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Animal trainers performing with dolphins at the Miami Seaquarium attraction Animal trainers performing with dolphins at the Miami Seaquarium attraction

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tourism | tourism | women | women | florida | florida | miami | miami | dolphins | dolphins | workinganimals | workinganimals | floraandfauna | floraandfauna | attractions | attractions | miamiseaquarium | miamiseaquarium | marinemammals | marinemammals | bottlenosedolphin | bottlenosedolphin | tursiops | tursiops | aquaticmammals | aquaticmammals | cetacea | cetacea | delphinidae | delphinidae | animaltrainers | animaltrainers | trainedanimals | trainedanimals | serviceindustries | serviceindustries | animalspecialists | animalspecialists | metropolitandadecounty | metropolitandadecounty

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22.55J Principles of Radiation Interactions (MIT) 22.55J Principles of Radiation Interactions (MIT)

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The central theme of this course is the interaction of radiation with biological material. The course is intended to provide a broad understanding of how different types of radiation deposit energy, including the creation and behavior of secondary radiations; of how radiation affects cells and why the different types of radiation have very different biological effects. Topics will include: the effects of radiation on biological systems including DNA damage; in vitro cell survival models; and in vivo mammalian systems. The course covers radiation therapy, radiation syndromes in humans and carcinogenesis. Environmental radiation sources on earth and in space, and aspects of radiation protection are also discussed. Examples from the current literature will be used to supplement lecture materi The central theme of this course is the interaction of radiation with biological material. The course is intended to provide a broad understanding of how different types of radiation deposit energy, including the creation and behavior of secondary radiations; of how radiation affects cells and why the different types of radiation have very different biological effects. Topics will include: the effects of radiation on biological systems including DNA damage; in vitro cell survival models; and in vivo mammalian systems. The course covers radiation therapy, radiation syndromes in humans and carcinogenesis. Environmental radiation sources on earth and in space, and aspects of radiation protection are also discussed. Examples from the current literature will be used to supplement lecture materi

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Interaction of radiation with biological material | Interaction of radiation with biological material | how different types of radiation deposit energy | how different types of radiation deposit energy | secondary radiations | secondary radiations | how radiation affects cells | how radiation affects cells | biological effects | biological effects | effects of radiation on biological systems | effects of radiation on biological systems | DNA damage | DNA damage | in vitro cell survival models | in vitro cell survival models | in vivo mammalian systems | in vivo mammalian systems | radiation therapy | radiation therapy | radiation syndromes in humans | radiation syndromes in humans | carcinogenesis | carcinogenesis | Environmental radiation sources | Environmental radiation sources | radiation protection | radiation protection | cells | cells | tissues | tissues | radiation interactions | radiation interactions | radiation chemistry | radiation chemistry | LET | LET | tracks | tracks | chromosome damags | chromosome damags | in vivo | in vivo | in vitro | in vitro | cell survival curves | cell survival curves | dose response | dose response | RBE | RBE | clustered damage | clustered damage | radiation response | radiation response | tumor kinetics | tumor kinetics | tumor radiobiology | tumor radiobiology | fractionation | fractionation | protons | protons | alpha particles | alpha particles | whole body exposure | whole body exposure | chronic exposure | chronic exposure | space | space | microbeams | microbeams | radon | radon | background radiation | background radiation | 22.55 | 22.55 | HST.560 | HST.560

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Musical Moments at Miami's Seaquarium Musical Moments at Miami's Seaquarium

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florida | florida | miami | miami | miamisequarium | miamisequarium | attractions | attractions | dolphins | dolphins | mammals | mammals | seals | seals | whales | whales

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Citizen Science - Mammal Map

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Authors:  Tali Hoffman and Tim Neary Tali Hoffman explains the purpose and scope of MammalMAP - an online platform which aims to update the distribution records of all African mammal species - and how citizens all over Africa can contrib Clicked 23 times. Last clicked 09/11/2014 - 14:36. Teaching & Learning Context:  [Teaching and Learning context required] Image provided courtesy of Johan Taljaard under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share-Alike 3.0 Unported license.

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Animal Demography Unit | Science | Audio | Audio Lectures | English | Post-secondary | ADU | Africa | animal demography unit | citizen science | conservation | demography | distribution map | mammal | mammalMAP | visualisation

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Wallace the Lion

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A group of blind children from Sunderland School for the blind and their teacher at Sunderland Museum. 6 boys are sitting on Wallace, the mounted lion and several are holding mounted animals. ?To them, their fingers are eyes? From 1913, John Alfred Charlton Deas, a former curator at Sunderland Museum, organised several handling sessions for the blind, first offering an invitation to the children from the Sunderland Council Blind School, to handle a few of the collections at Sunderland Museum, which was ?eagerly accepted?. Ref: TWCMS: K13572 view the set www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/sets/72157626903151525/ (Copyright) We're happy for you to share this digital image within the spirit of The Commons. Please cite 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums' when reusing. Certain restrictions on high quality reproductions and commercial use of the original physical version apply though; if you're unsure - for image licensing enquiries please follow this link www.twmuseums.org.uk/image-licensing/

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blind | children | adults | johnalfredcharltondeas | charltondeas | handlingsessions | sunderland | sunderlandmuseum | touch | see | objects | collections | access | curator | sessions | northeast | newcastleupontyne | tyneandwear | museum | twam | tyneandweararchivesandmuseums | oldphotographs | oldphotos | wallace | lion | mountedanimals | animalia | chordata | mammalia | carnivora | felidae | panthera | mammal | predator | animal | kids | taxidermy

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9.97 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (MIT) 9.97 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (MIT)

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This subject will be an intensive introduction to neuroanatomy, involving lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratories, including a brain dissection. The course will not assume any prior knowledge of neuroanatomy, though some general knowledge of brain structures will be helpful. This subject will be an intensive introduction to neuroanatomy, involving lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratories, including a brain dissection. The course will not assume any prior knowledge of neuroanatomy, though some general knowledge of brain structures will be helpful.

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mammalian neuroanatomy | mammalian neuroanatomy | structure | structure | function | function | sheep | sheep | human | human | nerves | nerves | neuroimaging | neuroimaging

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9.201 Advanced Animal Behavior (MIT) 9.201 Advanced Animal Behavior (MIT)

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The course includes survey and special topics designed for graduate students in the brain and cognitive sciences. It emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. It stresses mammalian behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other vertebrates and of invertebrates. It covers some applications of animal-behavior knowledge to neuropsychology and behavioral pharmacology. The course includes survey and special topics designed for graduate students in the brain and cognitive sciences. It emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. It stresses mammalian behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other vertebrates and of invertebrates. It covers some applications of animal-behavior knowledge to neuropsychology and behavioral pharmacology.

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ethology | ethology | mammology | mammology | primatology | primatology | sociobiology | sociobiology | comparative psychology | comparative psychology | mammalian behavior | mammalian behavior | vertebrates | vertebrates | invertebrates | invertebrates | animal-behavior | animal-behavior | neuropsychology | neuropsychology | pharmacology | pharmacology

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9.301J Neural Plasticity in Learning and Development (MIT) 9.301J Neural Plasticity in Learning and Development (MIT)

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Roles of neural plasticity in learning and memory and in development of invertebrates and mammals. An in-depth critical analysis of current literature of molecular, cellular, genetic, electrophysiological, and behavioral studies. Discussion of original papers supplemented by introductory lectures. Roles of neural plasticity in learning and memory and in development of invertebrates and mammals. An in-depth critical analysis of current literature of molecular, cellular, genetic, electrophysiological, and behavioral studies. Discussion of original papers supplemented by introductory lectures.

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plasticity | plasticity | learning | learning | memory | memory | invertebrates | invertebrates | mammals | mammals | molecular | molecular | cellular | cellular | genetic | genetic | electrophysiological | electrophysiological | behavior | behavior | 9.301 | 9.301 | 7.98 | 7.98

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9.97 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (MIT) 9.97 Introduction to Neuroanatomy (MIT)

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This subject will be an intensive introduction to neuroanatomy, involving lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratories, including a brain dissection. The course will not assume any prior knowledge of neuroanatomy, though some general knowledge of brain structures will be helpful. This subject will be an intensive introduction to neuroanatomy, involving lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on laboratories, including a brain dissection. The course will not assume any prior knowledge of neuroanatomy, though some general knowledge of brain structures will be helpful.

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mammalian neuroanatomy | mammalian neuroanatomy | structure | structure | function | function | sheep | sheep | human | human | nerves | nerves | neuroimaging | neuroimaging

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9.201 Advanced Animal Behavior (MIT) 9.201 Advanced Animal Behavior (MIT)

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The course includes survey and special topics designed for graduate students in the brain and cognitive sciences. It emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. It stresses mammalian behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other vertebrates and of invertebrates. It covers some applications of animal-behavior knowledge to neuropsychology and behavioral pharmacology. The course includes survey and special topics designed for graduate students in the brain and cognitive sciences. It emphasizes ethological studies of natural behavior patterns and their analysis in laboratory work, with contributions from field biology (mammology, primatology), sociobiology, and comparative psychology. It stresses mammalian behavior but also includes major contributions from studies of other vertebrates and of invertebrates. It covers some applications of animal-behavior knowledge to neuropsychology and behavioral pharmacology.

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ethology | ethology | mammology | mammology | primatology | primatology | sociobiology | sociobiology | comparative psychology | comparative psychology | mammalian behavior | mammalian behavior | vertebrates | vertebrates | invertebrates | invertebrates | animal-behavior | animal-behavior | neuropsychology | neuropsychology | pharmacology | pharmacology

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9.301J Neural Plasticity in Learning and Development (MIT) 9.301J Neural Plasticity in Learning and Development (MIT)

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Roles of neural plasticity in learning and memory and in development of invertebrates and mammals. An in-depth critical analysis of current literature of molecular, cellular, genetic, electrophysiological, and behavioral studies. Discussion of original papers supplemented by introductory lectures. Roles of neural plasticity in learning and memory and in development of invertebrates and mammals. An in-depth critical analysis of current literature of molecular, cellular, genetic, electrophysiological, and behavioral studies. Discussion of original papers supplemented by introductory lectures.

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plasticity | plasticity | learning | learning | memory | memory | invertebrates | invertebrates | mammals | mammals | molecular | molecular | cellular | cellular | genetic | genetic | electrophysiological | electrophysiological | behavior | behavior | 9.301 | 9.301 | 7.98 | 7.98

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9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT) 9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT)

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Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. The introductory topics will cover various approaches to the study of animals and their behavior. Key concepts in studies of animal behavior, emphasizing ethology, are covered in class and in the assigned readings from Scott (2005), supplemented by selections from other books, especially from classics in the field as well as selected videos. Next, key concepts in sociobiology are covered using readings from Alcock (2001), supplemented by selections from additional books and some video presentations. Includes audio/video content: AV lectures. The introductory topics will cover various approaches to the study of animals and their behavior. Key concepts in studies of animal behavior, emphasizing ethology, are covered in class and in the assigned readings from Scott (2005), supplemented by selections from other books, especially from classics in the field as well as selected videos. Next, key concepts in sociobiology are covered using readings from Alcock (2001), supplemented by selections from additional books and some video presentations.

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animal behavior | animal behavior | ethology | ethology | behavioral organization | behavioral organization | sociobiology | sociobiology | mammals | mammals | behavioral ecology | behavioral ecology | naturalists | naturalists | behavioral evolution | behavioral evolution | social organization | social organization | sexuality | sexuality | mating | mating | reproduction | reproduction | animal learning | animal learning | antipredatory behavior | antipredatory behavior | feeding | feeding | foraging | foraging | adaptive behavior | adaptive behavior

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9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT) 9.20 Animal Behavior (MIT)

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Most of the major categories of adaptive behavior can be seen in all animals. This course begins with the evolution of behavior, the driver of nervous system evolution, reviewed using concepts developed in ethology, sociobiology, other comparative studies, and in studies of brain evolution. The roles of various types of plasticity are considered, as well as foraging and feeding, defensive and aggressive behavior, courtship and reproduction, migration and navigation, social activities and communication, with contributions of inherited patterns and cognitive abilities. Both field and laboratory based studies are reviewed; and finally, human behavior is considered within the context of primate studies. Most of the major categories of adaptive behavior can be seen in all animals. This course begins with the evolution of behavior, the driver of nervous system evolution, reviewed using concepts developed in ethology, sociobiology, other comparative studies, and in studies of brain evolution. The roles of various types of plasticity are considered, as well as foraging and feeding, defensive and aggressive behavior, courtship and reproduction, migration and navigation, social activities and communication, with contributions of inherited patterns and cognitive abilities. Both field and laboratory based studies are reviewed; and finally, human behavior is considered within the context of primate studies.

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animal behavior | animal behavior | ethology | ethology | behavioral organization | behavioral organization | human ethology | human ethology | habitat | habitat | sociobiology | sociobiology | mammals | mammals | behavioral ecology | behavioral ecology | naturalists | naturalists | behavioral evolution | behavioral evolution | habitat selection | habitat selection | social organization | social organization | sexuality | sexuality | mating | mating | reproduction | reproduction | animal learning | animal learning | antipredatory behavior | antipredatory behavior | feeding | feeding | foraging | foraging | adaptive behavior | adaptive behavior

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'Macgregor', owned by James R. Dempster, Ladyton 'Macgregor', owned by James R. Dempster, Ladyton

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greatbritain | greatbritain | blackandwhite | blackandwhite | hairy | hairy | wool | wool | animal | animal | mammal | mammal | sheep | sheep | farm | farm | farming | farming | horns | horns | scottish | scottish | agriculture | agriculture | fiber | fiber | fleece | fleece | ram | ram | 1890 | 1890 | macgregor | macgregor | ancestral | ancestral | blackface | blackface | flokati | flokati | lifestock | lifestock | hibrido | hibrido | nationalgalleriesofscotland | nationalgalleriesofscotland | charlesreid | charlesreid | commons:event=commonground2009 | commons:event=commonground2009 | allienigena | allienigena

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Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril Silent Sirens: Manatees in Peril

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florida | florida | manatees | manatees | springs | springs | mammals | mammals | leonardnimoy | leonardnimoy

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Small Mammal Trapping

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Short video introducing and illustrating the collection capture of small mammals using Sherman traps. Aimed at students without previous field experience of mammal sampling techniques.

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terrestrial ecology | mammalogy | ecology methods | ecology field techniques | mammal sampling | bioukoer | ukoer | Biological sciences | C000

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7.342 The X in Sex: A Genetic, Medical, and Evolutionary View of the X Chromosome (MIT) 7.342 The X in Sex: A Genetic, Medical, and Evolutionary View of the X Chromosome (MIT)

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This course will explore a diverse collection of striking biological phenomena associated with the X chromosome. We will examine the genetic basis and significance of several X-linked mutations. We will also discuss why men are more likely than women to display X-linked traits. We will look at the different mechanisms by which X chromosome gene expression is equalized in mammals, flies, and worms and how these mechanisms can yield unusual phenotypes. Throughout our discussions of the X chromosome we will use both recent and classic primary research papers to learn about this chromosome's fascinating biology. This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an interest in using primary researc This course will explore a diverse collection of striking biological phenomena associated with the X chromosome. We will examine the genetic basis and significance of several X-linked mutations. We will also discuss why men are more likely than women to display X-linked traits. We will look at the different mechanisms by which X chromosome gene expression is equalized in mammals, flies, and worms and how these mechanisms can yield unusual phenotypes. Throughout our discussions of the X chromosome we will use both recent and classic primary research papers to learn about this chromosome's fascinating biology. This course is one of many Advanced Undergraduate Seminars offered by the Biology Department at MIT. These seminars are tailored for students with an interest in using primary researc

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X chromosome | X chromosome | genetics | genetics | flies | flies | mammals | mammals | worms | worms | sex reversal | sex reversal | dosage compensation | dosage compensation | X-inactivation | X-inactivation | hybrid | hybrid | Haldane's rule | Haldane's rule | drosophila | drosophila | gene | gene | dna | dna | dosage | dosage | pedigree | pedigree | genetic map | genetic map | Thomas Hunt Morgan | Thomas Hunt Morgan | Calvin Bridges | Calvin Bridges | Alfred Sturtevant | Alfred Sturtevant | evolution | evolution

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Dolphin jumping through hoops at Floridaland - Sarasota County

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tourism | florida | dolphins | osprey | attractions | marinemammals | trainedanimals | floridaland | sarasotacounty

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Dolphins at Marineland attraction

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tourism | florida | dolphins | marineland | marinemammals | trainedanimals

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Studying mammals: Meat eaters

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The powerful and majestic carnivores are the focus of many television documentaries. In this free course we will delve into the lives of these fearsome hunters and explore their physical adaptations and social behaviour. This is the fifth course in the Studying mammals series.

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Natural History | mammals | carnivores | evolution

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Studying mammals: Plant predators

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From the mouse-deer to the elephant plant eaters come in all shapes and sizes. But how do they manage to flourish on a salad diet? In this free course we will examine the special features that allow them to extract their nutrients from leaves and see how some plants protect themselves from these predators. This is the fourth course in the Studying mammals series.

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Natural History | mammals | evolution | migration

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Studying mammals: Chisellers

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Ever wondered why rats mice and squirrels seem to reproduce at such an alarming rate? Rodents are among the most successful of all the mammal groups. In this free course you will learn more about some of the evolutionary features that make these creatures so plentiful. This is the third course in the Studying mammals series.

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Natural History | mammals | evolution | reproduction

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Studying mammals: A winning design

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The term mammal encompasses a huge variety of animals including humans. But what makes a mammal a mammal? This free course explores some of the features such as reproduction lactation and thermoregulation methods that mammals have in common. It is the first in a series of ten Studying mammals courses.

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Natural History | mammals | metabolism | temperature | evolution

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Studying mammals: Food for thought

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Who were our ancestors? How are apes and humans related? And where does the extinct Homo erectus fit into the puzzle? In this free course we will examine culture tool use and social structure in both apes and humans to gain an understanding of where we come from and why we behave as we do. This is the tenth course in the Studying mammals series.

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Natural History | mammals | primates | evolution

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Studying mammals: The insect hunters

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From pygmy shrews to armadillos a wide range of mammals survive on a diet made up largely of insects. Many of these have fascinating adaptations suited to catching or rooting out their prey. In this free course you will learn about these adaptations along with survival strategies for when food is scarce. This is the second course in the Studying mammals series.

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Natural History | mammals | insects | evolution

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