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Amazing year…more to come

Amazing year…more to come

End of the year on the Last Survivors project… As we approach the end of 2011 its time to once again reflect on the year and look forward to the year ahead. This year really has really been quite amazingly productive despite some of challenges that we have faced. Our success has primarily come about […]

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Species of the Week: Hispaniolan Solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus)

Species of the Week: Hispaniolan Solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus)

The Hispaniolan Solenodon is not only one of the most evolutionarily distinct and threatened mammals in the world; but also, one of the few poisonous ones. It produces toxic saliva, which it injects into its prey through special grooves in its incisor teeth. Solenodons diverged from all other living mammals during the Cretaceous Period, an […]

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