By: Gemma L. Reece
Due to the kind of habitat they live in, the diet of kangaroo rats is fairly limited but very specialised to their dietary needs and nutrition. Kangaroo rats are mouse-sized rodents native to the southwest United States and Mexico. They live in hot, arid, scrubland...
Tree profiles: Western hemlock
By: Nick Ford
The Western hemlock is a distinctive tree that is associated with the temperate rain forests that are found along the Pacific coast of North America from the Kenai peninsula north of the Alaskan Pan Handle to the Sonoma County in California. Apart from a pocket...
By: Amelia Emery
Any fishing enthusiast will tell you just how much fun and exciting it is to lure a bass and then reel it in after a good chasing fight. Bass are not only a favorite trophy fish to catch but are an important species of fish...
The diet of the kangaroo rat
By: Sudarshana Maitra
Kangaroo rats live in dry and arid regions where food and water are scarce. Most of the kangaroo rats are inhabitants of deserts and dry regions of the western and southwestern regions of North America. As most of them live in a desert, the diet...
Truth and myths about the snakehead fish
By: Luke Horner
There are many truths and many myths about the Snakehead fish. Hopefully this article will answer the question on whether or not these fish can really walk out of water. There are many speculations about whether or not the fish can walk or live out...
Noble prize winner: Natural selection will destroy humanity
By: Terrence Aym
Mankind can go extinct any number of ways: a comet or asteroid could hit Earth, the sun could explode, a total nuclear war could break out, a virulent disease could send all of Mankind to the grave…But of all the ways the human race...
By: Omar Salvador
Viruses comprise one of the groups of causative agents of plant infections, the others being fungi, bacteria, some parasitic higher plants, and nematodes. Plant viruses, other than those few that may cause disease in both the insect vectors and the plant, do not infect humans...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute have pioneered an imaging technique which renders living cells in 3D via a system of 'light sheets' according to reports in Nature Methods. The light sheets consist of a technique called plane illumination, in which light is shone...
By: Sudarshana Maitra
Killer whales are large aquatic mammals with a wide habitat and stunning black and white color. Killer whales are also called orcas and they belong to the family of dolphins, i.e. Delphinidae. They are the largest sized member of the Delphinidae family and belong...
By: Cameron Crawford
The Eastern cougar was officially declared extinct on Wednesday March 2, 2011 by the federal Fish and Wildlife Service. There still exists some controversy, though, as to whether it was correctly classified as a unique subspecies in, the first place, though. According to a genetic...

 

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