This marks the beginning of yet another series, curated and written by Anand Krishnan (Johns Hopkins), about natural history, museum specimens, and birds. Quirky traits, fascinating science and inspiring stories follow. Most stories will centre around museum specimens. For, where else can you find a dinosaur rubbing shoulders with a butterfly and an archaic human?
Post One Tale from a museum
Post Two The Art of Ornithology
Post Three Sand and snow: Wings in the desert
Post Four Yin and Yang: A tale of two ibis
Post Five The power of beauty
Post Six How Odd
Post Eight Species up a mountain