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2013

Blog Post Giant Platypus? Newly Discovered Fossil Tooth Reveals Largest Platypus on Record While an undergraduate, Museum graduate student Rebecca Pian and her colleagues and advisers found the tooth of what is, so f... Blog Post Oldest Big Cat: Fossil of Four-Plus Million-Year-Old Big Cat Species Discovered Researchers on an expedition in Tibet recently discovered the oldest big cat fossil ever found, filling a significant gap in... Blog Post New Research: Bat Malaria Parasites Linked with Rodents Research by an international research team co-led by the Museum shows a surprising diversity of malaria parasites in West Afr... Blog Post Meet Me in Madagascar: Part Three The last in a series, this post features the work of Museum scientists studying chameleons living today and fossil vertebrate... Blog Post Meet Me in Madgascar: Part Two The second in a series, this post features the work of Museum scientists studying ayes-ayes, fishes, and leeches in Madagascar. Blog Post Which Came First: The Bird or the Bird Brain? New research led by the American Museum of Natural History provides evidence that dinosaurs evolved the brainpower necessary... Blog Post Digitization of Charles Darwin's Manuscripts Underway The Darwin Manuscripts Project at the American Museum of Natural History will digitize and make publicly accessible the entir... Blog Post Meet Me in Madagascar The first in a series, this post features the work of Museum scientists studying lemurs, fishes, chameleons, and more in Mada... Blog Post An Obsession with Oddity: Sir Richard Owen and the Aye-Aye Learn more about aye-ayes, unusual mammals with "continuously growing front teeth, batlike ears, a foxlike tail, abdomin... Blog Post Three-Million-Year-Old Kangaroo Teeth Illuminate Ancient Australian Climate A new study led by Shaena Montanari, a recent graduate of the Museum's Richard Gilder Graduate School and a comparative biolo... Blog Post Chris Raxworthy: Searching for Reptiles on Indian Ocean Islands In January 2013, Museum Curator Christopher Raxworthy set out on a Constantine S. Niarchos Expedition to several island group... Blog Post George Harlow: Solving a Geological Puzzle in Guatemala In November 2010, Museum Curator George E. Harlow embarked on a Constantine S. Niarchos Expedition to the Montagua Valley in...
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