Rodent Horns: A Case of Natural or Sexual Selection?

Mylagaulidae is an extremely unique family of rodents that lived during the Miocene period. Thought to have developed from Aplodontinae, a family that includes the mountain beaver (Shotwell 1958), Mylagaulid fossils have been found in almost all of the North American faunas during this time period (Korth 1999). Mylagaulids, which are now extinct, are the... Continue Reading →

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What’s the deal with fiddler crabs?

We have a new case study lesson that was published last week over at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. The center is run through the University of Buffalo and is supported by the National Science Foundation. This collection is very beneficial to any science teacher, and I encourage you to look... Continue Reading →

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