The Beauty of Ugly

Additional Web and Print Resources

WEB SITES

Dung Beetles
http://www.insecta-inspecta.com/beetles/scarab/index.html
Dung beetles and other types of scarab beetles.

Dung Beetles (more)
http://216.73.243.70/scarabnet
The Scarabaeimae research network.

Dung Beetles (still more)
http://www.amonline.net.au/factsheets/dung-beetles.htm
From Australia Museum Online.

Elephant Seal Friends
http://www.elephantseal.org
Information about the marine mammal from Friends of the Elephant Seal.

Eye-in-the-Sea
http://www.oceanrecon.org/research.htm
Learn more about the instrument at the Ocean Research & Conservation Association.

Ghost-faced Bats
http://www.batcon.org/SPprofiles/detail.asp?articleID=91
Information on the ghost-faced bat and its batty relatives.

The Naked Truth
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/publications/zoogoer/2002/3/nakedmolerats.cfm
Information on naked mole-rats from the National Zoo.

Preserving the Cape Griffon Vulture
http://www.restafrica.org
The Web site of the Rare and Endangered Species Trust.

Proboscis Monkeys
http://www.theprimata.com/nasalis_larvatus.html
Learn about proboscis monkeys from The Primata.

Queen of All She Surveys
http://www.brookfieldzoo.org/pagegen.26.aspx
Learn about queen naked mole-rats, from the Brookfield Zoo.

Rat Cam
http://www.si.edu/organiza/museums/zoo/highlights/webcams/molerat1/nmcam.htm
Watch naked mole-rats live at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C.

Seal Cam
http://magma.nationalgeographic.com/ngm/sealcam
Streaming video of elephant seals.

“The Shape of Life”
http://www.pbs.org/kcet/shapeoflife/animals/platyhelminthes.html
The PBS documentary examines tapeworms.

Starry News
http://www.vanderbilt.edu/exploration/stories/starnosedmole.html
Researcher Kenneth Catania’s discoveries about star-nosed moles.

Tapeworms
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~mow/chap26.html
Facts about tapeworm diseases from the Food and Drug Administration.

Vulture Study Group
http://www.ewt.org.za/workgroups_overview.aspx?group=vulture&page;=overview
Vulture research and conservation at the Endangered Wildlife Trust.

BOOKS

Bennett, Elizabeth L., and Francis Gombek. Proboscis Monkeys of Borneo. Kota Kinabalu, Borneo: Natural History Publications and Koktas Sabah Berhad, 1993.

Le Boeuf, Burney J. and Richard M. Lewis (Eds.). Elephant Seals: Population Ecology, Behavior, and Physiology. University of California Press, 1994.

Sherman, Paul. Biology of the Naked Mole Rat. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1991.