By: Norman Green
Mention the word crustacean and most people would think of shrimps, lobsters or crabs — all marine creatures. There are, however, terrestrial crustaceans and they are probably not very far away from you, hidden in some damp, dark corner of the garden. The common woodlouse...
By: Fate Tertium
Humans are not the only ones to have discovered the uses of paper; the aptly named paper wasp processes and utilizes wood fibers to build their homes. Identifiable by their smoky wings and slender body, paper wasps (order Polistes) are beneficial insects that feed on...
By: Elle Kim
For most people, butterflies are the epitome of warm, simple summer day. With gorgeous wings and a fleetness akin to that of fairies, butterflies complement the colorful plant life that they are frequently found with. However, there is much more to them than beauty and...
By: Carolyn Tytler
Jiminy Cricket! If you thought the puppet's friend in the fairy tale "Pinocchio" was really a grasshopper, you were mistaken. It really was a cricket, and the two are different insects. This article will take a look at the grasshopper. The grasshopper belongs to the...
Parts of a grasshopper
By: Jennifer Boyd
A lot of people will mistake a grasshopper with a cricket. They are related but are indeed two different species of insect. The grasshopper prefers to eat leaves, grasses and cereal grains. For reasons unknown, some grasshoppers will only eat one type of plant while...
By: Steven J. Wamback
Forensic scientists, crime scene investigators (CSIs), pathologists, archaeologists, paleontologists, biology students, medical students, science teachers, as well as bone and skull-collectors all require skills in working with and in preparing animal or human bones and skeletal remains. Here you will learn to prepare a medium-sized...
By: Kenneth Andrews
Pop culture is riddled with penguins. Those plucky little southern hemisphere flightless birds have been referenced everywhere from films to corporate branding, as they are cute enough to appeal to children and adults alike, and are also sociable creatures with a community spirit, which appeals...
By: Can Tran
In various aspects of popular culture, many forms of wildlife have been portrayed. Penguins are by no means any different from each other. In forms of media such as video games, movies, TV shows, commercials, books, and so forth, you can see some sort of...
By: Blair Worthington
There are many interesting books available that depict the marvelous nature of penguins. Penguins are beautiful creatures to look at, and fascinating to read about. Perhaps people are so enamored with the penguin because the species is found only in the southern hemisphere of the...
By: Gioia Degenaars
The life cycle of a frog is easy to understand if you can follow the basic morphological development of amphibians. Frogs and toads alike will mate in a position known as amplexus. In this position, the male can fertilize the eggs that the female lays...

 

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