Mastigoproctus giganteus. Used with permission. (c) Bryan E. Reynolds.

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Personal photo       Hello, I am Jacob Faultersack, a freshman at UW-La Crosse majoring in biomedical sciences with a minor in chemistry. I am from Middleton, WI which is located just outside of Madison. In addition to biology, I enjoy playing and watching sports, running, anything involving the outdoors, video games, movies, and generally having a good time with friends.

        This project was an assignment for our Organismal Biology class in the spring 2014 semester with Professors Sandland and Thomsen. This project was a part of our lab, which was run by Professor Barrett Klein. I chose Mastigoproctus giganteus for its fascinating chemical defense system and majestically intimidating nature. I worked on the Form and Function and Interactions portions of the website while the rest of the pages were in collaboration with my writing partner, Andrew.

Personal contact photo        Hello, my name is Andrew Pfantz, I am currently a freshman at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. I am from Kenosha Wisconsin and am a biology major who is looking to become a physical therapist. I enjoy many out-door activities like hunting, fishing, four wheeling as well as working on cars. I love going off-roading with my family and friends, as well as sports, mainly football and track and field.

         For this web page I wrote the Life History and Reproduction page, as well as the Habitat and Geography page. I liked doing this webpage on this animal due to the fact that it is an over-all unique, interesting and really helpful animal.


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