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Mule deer

While white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus, Cervidae) are abundant across much of North America, there are regions of the American west where they are largely absent.  Here their ecological role is filled by mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus, Cervidae), a similar species … Continue reading

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Random Arachnid: Tarantula

A few weeks ago a friend and I were driving down Kings Canyon Scenic Byway at Kings Canyon National Park in east-central California.  Along the way he suddenly exclaimed something like “holy crap I just saw a crab run across … Continue reading

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Kings Canyon National Park: An exciting confluence of biology, geology, and sheer beauty

While out on a recent business trip to California’s Central Valley, my business partner and I found time to make quick trips to several of the local national parks.  After hitting Yosemite on the first day, we completed our work … Continue reading

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