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(PDF) PANGOLIN, THREATS AND TRAFFICKING : YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW » PDF | INTRODUCTION: Pangolin are harmless, easygoing and toothless mammal of Africa and Asia having a body covered with horny scales and a long snout…| Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate

Loss of teeth and enamel in tetrapods: fossil record, genetic data and morphological adaptations » Since their recruitment in the oral cavity, approximately 450 million years ago, teeth have been subjected to strong selective constraints due to the crucial role that they play in species survival. It is therefore quite surprising that the ability to…

The World’s Most Trafficked Animal Has Scales - WildAid » By Matthew Campbell In November, customs agents at Hong Kong International Airport spotted something unusual as they X-rayed the baggage of a Chinese man who’d just arrived from Ethiopia. They told the passenger, 44-year-old Lin Jin-Bao, he’d have to open his suitcases before being allowed to board a ferry to his next destination, Macau. Inside, … Continue reading "The World’s Most Trafficked Animal Has Scales"

The world through the senses of a pangolin » This Saturday, February 15, is World Pangolin Day, and thus it is a good time to do some PR for these fascinating animals.

The lip postDr. Scott Hartman's Skeletal » Well here we go. If you follow me on social media you’ve seen this teased, but I’m putting lips on all my non-beaked non-avian theropod skeletal reconstructions. So much for burying the lede, eh? Ah, but some of you may be wondering why I think they had lips? And what anatomical features I’m

A review and reappraisal of the specific gravities of present and past multicellular organisms, with an emphasis on tetrapods » The density, or specific gravity (SG), of organisms has numerous important implications for their form, function, ecology, and other facets of beings living and dead, and it is especially necessary t…

The coevolution of rostral keratin and tooth distribution in dinosaurs | Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences » Teeth evolved early in vertebrate evolution, and their morphology reflects important specializations in diet and ecology among species. The toothless jaws (edentulism) in extant birds likely coevolved with beak keratin, which functionally replaced teeth.…

Mark P. Witton's Blog » Nov 17, 2017…… animals grow keratin sheaths today. But maybe this isn't just a… scales and, in some species, even expansive, mostly cartilaginous noses.

Pangolins on the brink as Africa-China trafficking persists unabated » The pangolin trade remains brisk, as conservationists scramble to identify populations and lobby for tough protections, while U.S. zoos make a controversial try to raise them.

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