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Mammal Monday – A Marsupial in Wolf’s Clothing

Tasmanian Wolf (Thylacinus cynocephalus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? “Much like the ultimate demise of the dodo, the extinction of the thylacine is a frustrating mystery. Our species witnessed the predator’s disappearance – there is even video footage of … Keep Reading


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The Amazon Can Be Saved By … Poop?

The Amazon rainforest swept news headlines and garnered global attention because of its destructive forest fires in 2019; according to this article (1), the resulting deforestation stripped any protection of natural land, its biodiversity and its indiginous animals. Though the … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – Squee Spree

Quokka (Setonix brachyurus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.


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Mammal Monday – Black-handed Gibbon

Black-handed Gibbon (Hylobates agilis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – Javan Rhinoceros

Javan Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – Seal the Deal

Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – White Tiger

A White Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – Guess What Day It Is!

Bactrian Camel (Camelus bactrianus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? Until recently, the Bactrian Camel (Camelus bactrianus bactrianus) was considered to be a domesticated form of the critically endangered Wild Bactrian Camel (Camelus bactrianus ferus). Taxonomists now describe it as … Keep Reading


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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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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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Mammal Monday – Un-Bear-ably Adorable!

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


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Mammal Monday – Say Ahhhh!

Common Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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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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Mammal Monday – Orca’strator

Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the Killer Whale. Read more about this species here.


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Mammal Monday – The Nose Knows

Saiga Antelope (Saiga tatarica)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Saiga Antelope is a very curious looking mammal, known for its extremely unusual and flexible nose. The internal structure of the Saiga Antelope’s nose consists of a network of bones, hairs, and … Keep Reading


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