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View Resource Zoom Dinosaurs

This colorful, informative and cluttered site is "a comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs" by Enchanted Learning Software. Designed for students "of all ages and levels of comprehension," Zoom Dinosaurs is most appropriate for the K-12 level. Topics are presented at a basic level (e.g., All About Dinosaurs, Anatomy & Behavior, Mesozoic Era), but by clicking on hyperlinked text,...

http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/
View Resource Oceans of Kansas

This Website is the labor of love of Mike Everhart, who in 1978 found his first mosasaur, an extinct giant marine reptile that resembles an overgrown crocodile. From that point forward, Everhart devoted his energy to hunting for fossils of marine reptiles, and he now is Adjunct Curator of Paleontology at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History. Oceans of Kansas provides information about life in...

http://oceansofkansas.com/
View Resource Shallow End For Amphibians

This news brief from Nature magazine summarizes a recent paper discussing the combined effects of climate change on declining amphibian populations. Summer climate (detrimental ultraviolet exposure) appears to be linked to spring disease (lethal fungal infections), placing the future of amphibian populations in jeopardy. Several other interactions may also influence survival, such as predator...

http://www.nature.com/news/1998/010404/full/news010404-13.ht...
View Resource Urban Neighbors.

Urban Neighbors, a New York Public Library (NYPL) Exhibition, raids the Library's vast collections for illustrations, dating from the mid-17th century to the 20th, showing the creatures that live side-by-side with humans in New York City. The show "celebrates ...the abundance of wildlife within its five boroughs. It refutes the canard that pigeons, cockroaches, and rats are the city's only local...

http://web-static.nypl.org/exhibitions/urbanneighbors/flash....
View Resource Talk of the Nation, Science Friday 04/21/2000

This resource refers to the recent discovery of a fossilized dinosaur heart that was reported in the April 21, 2000 issue of the Journal Science. This heart of a small herbivore called a Thescelosaurus reveals a structure "more like that of a bird or a mammal than those of reptiles, adding substantially to evidence suggesting that at least some dinosaurs had high metabolic rates." This audio...

https://www.npr.org/ramfiles/totn/20000421.totn.02.rmm
View Resource Baijis, a rare Yangtze river dolphin, "now extinct"

Yangtze River Dolphin http://www.edgeofexistence.org/conservation/yangtze_river_dolphin.asp Yangtze River http://www.panda.org/about_wwf/what_we_do/freshwater/about_freshwater/rivers/yangtze/index.cfm Alarm sounded for Yangtze River http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3826873.stm World Conservation Union Red List of Threatened...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2007/0810
View Resource Digital Morphology

Have you ever wanted to look into the shape and structure of a suckermouth armored catfish? Well, the Digital Morphology website makes that possible. Created as part of the National Science Foundation Digital Library at The University of Texas at Austin, this library includes hundreds of 2D and 3D visualizations of the internal and external structure of living and extinct vertebrates, and a number...

http://www.digimorph.org