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Wonderful life: Nov. 4-11*

Posted By David L. Evans, Thursday, November 5, 2015
Updated: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Wonderful life: Nov. 4-11*

Thunder lizards

Yikes: The dinosaur's bite!

http://www.rdmag.com/articles/2015/11/gaping-dinosaur-jaws-show-dietary-niches?et_cid=4923900&et_rid=54713780&location=top

Complete, free report, image from R&D Mag.

Giant, feathered raptor from S. Dakota

https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/bitstream/handle/1808/18764/DePalma%2014.pdf?sequence=3&isAllowed=y

Full, free article, images, references from Paleontol. Contrib.

A fuzzy dinosaur

http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/04/fossil-fuzz-gives-ostrich-mimic-dinosaur-a-new-look/

Full, free essay, images from Nat. Geo.

At sea

That penguin really smells!

http://academicminute.org/2015/11/gregory-cunningham-st-john-fisher-college-penguins-sense-of-smell/

Free audio file from Acad. min.

Pretty nudibranch!

http://www.the-scientist.com//?articles.view/articleNo/44415/title/Image-of-the-Day--Here-Be-Dragons/

Short explanation, image from The Scientist

Calcite crystals from sea urchin's tooth

http://www.nsf.gov/news/mmg/mmg_disp.jsp?med_id=79706

Press release from NSF

More critter news

 What good is hair?

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/10/science/animals-rely-on-hair-to-keep-clean-study-finds.html?WT.mc_id=SmartBriefs-Newsletter&WT.mc_ev=click&_r=0

Short, free item, link, video from NY Times

*With apologies to S.J. Gould.

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