Daily Archives: July 5, 2008

The experience of the seriema

I had recently taken my clansmen to the zoo where I came face to face with the seriema. It was a tremendous experience. For years we had only heard of this bird – the last representative of a great radiation … Continue reading

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A molecular phylogeny of birds

While much progress has been made with respect to the paleontological studies on the origin of birds within Dinosauria, comparable progress was lacking with respect to understanding the relationships between extant birds (neornithes). We had discussed this briefly in an … Continue reading

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