By: Jonte Rhodes
When most people think of spiders and how they eat, they picture an orb shaped web with a housefly stuck fast, and a spider lurking in the middle ready to devour it. However there are actually a great range of different ways that spiders both...
How the dodo became extinct
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
It’s so sad to know that these animals existed many years ago, and then suddenly they are gone. They once walked this earth to live and survive just like the human beings. It’s so sad to know that the reasons for the extinction...
An overview of the apterygote insects
By: Joyce Ann Mallare - 541627
Insects existed long, long time ago. They existed during the dinosaur’s reign in planet earth. There are a lot of different species of insects. There are those that live under the ground, others live under the stones and rocks. There are insects that eat...
Origin and development of animals
By: PoolBoy
The origin of all animals can be traced to the understanding of how a single celled organism, develops into a multiple celled organism. Using the simple concept that an environmental mutation of such an organism, when beneficial, will survive and eventually dominate over it predecessor...
Cryptozoology: Science or speculation
By: Opal Elaine Moyer
Cryptozoology is a legitimate science that explores the unknown. This is a science that looks into the existance of the Loch Ness Monster, Bigfoot, the Yeti, Chupacabra and many other creatures that people make claims to having seen or encountered. The point of cryptozoology...
What bedbugs are, the health risks, and what can be done about them
By: Lynette Alice
The bedbug infestation in the US has reached levels which have not been seen in more than 50 years thanks in large part to their developed resistance to many known pesticides. The problem has gotten so bad that nearly half of the states in the...
Anatomy of a deer
By: Jesse Vorton
Deer, much like humans are mammals. Mammals of course are known to have their young seat on the mother's milk from the mother's nipple. Much like other mammals deer are also warm-blooded. Being warm-blooded means that the deer's body temperature maintains a fairly consistent temperature...
Facts about Opabinia regalis
By: Mac Pike
The strangest animal that ever lived: What has 30 legs, 30 gills, 30 flippers, and a nose like an elephant’s trunk if an elephant’s trunk had a lobster like claw at the end of it? Let us not leave out the five oddly...
An overview of the insect order hymenoptera - ants, bees, and wasps
By: M E Skeel
Hymenoptera are everywhere. If you want to escape them, you will have to go to Antarctica. They are not only ubiquitous, they are highly diverse in lifestyles even though they are specialised in body form. What are they? All the insects that we know commonly...
Extinct mammals: Agriotherium
By: M E Skeel
Agriotherium is the name of an extinct genus of bears, known as the giant short-faced bears of the family Ursidae. They occur first in Miocene Era deposits estimated to be about 13 million years old. Most appear about five million years ago, when there was...

 

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