Birds pack more cells into their brains than mammals – The Guardian


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Birds pack more cells into their brains than mammals
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Birds' brains are very small compared to those of mammals, and what's more, they lack the heavily wrinkled cerebral cortex, which is characteristic of the human brain, and widely believed to the seat of intelligence. It was, therefore, widely assumed
Parrots, songbirds pack more neurons into their forebrains than most mammalsScience Magazine
Birds Have More Neurons in Their Brains than Mammals, Study FindsSci-News.com
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Did the death of the dinosaurs allow meek mammals to thrive? Not exactly. – Washington Post


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Did the death of the dinosaurs allow meek mammals to thrive? Not exactly.
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For over 100 million years, mammals skittered and scurried through a dinosaur-dominated world. They were small – the largest was no bigger than a badger – and paleontologists used to think that mammal evolution only took off once a mass extinction
Rise of the mammals began before dinosaur extinction, research suggestsThe Guardian
Mammals began their takeover long before the death of the dinosaursPhys.Org
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Nature, funding both unfair to ugly mammals – Fairfield Daily Republic


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Nature, funding both unfair to ugly mammals
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It broke native Aussie mammals into three groups: “Good” (such as kangaroos and koalas), “bad” (invasive species) and “ugly” (animals that look like Don Knotts). Researchers found that the ugly animals made up about 45 percent of the mammals, but got a …

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See mammals as well as birds at city wetlands – Davis Enterprise


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See mammals as well as birds at city wetlands
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More than 200 species of birds have been documented at the Davis wetlands. A variety of mammals such as the black-tailed jackrabbit, mule deer, beaver and coyote also call the Davis wetlands home. In general, mammals are much less conspicuous than …

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Scientists claim fishers catch more marine mammals, not just fish – Phys.Org


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Scientists claim fishers catch more marine mammals, not just fish
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"Our findings point to widespread, ongoing, illegal practices in marine mammal bycatch reporting. It seems that just like the fish dumping, MPI is not concerned with marine mammal management in New Zealand fisheries, especially given there have been no …
Leaked data reveals fishermen not reporting bycatch of marine mammalsNewstalk ZB

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How Early Mammals Evolved for Success – Scientific American


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How Early Mammals Evolved for Success
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Most of our notions about our mammal ancestors portray them as shrewlike critters barely eking out an existence in the shadow of dinosaurs for millions of years. When the hulking giants got felled in the aftermath of environmental changes from a giant

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How Early Mammals Evolved for Success – Scientific American


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How Early Mammals Evolved for Success
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Most of our notions about our mammal ancestors portray them as shrewlike critters barely eking out an existence in the shadow of dinosaurs for millions of years. When the hulking giants got felled in the aftermath of environmental changes from a giant

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Albuquerque zoo welcomes new mammals – KRQE News 13 (blog)

Albuquerque zoo welcomes new mammals
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Six new mammals made their debut at the Albuquerque BioPark this spring. Zoo officials say it's part of their survival plans to breed animals who are threatened or endangered in the wild. The new additions include a Mexican …

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Venomous Mammals Might Have Lived Alongside Dinosaurs – Headlines & Global News


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Venomous Mammals Might Have Lived Alongside Dinosaurs
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A new study by researchers from the University of Illinois and University of Puerto Rico has compiled the mitochondrial genome of the venomous species Hispaniolan solenodon, completing the last major branch of placental mammals on the tree of life and …
Study Confirms Endangered Mammal Existence Before Dinosaurs' ExtinctionScience World Report
DNA shows the endangered solenodon's ancestors lived 78 million years agoDaily Mail
A Small, Venomous Mammal Outlived the Asteroid That Killed the DinosaursMic

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Big-Brained Mammals at Greatest Risk of Extinction – Seeker (registration) (blog)

Big-Brained Mammals at Greatest Risk of Extinction
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Abelson examined the relationship between brain size and endangerment status for 1679 individual animals representing 160 species of different types of mammals. He controlled for body size, since larger animals inherently tend to have larger brains

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