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View Resource Field Museum Researchers Help Trace Origin of Madagascar's Mammals

Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History (FMNH) Web site currently features museum-sponsored research on the phylogeny of Madagascar's living Carnivora. Previously thought to represent two to four separate lineages, the island's carnivores are now known to have descended from a single species. These findings, recently published in the journal Nature, are presented in the FMNH Web site as a 4-page...

http://archive.fieldmuseum.org/museum_info/press/press_madag...
View Resource NATURE: Kalahari

This website is the Web companion to the two-part NATURE documentary on the Kalahari Desert, which aired on PBS during fall 2003. The first episode, Kalahari: The Great Thirstland, explores the intense extremes of the Kalahari landscape, where wildlife "struggle for survival on the African plains." The site offers a number of Web-only extras, including a species guide in the form of animal trading...

https://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/kalahari-introduction/2789/