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Knowledge of mammalian diversity is still surprisingly disparate, both regionally and taxonomically. Here, we present a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status and distribution of the world's mammals. Data, compiled by 1700+ experts, cover all 5487 species, including marine mammals. Global macroecological patterns are very different for land and(More)
Records of snakes emerging early from hibernation are useful for establishing species' potential activity seasons. In discussing the habits of Storeria dekayi, Fitch (1999) attributed to this cold-tolerant species an activity season from "as early as mid-March and. .. as late as mid-November." On 10 February 2009 at 1400hrs CST, we collected 9 Storeria(More)
The diagnosis of paediatric tumours including the small round cell tumours (neuroblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma and the Ewing family of tumours), brain tumours, germ cell tumours and anaplastic large cell lymphoma can pose particular diagnostic dilemmas, especially in cases with undifferentiated morphology. Substantial improvements have been made in the(More)
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