How animals recognize each other
By: Rex Trulove
While humans are members of the animal kingdom, our powers of recognition, specifically related to the sense we use, is primarily related to visual stimulus and to a much lesser degree, our sense of hearing. In this, man is unlike most animals, as eye sight...
Can animals be homosexual?
By: Stasia
Homosexuality is just nature's last resort in trying to deal with our over-populated world. It has always existed. Gay people can be traced back to Ancient Greece (maybe even earlier). It's just become a lot more common lately as our population gets more and more...
By: Janet Grischy
Zookeepers look after zoo animals. They are also responsible for the daily maintenance of their environment. Their job may also include public contact and record keeping too. Zoo keeping is a tough physical job for people who are willing to work hard at tasks that...
Why deer shed their antlers
By: Brenda Nelson
Antlers and horns are two different things. Horns are permanent and grow larger each year, they never fall off except as the result of injury. Antlers grow too, they grow faster than horns and are shed yearly. In a male deers first year of life...
By: Jobie Weetaluktuk
Crypto means mystery or hidden things and zoology means the study of living things. Cryptozoology was coined by Lucien Blancou to distinguish Bernard Heuvelamns, a French scientist. Heuvelamns thus became known as the "master of crytozoology" in the 1950s'. Cryptozoology is most an amateur science...
By: Sammy Stein
Imagine a world filled with rotting meat, a world with few flowers, vegetables or fruit, a world which falls silent, stinks and is full of decay. This would be our world without insects. Flowers of any size are made are to attract insects for pollination...
Insects and their importance
By: M. J. Joachim
The Role of Insects Insects are on the edge of leading technology as they spend their time breaking down debris, altering and eating waste products, creating intricate communities deep within their own little worlds of life. Often considered pests, challenged with chemicals and giants in...
A look at the coelacanth
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
Coelacanths, from the Latin for hollow spine, are crossopterygii, a class of bony fishes most members of which are extinct or, at least, thought to be extinct. These fishes are thought to be direct evolutionary ancestors of amphibians and, consequently, of all land living tetrapods[1]...
What is cryptozoology?
By: Imonikhe Ahimie
The term cryptozoology means the study of hidden animal life and is derived from the Greek kryptos which means hidden and from zoology, the science of animals, and it is used to refer to study and attempted discovery of animals that are considered to be...
By: Tarek Musslimani
In this article about the regulation of body temperature in mammals, I will take humans as a representative of this group of animals and discuss how temperature of their body is regulated. The temperature of the body is tightly regulated by several mechanisms which are...

 

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