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[26 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 1,290 views]
The week in review

So, did everyone have a good Christmas? Was Santa good to everyone?
We at First Arkansas News sure hope so and well understand that the festivities of the season may have kept some people from checking in here and picking up the latest news. In case you missed anything, we’ve provided this handy review of the stories we’ve had for the past week. Yay!
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[20 Dec 2010 | 5 Comments | 3,254 views]
Arkansas Author: Peter Ungar

Name: Peter Ungar
Location: Fayetteville
Occupation: Distinguished Professor and Department Chairman at the University of Arkansas
Title of Book: Mammal Teeth: Origin, Evolution, and Diversity
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Target audience: Academics and lay persons interested in nature and paleontology
Tell us about your book, what’s it about? The mammals are wildly successful, from the tiny bumble bee bat at less than two grams to the gargantuan blue whale at nearly two tons. Species in our biological class burrow, crawl, walk, run, hop, climb, swing, and fly through a fantastic variety of …