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Arctictis binturong, Binturong
Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh - University of California, Los Angeles
Arctictis binturong
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National Museum of Natural History (USNM 259101)

Image processing: Mr. Kevin Chovanec
Publication Date: 20 Oct 2008

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About the Species

This specimen, a female, was collected 29 May 1934. It was made available to The University of Texas High-Resolution X-ray CT Facility for scanning courtesy of Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles. Funding for scanning and image processing was provided by Dr. Van Valkenburgh and by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of The University of Texas at Austin. The binturong is one of several carnivorans included in ongoing research of respiratory turbinates by Dr. Van Valkenburgh.

About this Specimen

This specimen, a female, was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 29 June 2006 along the horizontal axis for a total of 397 slices. Each 1024x1024 pixel slice is 0.25 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.2 mm and a field of reconstruction of 159 mm.

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Links

Arctictis binturong page on the Animal Diversity Web (University of Michigan Museum of Zoology)

A. binturong page on Wikipedia

A. binturong page from the Carnivore Preservation Trust

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Arctictis binturong
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To cite this page: Dr. Blaire Van Valkenburgh, 2008, "Arctictis binturong" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed December 20, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Arctictis_binturong/female/.

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