How Singapore's super-trees are helping cultivation of flora and fauna from foreign lands
By: Sun Meilan
Singapore is known for its tropical rainforest climate, which means that it is hot and humid for the majority of the year. It also receives huge amounts of rainfall, which, according to worldtravelguide.net, can be around 2340mm on an annual basis. This is great...
By: Daisy Sue
Frogs are amphibians and live part of their life in water and part of their life on land. They are coldblooded animals, and therefore their body temperature is the same as the temperature of their surroundings. Frogs need water, but they do not need to...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
The Tasmanian darner is a member of the dragonfly family. It lives in Tasmanian, Australia. It gets its name from the appearance of the female's abdomen. It looks like a sewing needle. Hawkers is another name for Tasmanian darners. Females are striped brown, white and...
The diet of an African wild cat
By: Annalyn Andriyenko
The African wild cat is a species of cat that is quite small and actually looks much like a domesticated type of cat! They are also called the desert cat, since they have a near cousin who lurks around the Arabian desert areas. These cats...
By: Sammy Stein
Many plants can reproduce without sex. They do this by runners, bulbils, offsets and corms for example and we can do it artificially by taking cuttings but the problem with assexual reproduction is that it does not allow the importation of genes into the gene...
By: Sammy Stein
Many animals have tails. Even humans once had a small tail, which is still just visible at the end of the coxyx. Whilst we do not need a tail to balance or use as an extra limb, many animals have specialised tails which have evolved...
By: Merryl Lentz
Bizarre plants that resemble sci-fi aliens or the cast of a low-budget horror movie might scare the petals off of your average rose bush, while definitely shivering some timbers. And they're just as frightening in broad daylight as they are under the black shroud of...
By: CJ Grant
Canada Geese: Overpopulation, the causes and humane ways to deal with the issue Not long ago, rarely could one look up into the sky and see a perfect V-shaped formation of Canadian geese flying overhead. In the sixties, these almost extinct birds excited even an...
By: Sammy Stein
Children are naturally curious and they love getting their hands on things - especially , it seems, things which involve mud and muck. Ask any keen gardener, horitculturalist, botanist or garden designer when their interest started and many of the will tell you they had the...
The meanings behind flower colors
By: B.W. Harold
Since Victorian times, flowers have been used to send messages between friends, family, and lovers. Some flower meanings depend upon the color. The best example of this is roses. Every color chosen has a meaning, a purpose. Here are some common flower shades that can...

 

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