Talk: Mammalian Biodiversity on the Philippine Islands
Join us in person or online for a Lunchtime Expedition, "A World Apart: Mammalian Biodiversity on the Philippine Islands," by Dr. Lawrence R. Heaney, the Negaunee Curator of Mammals at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History.
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The Philippine Islands have the world’s greatest concentration of unique mammalian diversity—more than 220 species are now known. Much of what we know about this exceptional fauna has developed in recent years through a combination of old-fashioned field research and modern genetic studies.
The discovery of more than 40 previously unknown species of mammals has produced unexpected insights into the processes that produce diversity of mammals world-wide, and has also had substantial impact on promoting conservation in this heavily deforested tropical country. Dr. Heaney shares these insights in his talk.
Talk: Mammalian Biodiversity on the P...
Date and Time
Thursday Sep 30, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MDT
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Noon – 1 p.m.
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody, WY 82414
Or online: register at https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_uKwdq7axQ5mYU7APMBO4RA