Tetrapod Zoology ver 3

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The Scientific American Period. Ran from 5 July 2011 to Recent. As in, still ongoing.

Nerd Edition

November 2010 Guest Blog[edit]

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The Iguanodon explosion: How scientists are rescuing the name of a “classic” ornithopod dinosaur, part 1 [-3]
The explosion of Iguanodon , part 2: Iguanodontians of the Hastings Group [-2]
The explosion of Iguanodon , part 3: Hypselospinus, Wadhurstia, Dakotadon, Proplanicoxa …. When will it all end? [-1]

2011[edit]

July[edit]

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Welcome to Tetrapod Zoology ver 3 [1]
You have your giant fossil rabbit neck all wrong [2]
In pursuit of Romanian frogs (part I: Bombina) [3]
Cryptozoology at the Zoological Society of London. Cryptozoology: time to come in from the cold? Or, Cryptozoology: avoid at all costs? [4]
In pursuit of Romanian frogs (part II: WESTERN PALAEARCTIC WATER FROGS!!) [5]
Dryosaurids 101 [6]
Dear Telegraph: no, I did not say that about the Loch Ness monster [7]

August[edit]

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Sunbathing birds [8]
In pursuit of Romanian frogs (part III: brown frogs) [9]
Obscure Mesozoic birds you’ll only know about if you’re a Mesozoic bird nerd: Jibeinia luanhera [10]
Big birds in the Cretaceous of Central Asia: say hello to Samrukia [11]
Prediction confirmed: plesiosaurs were viviparous [12]
A day at London’s Grant Museum of Zoology [13]
Why putting your hand in a peccary’s mouth is a really bad idea [14]
Those giant killer pigs from hell aren’t pigs [15]
Dead animals at the roadside [16]
Inside Nature’s Giants… series 3! Camel!! [17]

September[edit]

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The toads series comes to SciAm: because Africa has toads too [18]
Obscure, extravagant tropical crows [19]
Frankly, cattle are awesome [20]
20-chromosome toads [21]
Vertebrate palaeontology at Lyme Regis: of ‘All Yesterdays’, the ‘Leathery Winged Revolution’, and Planet Dinosaur [22]
Dinosaurs at SVPCA – no Mesozoic non-avialan theropods, thank you very much – and what about those marine reptiles? [23]
Mystery mammal, badly photographed [24]
A baby sea-serpent no more: reinterpreting Hagelund’s juvenile Cadborosaurus [25]
The Mulefoot and other syndactyles: not all pigs are cloven-hoofed [26]

October[edit]

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Three remarkable hummingbird discoveries [27]
Hoatzins are no longer exclusively South American and once crossed an ocean [28]
Identify the mystery object (please) [29]
The seemingly endless weirdosity of the Milu [30]
Artiodactyls and steep slopes, and a new banner for Tet Zoo [31]
The ‘Tree-Kangaroos Come First’ hypothesis [32]
In support of Scientific Triassicism: Sues and Fraser’s Triassic Life on Land: the Great Transition [33]
Of koalas and marsupial lions: the vombatiform radiation, part I [34]
Marsupial tapirs, diprotodontids, wombats and others: the vombatiform radiation, part II [35]

November[edit]

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Tet Zoo highlights 2006-2011, from a Tet Zoo superfan [36]
The noble tradition of military goats [37]
What they’re saying about The Great Dinosaur Discoveries [38]
The discovery and early interpretation of Spinosaurus [39]
The Crowing crested cobra [40]
Dwarf mountain toads and the ones with the doughnut-headed tadpoles [41]
Gerhard Maier’s African Dinosaurs Unearthed: the Tendaguru Expeditions [42]
Paul Brinkman’s The Second Jurassic Dinosaur Rush [43]

December[edit]

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The Wealden Bible: English Wealden Fossils, 2011 [44]
All the whales of the world, ever (part I) [45]
All the whales of the world, ever (part II) [46]
The Second International Workshop on the Biology of Sauropod Dinosaurs (part I) [47]
A Merry Tet Zoo Christmas [48]
In case you forget, softshell turtles are insanely weird [49]

2012[edit]

January[edit]

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‘Rigid Swimmer’ and the Cretaceous Ichthyosaur Revolution (part I) [50]
Did dinosaurs and pterosaurs practise mutual sexual selection? [51]
The Second International Workshop on the Biology of Sauropod Dinosaurs (part II) [52]
Because giraffes are heartless creatures, and other musings [53]
STOP ‘feeding’ the ducks [54]
Happy Birthday Tetrapod Zoology: SIX YEARS of blogging [55]
Happy 6th Birthday, Tetrapod Zoology (part II) [56]
The more you know about colubrid snakes, the better a person you are [57]

February[edit]

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A symbiotic relationship between sunfish and… albatrosses? Say what? [58]
“San Diego Demonoid”: you mean that dead opossum? [59]
Love for MastigodryasTomodonSordellina and all their buddies: you know it’s right [60]
Williams and Lang’s Australian Big Cats: do pumas, giant feral cats and mystery marsupials stalk the Australian outback? [61]
Identify the Baja California mystery whale carcass! [62]
Greg Paul’s Dinosaurs: A Field Guide [63]
Grampus griseus joins the globicephalines [64]

March[edit]

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A peculiar whale skeleton is included fortuitously in the sci-fi movie Hunter Prey [65]
The gigantic, shark-toothed, small-flippered, long-bodied, sea-going predatory lizard that is Hainosaurus [66]
The carcass of a large, modern-day marine reptile! [67]
Because the world belongs to petrels (petrels part I) [68]
Living the pelagic life: of oil, enemies, giant eggs and telomeres (petrels part II) [69]
Petrels: some form-function ‘rules’, and pattern and pigmentation (petrels part III) [70]
Noel W. Cusa’s brilliant seabird drawings [71]
Alien viruses from outer space and the great Archaeopteryx forgery [72]

April[edit]

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Amphisbaenians and the origins of mammals April Fools'! [73]
There are giant feathered tyrannosaurs now… right? [74]
Ryan et al.’s New Perspectives on Horned Dinosaurs: a review [75]

Chickens, 2012

[76]
The Cadborosaurus Wars [77]
Eld’s deer: endangered, persisting in fragmented populations, and morphologically weird… but it wasn’t always so [78]
Tet Zoo ver 3, (part of) the story so far [79]
Raptor vs raptor [80]
Putting petrels in their place and the possibly weird evolution of albatrosses (petrels part IV) [81]

May[edit]

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Monstersauria vs Goannasauria [82]
Thor Hanson’s Feathers: The Evolution of a Natural Miracle [83]
The Man-Eater of Mfuwe [84]
A drowned nesting colony of Late Cretaceous birds [85]
Goanna-eating goannas: an evolutionary story of intraguild predation, dwarfism, gigantism, copious walking and reckless thermoregulation [86]
Dissecting a crocodile [87]
Gadfly-petrels: rarities, a whole lot of variation and confusion, and skua mimicry (petrels part V) [88]

June[edit]

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Tet Zoo, the books [89]
Terrifying sex organs of male turtles [90]
Earth: Crocodile Empire homeworld (crocodiles part I) [91]
The once far and wide Siamese crocodile [92]
The Saltwater crocodile, and all that it implies (crocodiles part III) [93]
Crocodiles of New Guinea, crocodiles of the Philippines (crocodiles part IV) [94]
Coming next: ReptileEvolution.com and the Dave Peters thing [95]

July[edit]

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Why the world has to ignore ReptileEvolution.com [96]
Marsupial ‘dogs’, ‘bears’, ‘sabre-tooths’ and ‘weasels’ of island South America: meet the borhyaenoids [97]
Eurylaimides, Tyrannida and Furnariida: the suboscine passerines [98]
Obscure fossil mammals of island South America: Thomashuxleya and the other isotemnids [99]
100 articles at Tet Zoo ver 3 [100]
The Freshie: Australian crocodile, seemingly from the north (crocodiles part V) [101]

August[edit]

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The 19th Century discovery of dinosaurs [102]
Getting a major chapter on birds – ALL birds – into a major book on dinosaurs [103]
The New Forest Reptile Centre [104]
The war on parasites: the pigeon’s eye view, the oviraptorosaur’s eye view [105]
Dyke & Kaiser’s Living Dinosaurs: the Evolutionary History of Modern Birds [106]
The anatomy of sloths [107]

September[edit]

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The Crocopocalypse is upon us [108]
Leonard Brightwell’s brilliant palaeo-zoo [109]
Sexual selection in the fossil record [110]
Amazing social life of the Green iguana [111]
In pursuit of Early Cretaceous crocodyliforms in southern England: ode to Goniopholididae [112]
In pursuit of Early Cretaceous crocodyliforms in southern England (part II): of Vectisuchus and Leiokarinosuchus, Bernissartia and the hylaeochampsids [113]

October[edit]

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The Haematothermia hypothesis [114]
Giant petrels, snow petrels, fulmars and kin (petrels part VI) [115]
Awesome sea-going crocodyliforms of the Mesozoic [116]
Great Asian cattle [117]
Zihlman’s ‘pygmy chimpanzee hypothesis’ [118]
Sauropterygians NEVER FORGET [119]
Dinosauroids revisited, revisited [120]

November[edit]

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Giant flightless bats from the future [121]
The Great Dinosaur Art Event of 2012 [122]
Raptors kill hominids, kill cattle, kill giant moa [123]
Poor little bat, impaled on spines [124]
Hammer-toothed skink SMASH! [125]
A very quick history of turtles [126]
Junk in the trunk: why sauropod dinosaurs did not possess trunks (redux, 2012) [127]
The All Yesterdays Launch Event [128]
Marmosets and tamarins: dwarfed monkeys of the South American tropics [129]
The amazing swimming Proboscis monkey (part I) [130]

December[edit]

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Alien Investigations and the Montauk Monster [131]
All Yesterdays… today! [132]
All Yesterdays: Unique and Speculative Views of Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals – the book and the launch event [133]
Nasalis among the odd-nosed colobines or The “Nasalis Paradox” (proboscis monkeys part II) [134]
Did Velociraptor and Archaeopteryx climb trees? Claws and climbing in birds and other dinosaurs [135]
All Yesterdays: the talks! [136]
The inaugural issue of The Journal of Cryptozoology [137]
Tet Zoo Christmassy wishes, 2012 [138]
Life and times of the wild Axolotl [139]

2013[edit]

January[edit]

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Mysteries of the diceratheriine rhinos [140]
Nectrideans: more than just Diplocaulus [141]
Plesiosaurs and the repeated invasion of freshwater habitats: late surviving relicts or evolutionary novelties? [142]
Turkeys vs peafowl, the great debate [143]
The other turkey [144]
The other peacock [145]
Tetrapod Zoology enters its 8th year of operation [146]
Glassfrogs: translucent skin, green bones, arm spines [147]
A new azhdarchid pterosaur: the view from Europe becomes ever more interesting [148]

February[edit]

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Crocodiles attack elephants [149]
Great tits: still murderous, rapacious, flesh-rending predators! [150]
Tubenosed seabirds that shear the waves: of Calonectris, Lugensa, and Puffinus (petrels part VII) [151]
Everybody loves glassfrogs [152]
Karl Shuker’s The Encyclopaedia of New and Rediscovered Animals [153]
The mystery mammal of Kayan Mentarang [154]

March[edit]

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Kea, Kaka, Kakapo [155]
Hunter and Barrett’s A Field Guide to the Carnivores of the World [156]
Crocodiles of Africa, crocodiles of the Mediterranean, crocodiles of the Atlantic (crocodiles part VI) [157]
Another meeting with the Hayling Island Jungle cat [158]
Daisy’s Isle of Wight Dragon and why China has what Europe does not [159]
Jagged-toothed mystery monster; needs identifying [160]

April[edit]

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Welcome to the Squamozoic! April Fools'... sort of. [161]
Trematosauroids, those gharial-snouted, marine temnospondyls [162]
Trimerorhachid temnospondyls: numerous scale layers and… gill-pouch brooding? [163]
More temnospondyls: gigantic, gharial-snouted archegosauroids and their spatulate-snouted kin [164]
Dinosaurs and their ‘exaggerated structures’: species recognition aids, or sexual display devices? [165]
A lynx, shot dead in England in c. 1903 [166]
The confusing diplospondylous tupilakosaurids [167]

May[edit]

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Herring gull eats sea star, and other tales of larid gastronomy [168]
Scenes from the Lyme Regis Fossil Festival [169]
Crocopocalypse exposed in public for the first time! [170]
In pursuit of the Rook [171]
Malawania from Iraq and the Cretaceous Ichthyosaur Revolution (part II) [172]
These skulls are for talking about [173]
Wild wallabies in the UK [174]
In Rio for the 2013 International Symposium on Pterosaurs [175]

June[edit]

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Brilliant Brazilian spinosaurids [176]
The Squamozoic actually happened (kind of): giant herbivorous lizards in the Paleogene [177]
‘Mystery’ birds from Brazil [178]
Birding in Brazil: a view from suburban Rio de Janeiro [179]
My local magpie family: four weeks of observation, 265 photos, and how good are the results? [180]
A brief history of sengis, or elephant shrews [181]
Taxonomic vandalism and the Raymond Hoser problem [182]
The enormous liolaemine radiation: paradoxical herbivory, viviparity, evolutionary cul-de-sacs and the impending mass extinction [183]
Tet Zoo Bookshelf: van Grouw’s Unfeathered Bird, Bodio’s Eternity of Eagles, Witton’s Pterosaurs, Van Duzer’s Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps! [184]

July[edit]

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The Tet Zoo guide to mesosaurs [185]
Historical ornithology 101, a Tet Zoo Guide [186]
Photos of the Loch Ness Monster, revisited [187]
What did giant extinct vampire bats eat? [188]
My famous duck-based rant [189]
It’s hot and sunny, so birds lie down and sunbathe [190]
The Tet Zoo Guide to Pacific Rim [191]
21st Century Dinosaur Revolution [192]
It’s high time you were told about Psammodromus [193]

August[edit]

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Tales from the Cryptozoologicon: the Yeti [194]
Tales from the Cryptozoologicon: Megalodon! [195]
Phenacodontidae, I feel like I know you [196]
Tapir attacks past, present, but hopefully not future [197]
Extinction: Not the End of the World at London’s Natural History Museum [198]
Quetzalcoatlus: the evil, pin-headed, toothy nightmare monster that wants to eat your soul [199]
Because caecilians are important [200]

September[edit]

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The Big 200 at Tet Zoo [201]
Fantastic asses [202]
33% of the newts of my country [203]
Tale of the Takydromus [204]
The Jehol-Wealden International Conference, 2013 [205]
The troubling lack of Platyhystrix images online: the Tet Zoo Solution [206]
Teenage Mutant Ninja Temnospondyls [207]
All Your Yesterdays, our new book [208]

October[edit]

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THE AMAZING WORLD OF SALAMANDERS [209]
Leiosaurus: big heads, bold patterns [210]
Tales from the Cryptozoologicon: BUNYIP [211]
The Cheer pheasant [212]
A tongue-wrestling interlude, from the azhdarchids [213]

November[edit]

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Coelophysoid theropods 101 [214]
The remarkable life appearance of the Woolly rhino [215]
Odobenocetops: ridiculous ‘walrus whales’ [216]
Flight of the Microraptor [217]
The amazing Hook Island sea monster photos, revisited [218]
Tool use in crocodylians: crocodiles and alligators use sticks as lures to attract waterbirds [219]

December[edit]

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The Cryptozoologicon (Volume I): here, at last [220]
Right now, there’s a giant blue chicken in Trafalgar Square [221]
The ‘ghosts’ of extinct birds in modern ecosystems [222]
Were azhdarchid pterosaurs really terrestrial stalkers? The evidence says yes, yes they (probably) were [223]
A new living species of large mammal: hello Tapirus kabomani! [224]
A Squamotastic Christmas at Tet Zoo [225]
Mark Witton’s Pterosaurs: beautiful, lavish, scholarly and comprehensive [226]

2014[edit]

January[edit]

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Of vole plagues and hip glands [227]
Grassland earless dragons [228]
North America: land of obscure, freaky voles [229]
Australia, land of dragons (by which I mean: agamids) (part I) [230]
Happy 8th birthday Tetrapod Zoology: 2013 in review [231]
Bird behaviour, the ‘deep time’ perspective [232]
Can’t get me enough of that sweet, sweet Temnodontosaurus [233]

February[edit]

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Homage to The Velvet Claw, again [234]
Australia, land of dragons (part II) [235]
The pain of not getting cited: oversight, laziness, or malice? [236]
Obscure and attractive monitor lizards to know and love [237]
“Lean, green and rarely seen”: enthralling prasinoid tree monitors [238]
The New World crocodile assemblage: crocodiles part VII – last in series! [239]
Reasons for really liking wildebeest [240]

March[edit]

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Plesiosaur Peril — the lifestyles and behaviours of ancient marine reptiles [241]
Hell yes: Komodo dragons!!! (again) [242]
Mystery big cat skulls from the Peruvian Amazon not so mysterious anymore [243]
Controversies from the world of ratite and tinamou evolution (part I) [244]
Pronghorn, designed by committee [245]

April[edit]

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The Age of Maximum Cassowary April Fools'! [246]
Of After Man, The New Dinosaurs and Greenworld: an interview with Dougal Dixon [247]
The Tet Zoo Manifesto [248]
Turtles that eat bone, rocks and soil, and turtles that mine [249]
Margaret Kinnaird and Timothy O’Brien’s The Ecology & Conservation of Asian Hornbills: Farmers of the Forest [250]
Portraits of amphisbaenians [251]

May[edit]

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Thrilling encounters with freak passerine birds [252]
Monitor musings, varanid variables, goannasaurian goings-on… it’s about monitor lizards [253]
Musk turtles and mud turtles: look boring, are secretly hyper-diverse [254]
Announcements from the TetZoo-sphere [255]
Ratites in trees: the evolution of ostriches and kin, and the repeated evolution of flightlessness (ratite evolution part II) [256]
Old World monkeys of choice [257]

June[edit]

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Ostrich dinosaurs invade Europe! Or do they? [258]
Model salamanders, in a cave [259]
For the love of crocodylomorphs [260]
Seals, the early years [261]
Passerine birds fight dirty, a la Velociraptor [262]
Katrina van Grouw’s The Unfeathered Bird, a unique inside look [263]
TetZooCon 2014: last call! [264]
Duikers once more [265]

July[edit]

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Where did all these Phorusrhacos come from? [266]
Choeropotamids — better known than you thought, perhaps [267]
We’re all away, at TetZooCon [268]
The events of TetZooCon 2014 [269]
De Loys’ Ape and what to do with it [270]
Humans among the primates [271]
Simbirskiasaurus, Pervushovisaurus and their very, very strange nostrils: the Cretaceous Ichthyosaur Revolution (part III) [272]
50 million years of incredible shrinking theropod dinosaurs [273]

August[edit]

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Chiffchaffs: a view of passerines from the peripheries (part I) [274]
The 6-ton Blue whale model at London’s Natural History Museum [275]
Blue tits: passerines seen from the peripheries (part II) [276]
The LonCon3 Speculative Biology event [277]
More passerines as seen from the peripheries (part III): Great tits! [278]
Nuthatch Empire [279]

September[edit]

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The changing life appearance of dinosaurs [280]
A brief history of muskrats [281]
Footless urbanite pigeons [282]
Loxton and Prothero’s Abominable Science! Origins of the Yeti, Nessie, and Other Famous Cryptids; the Tet Zoo review [283]
2014, an amazing year for pterosaurs [284]
Neat news from the TetZoo-sphere [285]

October[edit]

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Racerunner lizards of the world unite [286]
Skinks skinks skinks (part I) Overview, acontines, feylinines [287]
Terror skinks, social skinks, crocodile skinks, monkey-tailed skinks… it’s about skinks (skinks part II) [288]
‘Shanklin croc’ and the dawn of the tethysuchian radiation [289]
Conservation concern for South America’s remarkable endemic dogs [290]

November[edit]

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Sandfishes and kin: of sand-swimming, placentation, and limb and digit reduction (skinks part III) [291]
Phytosaurs, (mostly) gharial-snouted reptiles of the Triassic, part I [292]
Terrestriality, high-walking and dimorphic snout crests: phytosaurs part II [293]
Short-snouted, suction-feeding ‘proto-ichthyosaur’ sheds light on fish-lizard beginnings [294]
Chet Van Duzer’s Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps [295]
Cricetomyines: the African pouched rats and mice [296]
South America’s very many remarkable deer [297]

December[edit]

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African tree toads, smalltongue toads, four-digit toads, red-backed toads: yes, a whole load of obscure African toads [298]
Confrontational behaviour and bipedality in deer [299]
The 300th article at Tet Zoo ver 3 is very weird Darren toys with rebranding to Vertebrate Zoology [300]
Passerines from the peripheries (part IV): Christmas edition… ROBINS! The proper Robin [301]
Parsley frogs: spadefoots without spades [302]
Megophrys: so much more than Megophrys nasuta [303]

2015[edit]

January[edit]

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North American spadefoot toads and their incredible fast-metamorphosing, polymorphic tadpoles [304]
Gladiatorial glassfrogs, redux [305]
Frogs you may not have heard of: Brazil’s Cycloramphus ‘button frogs’ [306]
There is so much more to flying frogs than flying frogs [307]
‘Strange bedfellow frogs’ (part I): rotund, adorable brevicipitids [308]
It’s the Helmeted water toad… this time, with information! [309]
A brief introduction to reed, sedge and lily frogs [310]
Today marks NINE YEARS of Tetrapod Zoology [311]

February[edit]

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‘Strange bedfellow frogs’ (part II): pig-nosed or shovel-nosed frogs, or snouts-burrowers [312]
New Books on Dinosaurs 1: Matthew P. Martyniuk’s Beasts of Antiquity: Stem-Birds in the Solnhofen Limestone [313]
Brian J. Ford’s Aquatic Dinosaurs Claim Holds No Water [314]
Inside the Cassowary’s Casque [315]
Spots, Stripes and Spreading Hooves in the Horses of the Ice Age [316]
The Tet Zoo Guide to Gazelle Camels [317]

March[edit]

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Meet the Scaly-tail Gliders [318]
New Books on Dinosaurs 2: Dean Lomax and Nobumichi Tamura’s Dinosaurs of the British Isles [319]
The Atomic Worm-Lizard and Other Aprasia Flapfoots [320]
Curious Complex Contentious Coots [321]
The Huia and the Sexually Dimorphic Bill [322]
You Never Hear Much About Shrew-Opossums [323]
A Fine First Finding of Darevskia [324]

April[edit]

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Cetacean Heresies: How the Chromatic Truthometer Busts the Monochromatic Paradigm [325]
The Turcana and Other Valachians [326]
People Are Modifying Monitors to Make Gargantuan Geckos [327]
Some Of The Things I Have Gotten Wrong [328]
That Brontosaurus Thing [329]
World Tapir Day, 2015 [330]

May[edit]

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Yi qi Is Neat but Might Not Have Been the Black Screaming Dino-Dragon of Death [331]
Domestic Horses of Africa [332]
Tiny frogs and giant spiders: the best of friends [333]
5 Neat Things about Warthog Skeletons [334]
Speculative Zoology at Tet Zoo, The Story So Far [335]

June[edit]

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Turtles I Have Recently Seen [336]
New Books on Dinosaurs 3: Bakker and Rey's The Big Golden Book of Dinosaurs [337]
Jurassic World and the Build a Better Fake Theropod Project [338]
The Climbing, Flying Babies of Deinonychus [339]
The Romanian Dinosaur Balaur Seems to Be a Flightless Bird [340]
Voyeurism and Feral Pigeons [341]

July[edit]

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Goannas Dig the Deepest, Twistiest Burrows of All [342]
The Refined, Fine-Tuned Placental Mammal Family Tree [343]
Surprises from Placental Mammal Phylogeny 1: Pangolins Are Close Kin of Carnivorans [344]
Surprises From Placental Mammal Phylogeny 2: Skunks Are Not Weasels [345]
TetZooCon 2015 Is On [346]

August[edit]

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Horned Treefrogs and Other Marsupial Frogs [347]
Books of the TetZooniverse: of Palaeoart, Bats, Primates and Crocodylians [348]
Speculative Zoology Grand and Photoreal: Boulay and Steyer's Demain, les Animaux du Futur [349]
Nobody Expects The Korean Crevice Salamander [350]
A Need for News on Nototriton [351]

September[edit]

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Your Awesome Neighbourhood Herring Gull (And Its Many Cousins) [352]
The Galliwasps [353]
Late News from the 2015 Pterosaur Meeting [354]
On World Rhino Day 2015, Some Things about Rhinos You Might Not Know [355]
Late Cretaceous Animals of Romania's Haţeg Island--a More Complex View [356]

October[edit]

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Piltdown Man and the Dualist Contention [357]
Piltdown Man Came from The Lost World... Well, No, It Didn't [358]
Hot News From Planet Archosaur [359]
African Climbing Mice and the Congo Link Rat [360]
For The Love of Crows [361]

November[edit]

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Unusual Giraffe Deaths [362]
Countdown to TetZooCon 2015 [363]
The Events of TetZooCon 2015 [364]
A Quick History of Hippopotamuses [365]

December[edit]

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Introducing the Treeshrews: They Don't All Live in Trees and They Aren't Close to Shrews [366]
Fabulous Crested Indian Wild Pigs [367]
"If Apes Evolved From Monkeys, Why Are There Still Monkeys?" [368]
A Tet Zoo Christmas: Not the 2008 Article Subject to Change [369]

2016[edit]

January[edit]

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Tetrapod Zoology 10th-Birthday Extravaganza, Part 1: 2015 in Review [370]
Tetrapod Zoology 10th-Birthday Extravaganza, Part 2: The Rest of 2015 Reviewed [371]
Tetrapod Zoology 10th-Birthday Extravaganza, Part 3: Tet Zoo's Tetrapod Treatment in 2015 [372]
Tetrapod Zoology 10th-Birthday Extravaganza, Part 4: Looking Back at a Decade of Tetrapod Zoology [373]

February[edit]

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The Madagascan Skink Amphiglossus Eats Crabs [374]
What's With All These New Chameleon Names?, Part 1 [375]
My New Book Hunting Monsters: Cryptozoology and the Reality Behind the Myths [376]
By the Horns of Trioceros, the Casque of Calumma, the Brood of Bradypodion--Chameleons, Part 2 [377]

March[edit]

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Palleon, Archaius, Kinyongia, Nadzikambia--The Last Chameleons, Part 3 [378]
What Sort of Animal Is Gephyrostegus? [379]
African Mole Rats: So Much More Than Just the Naked Mole Rat [380]
Jasper, the Leucistic Raven [381]

April[edit]

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Bears in the Permian [382]
Anthony Martin's Dinosaurs Without Bones [383]
Plight of the Flightless Grebes [384]
On World Tapir Day, a Quick Look at (Part of) Tapir History [385]

May[edit]

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Lance Grande's The Lost World of Fossil Lake [386]
The Integrated Maniraptoran, Part 1 [387]
The Integrated Maniraptoran, Part 2: Meet the Maniraptorans [388]
The Integrated Maniraptoran, Part 3: Feathers Did Not Evolve in an Aerodynamic Context [389]

June[edit]

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How Dangerous Are Cassowaries, Really? [390]
The Biology of Sirens [391]
Burning Question for World Giraffe Day: Can They Swim? [392]
If Bigfoot Were Real [393]

July[edit]

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News from the World of Rabbits [394]
The Stegosaurus Plate Controversy [395]
Meet the Shreats [396]
Squeakers: Frogs with Claws, Frogs with "Hair" [397]

August[edit]

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Stegosaurs and the Species Recognition Hypothesis [398]
Tet Zoo Reviews Zoos: Edinburgh Zoo [399]
The Dinosaurs of Crystal Palace: Among the Most Accurate Renditions of Prehistoric Life Ever Made [400]
Ode to the Great Blue Heron [401]

September[edit]

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Coming Soon: TetZooCon 2016 [402]
Tet Zoo Bookshelf September 2016: of Fossil Primates and Nightjars [403]
The Stem-Mammals--a Brief Primer [404]
It's World Cassowary Day 2016 [405]

October[edit]

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The Day After TetZooCon [406]
Rilla Martin's Ozenkadnook Tiger Photo, Revisited [407]
Thoughts on the Passerine Tree, 2016 [408]
The Pacific Giant Salamanders [409]

November[edit]

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The Natural History Museum at South Kensington [410]
The Ridiculous Nasal Anatomy of Giant Horned Dinosaurs [411]
Tet Zoo Bookshelf November 2016: of Flying Dinosaurs, Extraordinary Birds and Camera Traps [412]
Naish and Barrett's Dinosaurs: How They Lived and Evolved [413]

December[edit]

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The Remarkably Weird Skeletons of Frogs [414]
Nonstandard Ideas in Amphibian Evolution, Part 1 [415]
Nonstandard Ideas in Amphibian Evolution, Part 2: Salamanders and Caecilians Evolved Independently of all other tetrapods [416]
Christmas 2016, When I Finished All the Fishes [417]

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The Strange Case of the Minnesota Iceman [418]
The Asian Dove that Ate Europe Alive [419]

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