The real work in ecological research is done by graduate students, and the Caw Ridge study was no exception. We are thankful to have had so many enthusiastic and resourceful graduate students, the secret weapon of this research program. Many have gone on to successful careers in wildlife conservation or research, and we are proud of their achievements.
Skulls photographed by Eliot Goldfinger in the collection of the Department of Mammalogy at the American Museum of Natural History, New York: American bison, African buffalo, White-tailed deer, Caribou, Ox (neg. no. 603275); Bighorn sheep (neg. no. 603276); Mountain goat, Elk, Moose (neg. no. 603277). COURTESY AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY LIBRARY
Lion (feline) characteristics: Elongated skull. Proportion of skull varies—large in lion, jaguar, and tiger, small in cheetah and mountain lion. Large canines, small incisors. Cheek teeth with sharp edges for shearing. Large temporalis and masseter muscles of skull to powerfully close jaw. Eyes shifted slightly forward for binocular vision. Constricted pupil is round in large cats, vertical in domestic cats (pupil is horizontal in sheep and goats). Top edge of scapula usually higher than tips of thoracic vertebrae.
Australia is the largest country with 7.6 million km2, larger than Vietnam (320,000 km2), and only 5%
total land area is 600 mm of rainfall is similar to some areas (600-700 mm) in Ninh Thuan,
Binh Thuan and Lam Dong, where goats CARD project launched.
Mt Glorious is a beautiful mountainous area near national forest park, and we go through
full of tropical forests and large eucalyptus trees and plants that we have
rich in Vietnam.
Life is peaceful and Brisbane Brisbane people showed us great hospitality and kindheartedness....