The habitat of the Arctic fox
By: Emele Maisey
The Arctic Fox is native to cold Arctic regions of the Northern Hemisphere including Greenland, Iceland, Russia, Canada, Alaska and Scandinavia - All the lands of the circumpolar Arctic and all three tundra biomes: Arctic tundra, Antarctic tundra and alpine tundra. This type of fox...
Everything you need to know about Crazy Ants
By: James Johnson
I first encountered the term crazy ants when working with an entomologist from Oklahoma who was in the Caribbean Studying ants. He goes "oh, look, you have crazy ants". My son goes "all our ants are crazy" and the Professor goes "no, these over here...
Facts about the Order Sirenia
By: Laurie Childree
The order Sirenia contains dugongs, manatees and sea cows. There are two families containing four species in this order. There is a fifth extinct species of sirenian that are extinct. The four living species in the order of sirenia are the Amazonian manatee, African manatee...
Characteristics of mammals
By: Laurie Childree
Mammals are able to live in a variety of habitats due to a number of adaptations. There are characteristics that only mammals share such as hair and mammary glands. The mammal has the ability to control the body temperature with sweat glands that aid in...
The life year phase of penguins
By: Yudha Aditya
Emperor penguins, are creatures considered as a tribe- the only tribe- which stays in South Pole, Antartica. It is said that the penguins, were the only ones which stood still when ice started to cover the green South Pole; while the others had gone...
Facts about nematodes
By: Laurie Childree
Nematoda means thread like ones, the group was establishted in 1808 as Nematoidea by Karl Rudolphi. In 1837 it was reclassified by Burmeister as belonging to the Nematodes family, it was 1861 that K.M. Diesing renamed them Nematoda. During 1919 it was argued that...
Will we have the Ability to Morph into Animals or at least Develop their Traits
By: A. Ephesos
Humans have been fascinated by animals since humanity's early days, just think about on how ancient Egyptian gods looked like, almost all of them had animal traits in order to point out certain aspects such as nobility, power, wisdom, or even death. However, in...
What are endangered species of reptiles and amphibians?
By: Ian S. Newnham
The Saltwater Crocodile in Australia. In 1971 the Saltwater or Estuarine Crocodile (Crocodylus Porosus) was given endangered species status in Australia. It joined Australia's native Freshwater Crocodile (Crocodylus Johnston) with this protection. The Saltwater Crocodile or Salty grows to about 20' in length can have...
By: Janet Grischy
Incomplete metamorphosis, hemimetabolism, is one of the forms that an insect's life cycle can take. In incomplete metamorphosis, a newly hatched insect looks much like a smaller version of an adult of its species. It is called a nymph. A nymph never goes through a...
By: Wendy R.
Penguins are aquatic birds which do not fly. They generally live in the Southern hemisphere, in particular in Antarctica. All penguins are characterized by black and white feathers, or plumage. The Emperor penguin is the largest of penguins and can be as tall as...

 

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