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  • Model of a tiktaalik poking its head above the water

    Meet the Tiktaalik

    June 24, 2022 by

    Today’s animal (fossil?) started as a request from my partner. A guitarist from a band he likes just released a Tiktaalik-inspired solo album, and he wanted to know more. And then, just a few days later, we saw a Tiktaalik exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History! So I obviously HAD to tell you… Read more

  • A red-cockaded woodpecker on a tree looking at the camera

    Meet the red-cockaded woodpecker

    June 17, 2022 by

    You might have missed it, but a big conservation bill passed in the House of Representative this week: the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act. This bill is HUGE news for conservation. There are currently more than 1,600 endangered or threatened species living in the United States. The Endangered Species Act of 1973 provides protection for them,… Read more

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