Species of the week

January 18, 2013
SEEN 3.5 species of the week

This week I thought we would spend a little time on one particular species, the Tazmanian devil, and in particular I thought I’d include some links on its facial tumour disease, the only transmissible tumour. There is a nice review here on the disease and conservation implications because the incidence of the disease is leading […]

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SEEN 3.4 species of the week

Museum beetles http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=–AT2j3YCu8

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SEEN 3.3 species of the week

Bewick Swan http://www.wwt.org.uk/visit/slimbridge/diaries/bewicks-swan-diary/  

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SEEN 3.2 species of the week

Whipscorpion http://thesmallermajority.com/2012/10/06/the-scariest-animal-that-will-never-hurt-you/

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SEEN 3.1 species of the week

The Thylacine – now a little bit late, 7th September was the 76th Thylacine day. http://blogs.ucl.ac.uk/museums/2012/09/07/happy-76th-thylacine-day/. We have a stuffed thyalacine on level 3 of this building, who watches you as you go down the stairs to level 1.

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