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View Resource The American Museum of Natural History Congo Expedition 1909-1915

In 1909, scientists Herbert Lang and James P. Chapin, as well as numerous assistants, set out into the remote Central African Congo River basin to explore and catalog the many extraordinary plant and animal species found within. This fabulous new Web sitefrom the American Museum of Natural History details the six-year expedition that resulted in the first comprehensive study of the Congo basin....

http://diglib1.amnh.org/
View Resource African Wildlife Foundation

Through research and community-based conservation, the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) has "played a major role in ensuring the continues existence of some of Africa's most rare and treasure species such as the elephant, the mountain gorilla, rhinoceros, and cheetah." The AWF Web site offers loads of information on the current programs and program locations, including factsheets and photos of...

https://www.awf.org
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 Expeditions in Conservation: Rhinos of the Terai Arc

Within the Terai Arc region of Nepal and northern India live the increasingly rare greater one-horned rhino, an animal whose numbers have dropped dramatically over the past few years. This particular type of rhino is the largest of the three Asian rhinos, reaching lengths of approximately ten feet and a weight of about 2.2 metric tons. Utilizing this nice Web site developed by the World Wildlife...

https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/greater-one-horned-rhi...
View Resource Madagascar Fauna Group

This is the homepage of the Madagascar Fauna Group, an "international consortium of zoos and related organizations that pool their talents and resources to work together in one of the world's most endangered places." Readers will find loads of information about the island and its diverse assortment of animal species, many of which are "bizarrely beautiful" and found nowhere else. The site also...

http://www.savethelemur.org/