Monatsarchive: Oktober 2019

A tiny tusk within a broken tusk – just another narwhal oddity

The narwhal Monodon monoceros is almost a real-life fantasy creature. But not only due to its historical connection with the legendary unicorn – after all, a whale with an enormous tusk growing out of its head is much more fabulous … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Anatomie, Blogposts in English, Teratologie, Wale | Hinterlasse einen Kommentar

The bird that follows in the footsteps of the dinosaurs

Technically, all modern birds are dinosaurs, descendents of a lineage of theropods that evolved complex feathers and the ability to fly. But to be honest… most of them don´t really look very „saurian“ anymore. Those fancy feathers, toothless beaks and … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Dinosaurier, Vögel | 1 Kommentar