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The Snouters- Form and Life of the Rhinogrades by Harald Stumpke

November 4, 2007


…being the natural history of an adaptive radiation of small mammals whose key innovation was a remarkable nasal plasticity. Long out of print but not particularly hard to find, I’ve scanned the plates and figures and put them on Flickr. But you really owe it to yourself to scare up a copy of the book, particularly if you’re a fan of the Codex Seraphinianus, the Museum of Jurassic Technology, that kinda thing. The wikipedia treatment is pretty anemic. That’s all the time I got, fortunately for you a real blogger is more forthcoming with details and links, and has even found taxidermied specimens !(1, 2)

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