Tag: Mammals

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  • Humble cow to be largest remaining mammal in 200 years: Study

    Humble cow to be largest remaining mammal in 200 years: Study

    The study, published in the journal Science, showed that ancient humans might have begun hunting large mammal species down to size -- by way of extinction -- at least 90,000 years earlier than previously thought.

    April 20, 2018
  • Uneasy freedom

    Uneasy freedom

    Some time ago, in a talk broadcast by the BBC, Desmond Morris, Curator of Mammals at the London Zoo, stressed the increasing importance of breeding animals in zoos as an ultimate measure in wildlife preservation. He said that if breeding groups are not established now in the larger zoos of the world, many species will …

    March 29, 2017
  • Uneasy freedom

    Uneasy freedom

    Some time ago, in a talk broadcast by the BBC, Desmond Morris, Curator of Mammals at the London Zoo, stressed the increasing importance of breeding animals in zoos as an ultimate measure in wildlife preservation. He said that if breeding groups are not established now in the larger zoos of the world, many species will …

    March 29, 2017