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Mammals

Open Wide! How Did the Sabre-Toothed Cat use its Teeth?

The sabre-toothed cat, Smilodon, is famous for its enormous pair of canines. But were these blades used for power, or were they precise instruments?

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Mammals The Mesozoic Mailbag

Canada’s Mummified Baby Mammoth

In the pursuit of gold, one may stumble across greater treasures…

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Mammals Max's Random Ramblings

The Crossroads of History: America’s Great Biotic Interchange

Millions of years ago, Central America became an almost unparalleled highway for organism migration.

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Mammals The Mesozoic Mailbag

A Farewell to the Siberian Unicorn? 

Was Siberia’s ice age unicorn just your average rhinoceros?

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Mammals The Frightening Fossils

Halloween Special: Ice Age King Kong

Since 1935, primate teeth scattered around Asia have hinted at the presence of something massive. But what do we really know about this giant? And is it the culprit behind some of our superstitious beliefs?

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Mammals Max's Random Ramblings

Avocados & Giants: Companionship Through Life and Death

Is there a connection between the avocados in your guacamole and extinct giant ground sloths? The answer may surprise you.

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Mammals

The Fascinating Ancestry of the Sloth

While sloths today are lethargic tree-dwellers, their ancestors were different beasts entirely. But what happened to these wonderful animals? And what does Thomas Jefferson have to do with them?

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Mammals

The Evolution of The African Elephant

A video on the five most important stages in Elephant evolution, done as a final project for Grade 11 biology.