By: Can Tran
For those interested in penguins, you probably have watched numerous TV shows and documentaries on these creatures. However, there are plenty of books that you might want to read in regards to penguins. So far, there are many books that one can choose from in...
By: Cicely Richard
Penguins fascinate people because, no matter the species, they always look like they are wearing tight tuxedos because of their appearance and waddling walk. People also find their feeding and mating habits interesting. Their cuteness alone have made them the focal point of different mediums...
By: Amelia Emery
Asexual reproduction is a method of reproduction in which the organism is basically making clones of itself. This method of reproduction differs from sexual reproduction as it does not require gametes (sperm and egg) from the opposite sexes. In bacteria, fungi and plants, asexual reproduction...
By: Matilda Willows
For those who are fascinated by the penguin, or simply wish to know more about these interesting birds, there are some amazing books of interest easily available. From tales of pure entertainment that will generate many laughs to awe-inspiring photos and information about these charming...
Penguins in pop culture
By: M. J. Joachim
The big appearance of penguins in pop culture probably started when Mary Poppins (1964), starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke, arrived on the movie scene, shortly thereafter becoming one of Walt Disney’s classic films. The heartwarming story of Mary Poppins, a nanny who...
By: Blair Worthington
Penguins have been trending over the past decade, and much of their popularity can be attributed to the film industry, and marketing executives with a keen business sense. Many of these popular penguin films have hatched other hot commodities such as CDs, games, toys, clothing...
By: Amelia Emery
The order Neuroptera is a specific order of insects that includes lacewings, antlions, and mantidflies. This order contains over 4,000 species worldwide. The name neuroptera is a combination the of Greek words neuro and pteron, which translate to nerve, or neuron, and wing, which...
By: M E Skeel
The Mecoptera are small to medium-sized insects known commonly as scorpion-flies because the males tend to curve their abdomens upwards, making them resemble a scorpion's tail. There are about five hundred described species worldwide. The scientific name comes from the Greek and means "long wings"...
The characteristics of the insect order trichoptera
By: M E Skeel
The Trichoptera, or Caddis Flies, are an order of small insects best known for their case-making aquatic larvae. There are about 12,000 known species. The adults look like small, hairy moths, usually drab brown or grey and quite cryptic. They are usually seen around...
By: M E Skeel
Strepsiptera: a strange word for a strange group of animals. The title identifies them as a kind of insect so they must have six jointed legs. What does the name mean? First, it defines the taxonomic status of the animals it names. It is an...

 

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