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BIO 416A

Module 7 Required Resources


Your course requires a textbook that must be purchased from the NU Bookstore or any other resource of your choosing (for example, on Amazon). 

De Iuliis, G., & Pulerà, D. (2019). The dissection of vertebrates. Academic Press.

Read the section in your lab manual accompanying the lab for this module.


This video will show you how to dissect a pigeon.  It covers its external and internal anatomy and physiology.  You will learn about its anatomy, its adaptations to fly, and what’s interesting about the avian respiratory system. 

If you want to learn more about pigeon/bird anatomy, here’s a link to a website with more detailed information and diagrams.