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Figure 2. Examples of instances in which bears removed the skin of carcasses before feeding.
Citation: Arilla M, Rosell J, Blasco R, Domínguez-Rodrigo M, Pickering TR (2014) The “Bear” Essentials: Actualistic Research on Ursus arctos arctos in the Spanish Pyrenees and Its Implications for Paleontology and Archaeology. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102457. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102457

Figure 2. Examples of instances in which bears removed the skin of carcasses before feeding.

Citation: Arilla M, Rosell J, Blasco R, Domínguez-Rodrigo M, Pickering TR (2014) The “Bear” Essentials: Actualistic Research on Ursus arctos arctos in the Spanish Pyrenees and Its Implications for Paleontology and Archaeology. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102457. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102457

Figure 1. Al Khiday.
Citation: Buckley S, Usai D, Jakob T, Radini A, Hardy K (2014) Dental Calculus Reveals Unique Insights into Food Items, Cooking and Plant Processing in Prehistoric Central Sudan. PLoS ONE 9(7): e100808. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100808

Figure 1. Al Khiday.

Citation: Buckley S, Usai D, Jakob T, Radini A, Hardy K (2014) Dental Calculus Reveals Unique Insights into Food Items, Cooking and Plant Processing in Prehistoric Central Sudan. PLoS ONE 9(7): e100808. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100808

Figure 2. Shear- and Cation-induced Focal Adhesion (FA) Disassembly.
Citation: Fuhrmann A, Li J, Chien S, Engler AJ (2014) Cation Type Specific Cell Remodeling Regulates Attachment Strength. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102424. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102424

Figure 2. Shear- and Cation-induced Focal Adhesion (FA) Disassembly.

Citation: Fuhrmann A, Li J, Chien S, Engler AJ (2014) Cation Type Specific Cell Remodeling Regulates Attachment Strength. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102424. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102424

Figure 3. Clouds (top) and water conditions (bottom) are factors that may hamper detection of bears.
Citation: Stapleton S, LaRue M, Lecomte N, Atkinson S, Garshelis D, et al. (2014) Polar Bears from Space: Assessing Satellite Imagery as a Tool to Track Arctic Wildlife. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101513. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101513

Figure 3. Clouds (top) and water conditions (bottom) are factors that may hamper detection of bears.

Citation: Stapleton S, LaRue M, Lecomte N, Atkinson S, Garshelis D, et al. (2014) Polar Bears from Space: Assessing Satellite Imagery as a Tool to Track Arctic Wildlife. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101513. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101513

Figure 1. Principle of method in synchronized computed tomography (CT)-digital radiography (DR).
Citation: Galateanu G, Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Potier R, et al. (2014) Rhinoceros Feet Step Out of a Rule-of-Thumb: A Wildlife Imaging Pioneering Approach of Synchronized Computed Tomography-Digital Radiography. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100415

Figure 1. Principle of method in synchronized computed tomography (CT)-digital radiography (DR).

Citation: Galateanu G, Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Potier R, et al. (2014) Rhinoceros Feet Step Out of a Rule-of-Thumb: A Wildlife Imaging Pioneering Approach of Synchronized Computed Tomography-Digital Radiography. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100415

Figure 3. Rhinoceroses’ species-related radiographic views.
Citation: Galateanu G, Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Potier R, et al. (2014) Rhinoceros Feet Step Out of a Rule-of-Thumb: A Wildlife Imaging Pioneering Approach of Synchronized Computed Tomography-Digital Radiography. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100415

Figure 3. Rhinoceroses’ species-related radiographic views.

Citation: Galateanu G, Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Potier R, et al. (2014) Rhinoceros Feet Step Out of a Rule-of-Thumb: A Wildlife Imaging Pioneering Approach of Synchronized Computed Tomography-Digital Radiography. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100415

Figure 6. Two-criteria diagnostic value of traditional (45° and multiples of 45° projection angles) radiographic views.
Citation: Galateanu G, Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Potier R, et al. (2014) Rhinoceros Feet Step Out of a Rule-of-Thumb: A Wildlife Imaging Pioneering Approach of Synchronized Computed Tomography-Digital Radiography. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100415

Figure 6. Two-criteria diagnostic value of traditional (45° and multiples of 45° projection angles) radiographic views.

Citation: Galateanu G, Hermes R, Saragusty J, Göritz F, Potier R, et al. (2014) Rhinoceros Feet Step Out of a Rule-of-Thumb: A Wildlife Imaging Pioneering Approach of Synchronized Computed Tomography-Digital Radiography. PLoS ONE 9(6): e100415. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100415

Figure 4. Deuteragenia ossarium Ohl sp. nov., (A, B) female, holotype; (C–F) male, paratype (T1482).
Citation: Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, Klein A-M (2014) A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101592

Figure 4. Deuteragenia ossarium Ohl sp. nov., (A, B) female, holotype; (C–F) male, paratype (T1482).

Citation: Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, Klein A-M (2014) A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101592

Figure 1. Trap nests to collect solitary cavity-nesting Hymenoptera.
Citation: Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, Klein A-M (2014) A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101592

Figure 1. Trap nests to collect solitary cavity-nesting Hymenoptera.

Citation: Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, Klein A-M (2014) A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101592

Figure 2. Nest protection in Deuteragenia ossarium.
Citation: Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, Klein A-M (2014) A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101592

Figure 2. Nest protection in Deuteragenia ossarium.

Citation: Staab M, Ohl M, Zhu C-D, Klein A-M (2014) A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp. PLoS ONE 9(7): e101592. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0101592