By: Jane Allyson
The evolution of the Polar Bear has been well documented through the preservation of fossils and their relation to the different layers of sedimentary rock they have been discovered lying in.It can be seen that about 100,000 to 250,000 years ago a...
By: Mark Hopkins
Alfred Russel Wallace 1823-1913. In 1858 Alfred Russel Wallace sent a copy of a scientific paper he had written to Charles Darwin. In this paper Wallace proposed that new species occurred because the fittest specimens survived and bred and passed down their beneficial characteristics to...
By: Cathy Linton
The cheetah is the worlds fastest and some say most beautiful land animal. The Cheetah is found primarily in Africa on the open savannas, but in the past its ranges have extended into India. The cheetah is the fastest mammal with a speed of up...
By: Darian Peters
Zoology is the discipline of biology that involves the study of animals. Zoology has a variety of branches that focus on particular types of animal or aspects of animal functioning or behavior. There are also a variety of more general biological approaches that can be...
By: Jane Allyson
Meerkats are members of the mongoose family and live in highly organized groups with each member having a clearly defined role in their society. They all work together as a group to ensure their survival in the extremely hostile environment of Southern Africa in the...
By: Cathy Linton
Polar bears as with all bears alive today evolved from the Ursavus who inhabited Asia 22 million years ago, and was the ancestor of all bears. Polar bears began evolving from brown or grizzly bears about 300,000 yrs ago. Evolution of Polar Bear can...
By: Darian Peters
Zoology is the discipline of biology that involves the study of animals. Historically, an important difference is between zoology in pre-Darwinian and post-Darwinian times with Charles Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection now fundamental to the discipline. Before Darwin came along in the 19th...
By: Adam Smith - 179372
The giraffe's long neck is a classic example of adaption. It's a very simple concept. When shorter animals eat the leaves at the lower branches of the trees, the trees die.The trees that survive are the trees with higher branches. This is an example...
By: R.A. Scott
In the wilds of the outback of Australia and Tasmania it is rumored that a dog-like creature exists. It is said to be perhaps 6 feet long and weighs in at as much as 45 pounds. This creature has stripes on its back and...
By: R.A. Scott
Rumors of new animal forms have existed forever and continue to this day. Since the beginning of time, man has wondered what different kinds of animals might exist. Over the millennia we have found a multitude of beasties alive and well all over the globe...

 

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