By: Sadonna Kimberly
Pine squirrels get their name from primarily eating the seeds of pine cones. Their favorite pine cones are those produced by a Douglas Fir pine tree. These cute little fury animals spend all summer, gathering as many pine cones as possible, to hide in a...
By: Amelia Emery
When thinking of amphibians, frogs and toads are usually the first to come to mind. Both are widely found all over the world and come in a dazzling array of colors, sizes and shapes. But what if you are unsure if what you are looking...
By: Amelia Emery
The Cane toad (Bufo marinus) is one of the largest amphibians in the world. Females of this species are larger than the males and can be up to nine inches long from nose to rump and can weigh as much as four pounds. Cane toads...
By: Gemma L. Reece
Due to the kind of habitat they live in, the diet of kangaroo rats is fairly limited but very specialised to their dietary needs and nutrition. Kangaroo rats are mouse-sized rodents native to the southwest United States and Mexico. They live in hot, arid, scrubland...
The diet of the kangaroo rat
By: Sudarshana Maitra
Kangaroo rats live in dry and arid regions where food and water are scarce. Most of the kangaroo rats are inhabitants of deserts and dry regions of the western and southwestern regions of North America. As most of them live in a desert, the diet...
By: Cameron Crawford
The Eastern cougar was officially declared extinct on Wednesday March 2, 2011 by the federal Fish and Wildlife Service. There still exists some controversy, though, as to whether it was correctly classified as a unique subspecies in, the first place, though. According to a genetic...
Extinct species profile: Eastern cougar
By: Jennifer Watson - 582581
The eastern cougar was declared to be extinct in 2011, by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. The U.S. Federal officials believe that the cougars found in Eastern North America today are descendants of South American cougars that escaped captivity after being brought...
By: Omar Salvador
There are many different infectious animal diseases, but not all of them are zoonoses or zoonotic diseases. What are zoonotic diseases? The World Health Organization (WHO) defines zoonotic diseases as "...disease(s) or infection(s) that (are) naturally transmissible from vertebrate animals to humans." Whenever...
General anatomy of frogs
By: Robert Hoglund
The frog is a very unique animal because it specifically shows how an organism’s structure and function are related. There are three main systems within the frog that are important examples of this. The motility of the frog is seen in its movements, from...
The insect world explored
By: Christyl Rivers
Insects can fill one with revulsion. They can spread disease from which millions of creatures die every minute. There would be no life on earth without them. These three facts summarize what insects do, but these are only three primary facts about those buzzing, stinging...

 

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