March Animal Madness
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March Animal Madness

In the spirit of college basketball (Go Bears, oh Bears) and to commemorate a new gig, here is my animal bracket composed of studies published in March that I covered for I Fucking Love Science.

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Welcome to Fangea

A little while ago, my friend Monica Albe asked if I was interested in contributing to the MVZ (that’s Museum of Vertebrate Zoology) news. She was in Hawaii at the time, I was in Taiwan, it was Christmastime, and we were distracted. But I love vertebrate zoology, I miss the MVZ, and I’m a fulltime freelancer… so abso-fucking-lutely, duh.

The MVZ Newsletter is a monthly email highlighting faculty achievements, grad student research, publications, upcoming events… those kinds of things. It was launched last month just before Cal Day 2013, and you can subscribe here.

So here’s the plan: at least once a month, I’ll post something here. So vague, so limitless!

This is dedicated to Monica, Carol, and Carla. And also to my 104 buddies: Maria with the cool last name, Kim who stole my job, Kristina who hates monkeys, and Lauren’s Toyota Celica. Oh, and Rachel came up with the blog name. I was about to name it after my old wireless network, Fangwanaland. Or Janimals, because I love animals: dead, alive, furry or not, to eat, skin, or pet.

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