How bees make honey
By: L. Woodrow Ross
Honey is one of nature's most perfect foods. Honey is easy to keep as bacteria will not easily occur in honey. In ancient times, honey was believed to have healing or antiseptic powers and was spread on wounds. It is also believed by many that...
Mating habits of the white-tailed deer
By: L. Woodrow Ross
Whitetail deer are interesting mammals and their breeding habits are unique. Deer breed in relation to the average climatic conditions in an area. In most regions, deer will breed in the fall to take advantage of spring and summer weather to allow the fawn to...
By: Sam C.
There is no debate on the theory of evolution within the scientific community. The only people who oppose it are liars interested in money and the brainwashed sheep that follow them. This dishonesty is a breach of the ninth of the ten commandments in the...
By: M E Skeel
Almost 40% of the world's mammals belong to the order Rodentia. These are not just rats and mice though. The order is divided into three suborders, the mouse-like rodents (Myomorpha), the squirrel-like rodents (Sciuromorpha) and the cavie-like rodents (Caviomorpha). The Myomorphs are by far the...
By: Silva Payne
Humans often set themselves apart from nature as if we are in no way connected. Of course, this is not the case at all; we are all living organisms and cannot exist in a vacuum. We may think that we are better than, or the...
Is reproduction the sole reason for sexual activity amongst all mammals?
By: M E Skeel
Ultimately the purpose of sexual activity is certainly reproduction. Survival of the individual is pointless from an evolutionary point of view if offspring are not produced. All living things die. Without reproduction, the species will join the majority of species that have lived on earth...
The purpose of tails on animals
By: B.W. Harold
Species without tails may consider the appendage useless, but as any fan of Animal Planet knows, tails are essential to animals in the wild. These fatty planks often assist animals in everyday life. Balance Tree climbers use their tails for balance. Squirrels are the best...
By: Charlotte DeWinter
A tail serves a specific purpose for any species of animal that has one but this purpose can differ from species to species. Birds, primates, cats, dogs, certain marine creatures, rodents, and reptiles all are examples of species of the animal kingdom that have tails...
Overview: Mammalian order artiodactyla - even-toed hoofed mammals
By: M E Skeel
The Artiodactyla are also known as the even toed ungulates because they are grazers (ungulates) and they have either two or four toes, which distinguishes them from the Perissodactyls which have either one toe (horses) or three (rhinos). The Artiodactyla represent a large proportion of...
How fish breathe
By: M E Skeel
It is hard to imagine how something could take in a big mouthful of water, swallow it and get the oxygen out of it, but that is what fish do. If we try to breathe underwater and the water gets into our lungs, it can...

 

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