By: Christyl Rivers
The science of zoology began since the first human being was curious about all other animals. In ancient Greece, the curiosity became known as natural history. Scholars like Galen and Aristotle, only two of the many natural historians, wrote extensively about what differentiated animals from...
By: Heather Brennan
The animal kingdom is full of examples of unique talents. They have evolved a whole host of defensive, predatory, and reproductive abilities that enable them to complete feats worthy of a super hero. The mighty rhinoceros beetle can lift objects that weight more than 850...
By: Shaheen Daad
At one time the knowledge of animals was limited to the bare necessities of surviving in a natural world. Paleolithic hunters were acutely aware of the dangers posed by animals in the wild, while Neolithic farmers had a better degree of understanding of the domesticated...
By: Donna Hicks
Some of the species that can seem to be be the most beautiful and intriguing look at can also unexpectedly be the most dangerous and deadly creatures. Many creatures that individuals may think seem cute and cuddly are actually quite territorial and will do whatever...
A short history of zoology
By: Jerica Collins
It is human nature to be curious about the things around us. More importantly, humans have always been interested in other living beings, especially animals. Zoology is the scientific approach to studying animals. It is related to biology, as it studies the structure and physiology...
By: Heather Brennan
While the exact number of species that are lost to extinction each year is unknown, it is believed to be at least 200 to 2,000 species each year. This is an extinction rate that far exceeds the natural rate expected without human interference. Unfortunately...
By: Donna Hicks
While man has been debating the evolutionary “family tree” for a very long time, there is one thing that cannot be refuted - that humans are not the only creatures with surprising talents. The study of some members of the animal kingdom has yielded...
22-foot wasp nest breaks Guinness world record
By: Leigh Goessl
A massive wasp nest was discovered in an abandoned house located in Spain. Measured to be almost 22-feet long (approximately seven meters), this wasp nest is believed to have broken the Guinness World Record for the largest wasp nest. According to Science World Report, the...
By: David Thackston
Covalent bonding is basically when atoms share pairs of electrons in order to gain greater stability. It is regarded as a balance of attractive and repulsive forces and can result in the development of an outer shell by atoms within a molecule who share their...
By: Retha Boswell
Chemical bonds are how atoms connect to other atoms, forming matter. These bonds are created when valence electrons - electrons in the outer shell of an atom - interact. Electrons repel one another, but are attracted to the protons in the center of atoms. This...

 

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