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MEGALOCEROS GIGANTEUS
Known as the Irish Elk

Megaloceros was a genus of deer found throughout Eurasia from the late Pliocene through the Late Pleistocene [3 million to 8,000 years ago]. They were important herbivores during the Ice Ages.  [ Wikipedia ]

The [so-called] Irish Elk was a species of Megaloceros and one of the largest deer that ever lived. Its range extended across Eurasia, from Ireland to east of Lake Baikal, during the Late Pleistocene. The latest known remains of the species have been carbon dated to about 7,700 years ago in Siberia.

Although most skeletons have been found in Irish bogs, the animal was not exclusively Irish.

It was also not closely related to either of the living species currently called elk (the European elk, known in North America as the moose, and the North American elk, or wapiti); for this reason, the name “Giant Deer” is used in some publications.  [Wikipedia]

Animalia  >  Chordata  >  Mammalia  >  Artiodactyla  >  Cervidae  >
Genus †Megaloceros
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Except for the print at the bottom, all images are from Wikipedia.

SECOND from bottom
Megaloceros with line of dots, from the 17,300-year-old cave art at Lascaux [France].  Read more about the paleolithic art at Lascaux

BOTTOM
Behold, the fossil elk  [source of image - probably downloaded from an online library’s scanned set of 19th century illustrations]

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Achillobator.The hoots and trills of a courting couple of Achillobator sound across the muddy lowland floodplains of a Cretaceous morning. This pair will alternate, calling and leaping each dawn and dusk for nearly a week, before mating and selecting a nesting site. Known from just one specimen, this is the largest of the Mongolian dromaeosaurids - whose more famous relatives include Velociraptor, Deinonychus, and Utahraptor. Active pack hunters, egg thieves, as well as scavengers, Achillobator lived in small family groups with vast territories, working cooperatively, communicating, and playing as they reaped the bounty of seasonal migrations of the much larger herds of dinosaurs.

tiffanyillustration:

Achillobator.

The hoots and trills of a courting couple of Achillobator sound across the muddy lowland floodplains of a Cretaceous morning. This pair will alternate, calling and leaping each dawn and dusk for nearly a week, before mating and selecting a nesting site. Known from just one specimen, this is the largest of the Mongolian dromaeosaurids - whose more famous relatives include Velociraptor, Deinonychus, and Utahraptor. Active pack hunters, egg thieves, as well as scavengers, Achillobator lived in small family groups with vast territories, working cooperatively, communicating, and playing as they reaped the bounty of seasonal migrations of the much larger herds of dinosaurs.

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unfocus on Flickr.
Fail again. Fail better.

unfocus on Flickr.

Fail again. Fail better.

Al lado de la piscinushka on Flickr.Y en el fondo es…

Al lado de la piscinushka on Flickr.

Y en el fondo es…

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La Cancamusa: A letter to the TEDx community on TEDx and bad science

tedx:

Below is an email sent to the TEDx community regarding our view on bad science/pseudoscience talks at TEDx events.

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Hello TEDx Community,

In light of a few suspect talks that have come out of the TEDx movement — some of which we at TED have taken…

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