By: Matilda Willows
There’s nothing more beneficial for students studying for a major in biology than some top-rated biology resource and reference books, some career opportunity ones as well as some humorous books of natural science to enhance any student’s years of study. The following books...
By: Jane Allyson
Common beetles that can be found in Great Britain: Bee-eating beetle – Trichodes apiaries These beetles live in warm places and measure 9-15 mm in length. Adult beetle look for other insects to eat, by searching flowers. They are seen from May to July. Larvae...
By: Fawn Parker
Everyone's heard of mugwort (Artemisia Vulgaris) at some point usually mentioned in movies when a fairy tale type Witch is brewing her potions, or mentioned in passing as something needing to be picked from the garden. Or maybe you've heard it called by one of...
By: Annie Haycock
Red valerian (Centranthus ruber) is a perennial herb or small shrub, native to the Mediterranean region. It is widely naturalised in central and western Europe. It has more recently been introduced to the rest of the world as a garden plant, and has naturalised in...
By: Sylvia Harrison
The Life Cycle of a Cicada There are forms of cicadas that have a life cycle of 2 to 5 years. However, the more interesting form and the one found most in North America is the species of cicada has a range of 13-17 years...
By: Matilda Willows
Penguins never fail to amuse both adults and children, but it’s often children who are truly overjoyed by seeing these flightless birds. One great way to get children interested in reading is through some excellent children’s books featuring penguins. Since penguins are such...
By: Melody St. John
The flathead catfish, whose scientific name is Pylodictis olivaris, is widely distributed in some parts of the United States and Mexico. The sole species in the genus Pylodictis, the flathead catfish is scientifically classified as follows: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Siluriformes Family:...
By: Amelia Emery
The sawfish is a primitive type of fish that belongs to the order Pristiformes. It is also classified as a type of elasmobrach, which is the group of fish that sharks, skates, and rays also belong to. Because of its long ‘saw’ that projects...
Fish profile: Flathead catfish
By: Amelia Emery
Flathead catfish are a species of catfish native to North America. Known scientifically as Pylodictus olivaris, the flathead catfish can be found in the waters of much of the interior portion of the United States from Minnesota to Texas and much of the Southern area...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The sugar pine tree is native to the mountain region of the Pacific Coast. It can be found from Oregon to Baja, California. It is also called the sugar cone pine tree. This species of pine is the largest of all species of pine trees...

 

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