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Mammal Monday – Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the singing of Humpback Whales


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Frog Friday – Mascarene Ridged Frog

Mascarene Ridged Frog (Ptychadena mascareniensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Winged Wednesday – Strike A Pose

Great Indian Hornbill (Buceros bicornis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – Stand By Your Manatee

West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.


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Frog Friday – Can You Dig It?

Western Spadefoot (Spea hammondii)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the Western Spadefoot


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Winged Wednesday – Black Pegasus

Black Pegasus (Pegasus bellerophon)Image from pngimg.com


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Mammal Monday – Un-Bear-ably Adorable!

Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.


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Frog Friday – Silence Is Golden

Golden Toad (Incilius periglenes)Image from Wikimedia Commons Sadly, this amazing creature is thought to be extinct. It has not been seen since 1989.


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Winged Wednesday – Ha! Good One!

Saddle-Billed Stork (Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – Say Ahhhh!

Common Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Frog Friday – TREEfrog?

New Granada Cross-Banded Treefrog (Smilisca phaeota)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the New Granada Cross-Banded Treefrog


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Winged Wednesday – 270° Neck Turn?

Image from Wikimedia Commons Have you ever wondered why owls are able to twist their head almost all the way around? Or why they can see nocturnally? Well, owls are fascinating animals that clock out when the sun comes up. … Keep Reading


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Winged Wednesday – Conk-La-Ree!

Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The call of the Red-winged Blackbird is a familiar sound of the wetlands. Listen to the call of the Male Red-winged Blackbird


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Does Your Sperm Have Autism?

Autism can now be identified by the identification of epigenetic biomarkers in human male sperm. With the discovery of a set of genomic features, DNA methylation regions, researchers from Washington State University were able to detect men who were known … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – So Long, Solenodon?

Hispaniolan Solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Hispaniolan Solenodon is one of several endangered mammal species that have been featured on Mammal Monday.


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