Author Archives: Lauren M.

Toucan Play That Game

A blog about life...literally

Mammal Monday – Meet the Cutest Clone, Elizabeth Ann

The black-footed ferret is one of the most endangered mammals in North America and the only ferret species native to the continent. This species was once thought to be extinct, but a small group was found in 1981. There are … Keep Reading


Written by Lauren M.| Tagged | Leave a Comment

Sirenians Are Setting Off Evolutionary Sirens…

West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Recently Sirenians, or sea cows, have been stirring the pot of evolution in the biological world. Today, there are only four known species of sirenians. The closest living relative to the sea … Keep Reading


Written by Lauren M.| Tagged | 4 Comments

A Membrane Carnival…Does It Get Much Better?

We have just started to dive into the organelles of different cells and I know, at least for me, that this is a really interesting aspect of biology. I think it’s really neat that these different structures can do their … Keep Reading


Written by Lauren M.| Tagged | Leave a Comment