By: Krystle Hernandez
The debate about the validity of the theory of evolution continues among some individuals to this day. Although most members of scientific communities will agree that evolutionary processes are unarguably evidenced throughout the recorded history of mankind; many religious scholars believe that evolution is simply...
By: Gemma Wiseman
Jane Goodall is primarily known for her 30 years of work with chimpanzees in Tanzania. She was nominated by paleontologist and archaeologist Dr Louis Leakey of Nairobi Kenya. Her brief, furthering Leakey's own studies on Africa (not Asia or Europe) being the the crucible of...
By: Tammy L Mahan
Charles Darwin published the "Origin of Species", it's cataloged name is "The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, of the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life", in 1859. It quickly became a best seller, 150 years later people are still...
By: Steven Pike
Are birds descended from dinosaurs? This has been an argument among paleontologists for many years now. Most agree that birds are descended from dinosaurs but there are still those that argue the theory and set out to disprove it.The first bird discovered, Archeopteryx, was...
By: Tammy L Mahan
The life of Charles Darwin, Naturalist, zoologist, botanist, and author. Creator of "The Theory of Evolution." Was born on February 12, 1809 in Shrewsbury, England. His father was a physician and his mother a homemaker. Sadly, Charles mother died when he was 8 years...
By: Linda Ann Nickerson
Ever been to day camp on a rainy day? If you have, then you have undoubtedly seen the movies about Jane Goodall and her ape friends in the jungle. (Think Gorillas in the Mist with real science.) Camp directors have run the reels for...
By: Gemma Wiseman
Imagine spending a day in the life of one of the most social animals, the meerkat. Imagine being a meerkat, spending life in the dry open plains, on the unforgiving stony ground of the south African meerkat world. You will never walk alone. The force...
By: LeeLee
Dolphin social behavior is said to mirror that of humans right along with their intellect. They are one of few species in the wild that bond together and whereby the mother and her calf have long-term relationships.The most social of the dolphin species is...
By: Steven Pike
Even at first glance it is obvious that the cheetah's main weapon is speed. Lacking the weight and strength of other big cats, the cheetah relies exclusively on speed to catch it's prey.Aside from these obvious differences, the cheetah has developed some anatomical variations...
By: Tammy L Mahan
The Meekat (or Suricate) belonging to the monogoose family, are cute little animals. In the Disney movie "The Lion King" the character, Timon is a meerkat.Meerkat's are found in the desert in South Africa. They weight about two pounds and are 25 inches long...

 

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