Useful links for those interested in the world (and people) of Comparative Anatomy:
3D Scans for Comparative Anatomy: Interactive 3D PDFs for an amazing assortment of critters, freely available.
What’s in John’s Freezers? – A fantastic blog by John Hutchinson, at the Royal Veterinary College. Featuring wonderful images from specimens that many of us don’t get a chance to see normally.
Murray State Anatomy Atlas – For all your dissection needs. Provides nice color photographs and labels of the common specimens that many of us use in our classes.
Re articulating the skeleton of a Burmese python by the FLMNH
Evolution of Jaws – 45 minute video on the remarkable diversity of jaw shape and structure in the vertebrates.
Snake Skull – Snake skulls are pretty unique. This link provides labeled and unlabeled images.
Feather Atlas – USFWS database of many feathers and useful keys for identifying species from feathers
Dog Anatomy – A virtual dissection provided by the veterinary medicine program at Colorado State University
The Vertebrate Skeleton – Free eBook from The Project Gutenberg. An anatomy textbook from 1897, it has some incredible drawings on some species we talk about in class.