reason, I decided today to tweak text that originally appeared in the 2001 book Dinosaurs of the Isle of Wight (Naish & Martill 2001) .

July 27, 2011 — Darren Naish

In pursuit of Romanian frogs (part I: Bombina)

A fairly dark Yellow-bellied toad. I recently spent a bit of time in Romania, working with colleagues in an effort to find new Cretaceous reptile fossils.

July 16, 2011 — Darren Naish

You have your giant fossil rabbit neck all wrong

Among the most intriguing of recently described fossil mammals has to be the Minorcan giant rabbit Nuralagus rex , published recently in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (Quintana et al .

July 11, 2011 — Darren Naish

Welcome to Tetrapod Zoology ver 3

Hmm, how on earth do I start this article? How about... hello and welcome, new readers, to Tetrapod Zoology, a blog devoted to the diversity, biology, evolution and ecology of the tetrapods, the neatest animals of them all.

July 5, 2011 — Darren Naish

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