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Himalayan fossils point to Asian origin of big cats - life - 13 November 2013 - New Scientist

Himalayan fossils point to Asian origin of big cats - life - 13 November 2013 - New Scientist | Zoology | Scoop.it
The discovery of the oldest big cat fossil in Tibet suggests the region was the centre of big cat evolution
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Why everything you know about wolf packs is wrong

Why everything you know about wolf packs is wrong | Zoology | Scoop.it
The alpha wolf is a figure that looms large in our imagination.
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Genome of Horse Buried 700,000 Years Is Recovered

Genome of Horse Buried 700,000 Years Is Recovered | Zoology | Scoop.it
The genome is 10 times as old as any retrieved so far, and scientists now say that DNA should be recoverable from animals that lived a million years ago.
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Chicago Adventure, Part Three: Little Skeletons

Wherein we explore tiny skeletons and convergent evolution. You can now DONATE! http://nk.cm/brainscoop/ Merchandise now for sale! TATTOOS! Shirts and Signed...
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Falcon hunts downhill rider: UNCUT birds eye view - Earth Unplugged

Shot entirely from onboard the peregrine falcon, this single video clip illustrates just how close the bird was able to get while chasing downhill mountain b...
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Ecology | Chinese Water Deer | Deer Conservation and Management | Protecting CWD

Ecology | Chinese Water Deer | Deer Conservation and Management | Protecting CWD | Zoology | Scoop.it
Chinese Water Deer
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Deer with fangs, your argument is invalid.

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Paw Preference, Agression Linked In Study Of Pet Dogs

Paw Preference, Agression Linked In Study Of Pet Dogs | Zoology | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why Spot just can't seem to warm up to strangers? Being a left-pawed dog might have something to do with it.
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ASWA - 2013 | ASWA - 2013 - HOME

ASWA - 2013 | ASWA - 2013 - HOME | Zoology | Scoop.it
       
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11th International ASWA Meeting

ICAZ Working Group - Archaeozoology of Southwestern Asia and Adjacent Areas
Haifa, June 23rd – 28th, 2013

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The Archaeology News Network: Researchers find lizards’ frilled neck is more than just for show

The Archaeology News Network: Researchers find lizards’ frilled neck is more than just for show | Zoology | Scoop.it
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Behaving like animals: The Bonobo and the Atheist

Behaving like animals: The Bonobo and the Atheist | Zoology | Scoop.it
Tessa Kendall reviews Frans de Waal's new book, The Bonobo and the Atheist. How much of our humanist behaviour do we owe to our cousins in the animal kingdom?
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Smithsonian discovers rare new mammal species

Smithsonian discovers rare new mammal species | Zoology | Scoop.it
The Smithsonian Institution announced Thursday the 'spectacular' discovery of a new mammal species -- the olinguito -- a small member of the raccoon family that lives in the Andes.
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Africa’s Western Black Rhino is Now Officially Extinct

Africa’s Western Black Rhino is Now Officially Extinct | Zoology | Scoop.it
Africa's Western black rhino last seen in 2006 is now officially extinct, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
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Special opportunity to get to know bottlenose dolphins in Greece

Special opportunity to get to know bottlenose dolphins in Greece | Zoology | Scoop.it
Volunteers can participate in this project; but this year the IDP has organized also three 1-week teams at a special discounted rate in July and August.
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Tagging Along With Whale Sharks

Tagging Along With Whale Sharks | Zoology | Scoop.it
The sea's largest fish has been a mystery until recent decades. Thanks to electronic tags, researchers are uncovering some of the secrets of the whale shark (Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828).
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'Canned hunting': the lions bred for slaughter

'Canned hunting': the lions bred for slaughter | Zoology | Scoop.it
Canned hunting is a fast-growing business in South Africa, where thousands of lions are being bred on farms to be shot by wealthy foreign trophy-hunters, writes Patrick Barkham
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Last rhinos in Mozambique killed by poachers - Telegraph

Last rhinos in Mozambique killed by poachers - Telegraph | Zoology | Scoop.it
The last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique have been wiped out by poachers apparently working in cahoots with the game rangers responsible for protecting them, it has emerged.
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Living fossils? Actually, sturgeon fish are evolutionary speedsters

Living fossils? Actually, sturgeon fish are evolutionary speedsters | Zoology | Scoop.it
Efforts to restore sturgeon in the Great Lakes region have received a lot of attention in recent years, and many of the news stories note that the prehistoric-looking fish are "living fossils" virtually unchanged for millions of years.
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An 'extinct' frog makes a comeback in Israel

An 'extinct' frog makes a comeback in Israel | Zoology | Scoop.it
The first amphibian to have been officially declared extinct by the International Union for Conservation of Nature has been rediscovered in the north of Israel after some 60 years and turns out to be a unique "living fossil," without close...
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Mammalian Diversification

Wherein we attempt to figure out our origins. Check out the other 9 Unanswered Science Questions! http://youtu.be/UFydagCS9fg Veritasium - http://www.youtube...
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International Wolf Center - 1 June 2013 - Greening Exhibits

The International Wolf Center advances the survival of wolf populations by teaching about wolves, their relationship to wildlands and the human role in their...
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The Archaeology News Network: Russian scientists uncover female mammoth with fresh blood

The Archaeology News Network: Russian scientists uncover female mammoth with fresh blood | Zoology | Scoop.it
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