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View Resource The Shrew (ist's) Site

Created by Dr. Werner Haberl of Vienna, Austria, this site contains The Shrew Conference Hall, ShrewTalk (an e-mail newsletter/digest), a photo gallery and a skull and skeleton collection, among other features. From the ShrewTalk page, users can access a hyperlink to "The Shrew Conference Hall" which contains the photo gallery of shrews, their tracks, their enemies, and an email list of shrew...
View Resource National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Web Site

The National Marine Mammal Laboratory's Education Website, which targets K-12 learners, provides basic information on marine mammals, including whales (baleen and toothed, dolphins, and porpoises). Still under construction, the site will eventually provide pages on seals, sea lions, walruses, manatees, and dugongs. Educational tools currently include a Marine Mammal Quiz and a List of Endangered...
View Resource Bat Conservation International, Inc.

The Web site for Bat Conservation International, Inc. (last mentioned in the November 12, 1997_Scout Report for Science and Engineering_) has added significant content since our last coverage of the site. Although the site still has information about the organization, bat facts, FAQs, and information on bat biology, in-depth sections on a wide variety of research projects have been added, ranging...
View Resource Sea Otter Research and Conservation Program

This Web site from the Monterey Bay Aquarium presents users with a complete overview of its Sea Otter Research and Conservation Program. Visitors learn about the research conducted at the aquarium, and how it contributes to the conservation of the threatened southern sea otter. The site shows how stranded otters are rescued, rehabilitated, and released back into the bay. It also includes a variety...
View Resource Animal Info: Information on Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Mammals

Developed by Paul Massicot, this Web site provides a searchable database of information on rare, threatened, and endangered mammals from around the world. Users have a number of options for locating information, such as searching by species name (common or scientific) or browsing a list of common names grouped by category (e.g., monkeys). Once found, a species' page will contain a general profile...
View Resource Creature Feature: Vampire Bats

This Web site from National Geographic (last mentioned in the October 11, 2002 Scout Report) offers a short multimedia introduction to vampire bats. Geared toward younger kids, this site includes vampire bat audio and video files, Fun Facts in the form of a brief but educational article, a map of vampire bat global distribution, links to bat-related Web sites, and an email postcard. It may be too...
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...
View Resource Armadillo Online!

Are armadillos mammals? Find the answer to this question and many more at Armadillo Online!, a comprehensive armadillo website created by Joshua Nixon, a doctoral student in Zoology at Michigan State University. Nixon's site contains biological information on all twenty species of armadillo as well as photos of eight species. This website also includes a short Natural History article, "a short...
View Resource Texas Tech University: The Mammals of Texas, Online Edition

Mammalogists and wildlife enthusiasts alike will find great value in this online edition of the classic text, _The Mammals of Texas_ authored by Drs. William B. Davis and David J. Schmidly. This very well-organized and comprehensive website is hosted by Texas Tech University and "incorporates the complete text and graphics content of the 1994 revision..." of _The Mammals of Texas_. For those...
View Resource Animal Info

This impressive source for information about endangered mammals is the result of more than a decade of research by Dr. Paul Massicot, who spent 30 years working at the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Site visitors can locate specific endangered species by browsing the Individual Species Index (either by common or scientific name). The species pages contain references, images, and concise...
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