A History Of The World In 100 Animals By Simon Barnes

Cover, A History of the World in 100 Animals Photo credit: Pegasus This is not your grandmother’s “A is for Aardvark” catalog of the world’s animals. Simon Barnes’ A History of the World in 100 Animals is a look at 100 animal species and taxa that have helped shaped human pre-history and history. What’s more, … Read more

‘Miracle baby’ giraffe born at Columbus Zoo | zoology

The Columbus Zoo has welcomed a long-legged, endangered new addition: a baby Masai giraffe. The unnamed newborn was born to 12-year-old mother Zuri on August 31, according to a news release from the zoo. “Not only is the calf fiercely cute, but his birth is especially significant as it marks an important achievement for the … Read more

Chinese researchers clone an Arctic wolf in ‘landmark’ conservation project | zoology

Researchers in China have cloned a wild Arctic wolf — and they’re hoping the controversial genetic technology can now be used to help save other species under threat as the world edges toward an extinction crisis. On Monday, the Beijing-based company Sinogene Biotechnology unveiled the female wolf clone, named Maya by scientists, marking 100 days … Read more