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Once Extinct in the Wild, Galapagos Giant Tortoises Return to Pinzon Island

Once Extinct in the Wild, Galapagos Giant Tortoises Return to Pinzon Island

Now here’s a great conservation success story: After more than 100 years, Galápagos giant tortoise hatchlings finally have a chance to thrive and survive on their native Pinzón Island, after conservationists cleared it of the invasive rats that nearly wiped out the animals...

August 2, 2013 — John R. Platt
The Flea

The Flea

Image of the Week #102, July 31st, 2013: From: How the Fleas’ Next of Kin Ended up Living on a Liverwort in Alaska by Jennifer Frazer at The Artful Amoeba.

July 31, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic

Lavasoa Dwarf Lemur is Cuddly and New

Look at this soft, fluffy bundle of newness. This little man is the Lavasoa dwarf lemur (Cheirogaleus lavasoensis), a newly described species of dwarf lemur from southern Madagascar.

July 31, 2013 — Becky Crew
The Last Thing the Squirrel Saw

The Last Thing the Squirrel Saw

We have to assume it was a squirrel, but we know how it died. It died squirming and convulsing in the talons of an owl, locked in by the bone ratchets the owl shares with other raptors.

January 28, 2013 — Kyle Hill
Good Microbes make Good Pets

Good Microbes make Good Pets

THIS is good scicomm. Why? Well, for many reasons - good writing, good sound, good editing - but by far the most apparent, the reason most people will sit up and take note is because of the strong visuals...

November 29, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Wild Sex Season 2 Starts off with a Bang (Pun Intended)…

Wild Sex Season 2 Starts off with a Bang (Pun Intended)…

I’m thrilled to announce that my web series, Wild Sex, is back for a second season. Our show has gained a lot of attention and kudos for being cutting edge and daring while maintaining its scientific integrity...

January 31, 2013 — Carin Bondar
Welcome to PsiVid

Welcome to PsiVid

Your PsiVid hosts, Carin Bondar and Joanne Manaster, will be watching the world of science film and video, and sharing our great finds with science enthusiasts like you.

July 5, 2011 — Carin Bondar
The Crossroads of Evolution and Ecology

The Crossroads of Evolution and Ecology

Penicillium makes Penicillin by Ryan Somma of Ideonexus. About EvoEcoLab Natural history is about observation and long, deep thinking. The best natural scientists have spent lots of time thinking about what they are witness to...

July 5, 2011 — Kevin Zelnio

World Tapir Day, 2015

I’ve just learnt (thanks, Marko Bosscher) that today (April 27th) is World Tapir Day, an annual event in which the world unites in celebration of our plucky, trunk-nosed perissodactyl pals and in which we aim to enhance awareness of tapir conservation through the raising of funds and sale of tapir-themed merchandise...

April 27, 2015 — Darren Naish
Welcome to Tetrapod Zoology ver 3

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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