Monthly Archive: September 2013

What’s on the menu?: Examining parasites to determine the diet of wolves. 0

What’s on the menu?: Examining parasites to determine the diet of wolves.

Wolves are the final hosts for many parasites that are transmitted through the food web. Thus, determining the diversity of parasites in wolves can provide insights into predator – prey relationships. Over the summer,...

Who put the dead crow in the freezer? 0

Who put the dead crow in the freezer?

I realized that we might have an unusual viewpoint on roadkill in our house when the neighbors observed, wide-eyed, as my husband bagged a dead crow in the alley and triumphantly brought it in...

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Antler Asymmetry

Whether sported atop a magnificent buck in rut, or as the perfect complement to a cozy cabin, you have probably been awed at an iconic anatomic feature uniting an entire family of beloved mammals...