Author Archives: Lauren C.

Toucan Play That Game

A blog about life...literally

The Evolutionary Significance of Lamprey as they Differentiate from Complex Vertebrates

Image from Wikimedia Commons The lamprey is a unique organism for multiple reasons. For one it has a slimy, eel-like body, however instead of a skeleton made from bone, it is made from cartilage. Having no jaw, the vertebrae are … Keep Reading


Written by Lauren C.| Tagged | Leave a Comment

Mammal Monday – Wait … There’s Only One Kind of Wolf?

Throughout the world, there are two main species of wolves: the red wolf, Canis lupus, and the gray wolf, Canis rufus. There is also a smaller species that lives in the Ethiopian highlands know as the Canis simensis. Wolves are … Keep Reading


Written by Lauren C.| Tagged | Leave a Comment