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Problems with inferring a lack of competition between Rancho La Brea dire wolves and sabertooth cats based on dental enamel.

Van Valkenburgh B, Clementz MT, Ben-David M.

Curr Biol. 2020 Feb 24;30(4):R149-R150. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.01.009.


Tooth fracture frequency in gray wolves reflects prey availability.

Van Valkenburgh B, Peterson RO, Smith DW, Stahler DR, Vucetich JA.

Elife. 2019 Sep 24;8. pii: e48628. doi: 10.7554/eLife.48628.


Distinct Predatory Behaviors in Scimitar- and Dirk-Toothed Sabertooth Cats.

Figueirido B, Lautenschlager S, Pérez-Ramos A, Van Valkenburgh B.

Curr Biol. 2018 Oct 22;28(20):3260-3266.e3. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.08.012. Epub 2018 Oct 4.


Dietary specialization is linked to reduced species durations in North American fossil canids.

Balisi M, Casey C, Van Valkenburgh B.

R Soc Open Sci. 2018 Apr 25;5(4):171861. doi: 10.1098/rsos.171861. eCollection 2018 Apr.


Anatomy of STEM teaching in North American universities.

Stains M, Harshman J, Barker MK, Chasteen SV, Cole R, DeChenne-Peters SE, Eagan MK Jr, Esson JM, Knight JK, Laski FA, Levis-Fitzgerald M, Lee CJ, Lo SM, McDonnell LM, McKay TA, Michelotti N, Musgrove A, Palmer MS, Plank KM, Rodela TM, Sanders ER, Schimpf NG, Schulte PM, Smith MK, Stetzer M, Van Valkenburgh B, Vinson E, Weir LK, Wendel PJ, Wheeler LB, Young AM.

Science. 2018 Mar 30;359(6383):1468-1470. doi: 10.1126/science.aap8892. Epub 2018 Mar 29. No abstract available.


Olfaction written in bone: cribriform plate size parallels olfactory receptor gene repertoires in Mammalia.

Bird DJ, Murphy WJ, Fox-Rosales L, Hamid I, Eagle RA, Van Valkenburgh B.

Proc Biol Sci. 2018 Mar 14;285(1874). pii: 20180100. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0100.


The Influence of Sniffing on Airflow and Odorant Deposition in the Canine Nasal Cavity.

Rygg AD, Van Valkenburgh B, Craven BA.

Chem Senses. 2017 Oct 1;42(8):683-698. doi: 10.1093/chemse/bjx053.


Skeletal trauma reflects hunting behaviour in extinct sabre-tooth cats and dire wolves.

Brown C, Balisi M, Shaw CA, Van Valkenburgh B.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2017 Apr 10;1(5):131. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0131.


Saving the World's Terrestrial Megafauna.

Ripple WJ, Chapron G, López-Bao JV, Durant SM, Macdonald DW, Lindsey PA, Bennett EL, Beschta RL, Bruskotter JT, Campos-Arceiz A, Corlett RT, Darimont CT, Dickman AJ, Dirzo R, Dublin HT, Estes JA, Everatt KT, Galetti M, Goswami VR, Hayward MW, Hedges S, Hoffmann M, Hunter LTB, Kerley GIH, Letnic M, Levi T, Maisels F, Morrison JC, Nelson MP, Newsome TM, Painter L, Pringle RM, Sandom CJ, Terborgh J, Treves A, Van Valkenburgh B, Vucetich JA, Wirsing AJ, Wallach AD, Wolf C, Woodroffe R, Young H, Zhang L.

Bioscience. 2016 Oct 1;66(10):807-812. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biw092. Epub 2016 Jul 27. No abstract available.


Comparative Morphology and Histology of the Nasal Fossa in Four Mammals: Gray Squirrel, Bobcat, Coyote, and White-Tailed Deer.

Yee KK, Craven BA, Wysocki CJ, Van Valkenburgh B.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2016 Jul;299(7):840-52. doi: 10.1002/ar.23352. Epub 2016 May 2.


The influence of nasal airflow on respiratory and olfactory epithelial distribution in felids.

Pang B, Yee KK, Lischka FW, Rawson NE, Haskins ME, Wysocki CJ, Craven BA, Van Valkenburgh B.

J Exp Biol. 2016 Jun 15;219(Pt 12):1866-74. doi: 10.1242/jeb.131482. Epub 2016 Apr 4.


Collapse of the world's largest herbivores.

Ripple WJ, Newsome TM, Wolf C, Dirzo R, Everatt KT, Galetti M, Hayward MW, Kerley GI, Levi T, Lindsey PA, Macdonald DW, Malhi Y, Painter LE, Sandom CJ, Terborgh J, Van Valkenburgh B.

Sci Adv. 2015 May 1;1(4):e1400103. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1400103. eCollection 2015 May. Review.


The impact of large terrestrial carnivores on Pleistocene ecosystems.

Van Valkenburgh B, Hayward MW, Ripple WJ, Meloro C, Roth VL.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016 Jan 26;113(4):862-7. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1502554112. Epub 2015 Oct 26.


Genome-wide Evidence Reveals that African and Eurasian Golden Jackals Are Distinct Species.

Koepfli KP, Pollinger J, Godinho R, Robinson J, Lea A, Hendricks S, Schweizer RM, Thalmann O, Silva P, Fan Z, Yurchenko AA, Dobrynin P, Makunin A, Cahill JA, Shapiro B, Álvares F, Brito JC, Geffen E, Leonard JA, Helgen KM, Johnson WE, O'Brien SJ, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK.

Curr Biol. 2015 Aug 17;25(16):2158-65. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2015.06.060. Epub 2015 Jul 30.


Reconstruction and morphometric analysis of the nasal airway of the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) and implications regarding respiratory and olfactory airflow.

Ranslow AN, Richter JP, Neuberger T, Van Valkenburgh B, Rumple CR, Quigley AP, Pang B, Krane MH, Craven BA.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;297(11):2138-47. doi: 10.1002/ar.23037.


Quantifying the cribriform plate: influences of allometry, function, and phylogeny in Carnivora.

Bird DJ, Amirkhanian A, Pang B, Van Valkenburgh B.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;297(11):2080-92. doi: 10.1002/ar.23032.


Respiratory and olfactory turbinals in feliform and caniform carnivorans: the influence of snout length.

van Valkenburgh B, Pang B, Bird D, Curtis A, Yee K, Wysocki C, Craven BA.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;297(11):2065-79. doi: 10.1002/ar.23026.


Beyond the sniffer: frontal sinuses in Carnivora.

Curtis AA, Van Valkenburgh B.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;297(11):2047-64. doi: 10.1002/ar.23025.


Tour of a labyrinth: exploring the vertebrate nose.

Van Valkenburgh B, Smith TD, Craven BA.

Anat Rec (Hoboken). 2014 Nov;297(11):1975-84. doi: 10.1002/ar.23021. Review.


Repeated loss of frontal sinuses in arctoid carnivorans.

Curtis AA, Lai G, Wei F, Van Valkenburgh B.

J Morphol. 2015 Jan;276(1):22-32. doi: 10.1002/jmor.20313. Epub 2014 Jul 29.


Coiling and maturation of a high-performance fibre in hagfish slime gland thread cells.

Winegard T, Herr J, Mena C, Lee B, Dinov I, Bird D, Bernards M Jr, Hobel S, Van Valkenburgh B, Toga A, Fudge D.

Nat Commun. 2014 Apr 4;5:3534. doi: 10.1038/ncomms4534.


Respiratory and olfactory turbinal size in canid and arctoid carnivorans.

Green PA, Van Valkenburgh B, Pang B, Bird D, Rowe T, Curtis A.

J Anat. 2012 Dec;221(6):609-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2012.01570.x. Epub 2012 Oct 5.


Pattern of extinction of the woolly mammoth in Beringia.

MacDonald GM, Beilman DW, Kuzmin YV, Orlova LA, Kremenetski KV, Shapiro B, Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B.

Nat Commun. 2012 Jun 12;3:893. doi: 10.1038/ncomms1881.


Aquatic adaptations in the nose of carnivorans: evidence from the turbinates.

Van Valkenburgh B, Curtis A, Samuels JX, Bird D, Fulkerson B, Meachen-Samuels J, Slater GJ.

J Anat. 2011 Mar;218(3):298-310. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2010.01329.x. Epub 2011 Jan 4.


Biomechanical consequences of rapid evolution in the polar bear lineage.

Slater GJ, Figueirido B, Louis L, Yang P, Van Valkenburgh B.

PLoS One. 2010 Nov 5;5(11):e13870. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0013870.



Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK.

Curr Biol. 2010 Nov 9;20(21):R915-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2010.09.013. No abstract available. Erratum in: Curr Biol. 2010 Dec 7;20(23):2157.


Radiographs reveal exceptional forelimb strength in the sabertooth cat, Smilodon fatalis.

Meachen-Samuels JA, Van Valkenburgh B.

PLoS One. 2010 Jul 2;5(7):e11412. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011412.


Allometry and performance: the evolution of skull form and function in felids.

Slater GJ, VAN Valkenburgh B.

J Evol Biol. 2009 Nov;22(11):2278-87. doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2009.01845.x. Epub 2009 Sep 29.


Forelimb indicators of prey-size preference in the Felidae.

Meachen-Samuels J, Van Valkenburgh B.

J Morphol. 2009 Jun;270(6):729-44. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10712.


Parallels between playbacks and Pleistocene tar seeps suggest sociality in an extinct sabretooth cat, Smilodon.

Carbone C, Maddox T, Funston PJ, Mills MG, Grether GF, Van Valkenburgh B.

Biol Lett. 2009 Feb 23;5(1):81-5. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2008.0526.


Skeletal indicators of locomotor adaptations in living and extinct rodents.

Samuels JX, Van Valkenburgh B.

J Morphol. 2008 Nov;269(11):1387-411. doi: 10.1002/jmor.10662.


Deja vu: the evolution of feeding morphologies in the Carnivora.

Van Valkenburgh B.

Integr Comp Biol. 2007 Jul;47(1):147-63. doi: 10.1093/icb/icm016. Epub 2007 May 22.


Megafaunal extinctions and the disappearance of a specialized wolf ecomorph.

Leonard JA, Vilà C, Fox-Dobbs K, Koch PL, Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B.

Curr Biol. 2007 Jul 3;17(13):1146-50. Epub 2007 Jun 21.


Molecular systematics of the Hyaenidae: relationships of a relictual lineage resolved by a molecular supermatrix.

Koepfli KP, Jenks SM, Eizirik E, Zahirpour T, Van Valkenburgh B, Wayne RK.

Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2006 Mar;38(3):603-20.


Cope's rule, hypercarnivory, and extinction in North American canids.

Van Valkenburgh B, Wang X, Damuth J.

Science. 2004 Oct 1;306(5693):101-4.


Molecular distance and divergence time in carnivores and primates.

Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B, O'Brien SJ.

Mol Biol Evol. 1991 May;8(3):297-319.


Large sequence divergence among mitochondrial DNA genotypes within populations of eastern African black-backed jackals.

Wayne RK, Meyer A, Lehman N, Van Valkenburgh B, Kat PW, Fuller TK, Girman D, O'Brien SJ.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1990 Mar;87(5):1772-6.


Genetic and morphological divergence among sympatric canids.

Wayne RK, Van Valkenburgh B, Kat PW, Fuller TK, Johnson WE, O'Brien SJ.

J Hered. 1989 Nov-Dec;80(6):447-54.


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