By: Maureen Barnes
THE ROOM WAS FULL OF FLYING COLORSWe see them every summer with their beautifully colored wings flying around or landing on flowers and trees. Sometimes if we stand still they will land on us.I have always liked butterflies, so when I had the chance...
By: Kerry Griffin
Songbirds and parrots, and parrot related species, for example; communicate very similarly to the way humans communicate. The similarities of these birds, to humans, will be detailed in the following article. Perhaps you have seen videos on You've Been Framed of Budgies and Parrots, and...
By: Ryan Rogers
Although trolling for trophy striper might be a common favourite these days, every now and again another giant, rare and timeless oddity emerges from the cold dark Tanzanian waters off the East African coast of the Indian Ocean. Once news of the catch reached the...
By: Unknown poet
Giraffes are beautiful, unique animals that have come to an interesting solution to the problem of interspecies competition for food. It has long been one of the best examples to use to show the different theories of evolution.It is important to understand a little...
By: Alij Mega
Why marsupials are confined to only Australia and South America?This is a common misconception. Their present distribution may be just limited two these southern continents, but if we crank back the geologic time a little further back, perhaps some 20-30 million years or so...
By: Rachel Evans
There are many mysteries still surrounding the Thylacine, or Thylacinus Cynocephalus to use its correct name. It is the only member of the Thylacinidae family to exist within historical times. Better known as a Tasmanian Tiger it is often with shock that people learn that...
By: Jonte Rhodes
Giraffes basically have long necks simply due to survival of the fittest as a process of evolution. In the case of the giraffe this has taken millions of years and their necks have gradually gotten longer as an adaption to their surroundings and as a...
By: Jonte Rhodes
One of the least known and researched branches of Zoology is Cryptozoology. This fascinating field is the study and discovery of species of animals that have yet to be discovered or proved to exist. To this end species such as the Loch Ness monster, Bigfoot...
By: Triana Rathads
There are many species that live alone, who show signs of agitation around others who invade their territory and who only come together in order to reproduce (1), this way of life is a successful survival strategy for a large majority of solitary species, as...
By: William J. Stevens
The cheetah is unique, the only species in its genus, so different from other cats that until the twentieth century it was often assumed to be a type of dog. There are certainly similarities between the cheetah and the dog, most notably the structure of...

 

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