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2013 Giant Platypus? Newly Discovered Fossil Tooth Reveals Largest Platypus on Record Undergraduate Rebecca Pian and colleagues found the tooth of what is, so far, the largest known fossil platypus species. November 13, 2013 2013 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. November 13, 2013 2013 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 African... October 7, 2013 2013 Meet Me in Madagascar: Part Three Comparing chameleons living in Madagascar today with fossil vertebrates like dwarf hippos to parrot-beaked rhynchosaurs. August 27, 2013 2013 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. August 14, 2013 2013 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 for... July 31, 2013 2013 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 entirety... July 25, 2013 2013 Meet Me in Madagascar The first in a series, this post features the work of Museum scientists studying lemurs, fishes, chameleons, and more in Madagascar. July 24, 2013 2013 An Obsession with Oddity: Sir Richard Owen and the Aye-Aye Meet the creatures with "continuously growing teeth, batlike ears, a foxlike tail, and spindly, dexterous middle fingers." July 16, 2013 2013 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 biologist,... July 8, 2013 2013 Chris Raxworthy: Searching for Reptiles on Indian Ocean Islands In 2013, Museum Curator Christopher Raxworthy set out for islands in the Indian Ocean to survey reptile species. June 20, 2013 2013 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 central... June 14, 2013
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