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Species Profiles

Species Profile: Giraffe

Species Profile: Giraffe
Written by Harrison Buck (Westminster College)   Common Name: Southern giraffe Latin Name: Giraffa camelopardalis Setswana Name: Thutlwa (too-twa)   Giraffa camelopardalis, commonly known as the southern giraffe, is the tallest of all land mammals,…
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Glow in the Dark

Glow in the Dark
By Kiley Haberman (University of Vermont)   Scorpions are among the earliest forms of land animal, and their basic body plan has remained relatively unchanged for hundreds of millions of years. The earliest known fossil…
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