An introduction to the order of the primates
By: Guy N Cognito
When you hear someone refer to "the order of primates", you might think they are talking about some sort of secret society among apes. Don't worry though, an order is actually a taxonomical group, similar to that of other large groups, such as songbirds. An...
By: Brynn Bowery
Pine beetles are also known as bark beetles. The scientific name is: Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins. The pine beetle will complete its life span under the bark of a pine tree. There is an exception to the preceding rule, and that is when the adult beetle...
Why are honey bees vanishing
By: Shannon Farlouis
There is a decline in honeybee populations in the United States. There are a few reasons why the honeybees are vanishing and some of these reasons include chemicals, radiation and global warming. Some other reasons include viruses, mites and fungi. Because the honeybees are vanishing...
By: Michael Carroll
Imagine a world without honey. Just when people have started to appreciate the health benefits of natural foods the honey bee appears to be disappearing and, as is so often the case, no one really knows why. What is certain is that honey bee populations...
By: Nancy Hayden
The Tasmanian wolf was no relation to wolves nor was it related to tigers as its other common name might suggest. Thylacinus cynocephalus, as it was scientifically known, was most closely related to the dasyuroid marsupials, which also includes the Tasmanian devil. Extinct since the...
Extinct animal profile: Tasmanian wolf
By: Lynn Robling
The Tasmanian Wolf or Tasmanian Tiger was an animal that once thrived in Australia, New Guinea, and Tasmania but is now extinct. Its true name is Thylacine. It was actually a marsupial; an animal which carries its young inside a pouch to help it complete...
By: K. R. Richardson
The Tasmanian wolf was native to Australia and is more commonly known there as the Tasmanian tiger. A shy creature, it was misunderstood by European settlers who attacked it out of fear. The slaughter was relentless and was only brought to an end when it...
Social behavior of polar bears
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
It is hard to find anyone who does not have a healthy respect and a certain curiosity about the polar bear. These huge white bears are truly a breed of their own, like no other species of bears. There is much that is not known...
By: Julie Thomas-Zucker
When raising butterflies at home, some important things to remember are that butterflies need an undisturbed place to go through their growth cycle. Once they have gone through those stages, they only live about a month longer. The stages include egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and adult...
By: J. Lang Wood
Polar bears are members of the family Ursidae, which includes all types of bears. Polar bears inhabit Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of the world, and they are the only bears that swim. This ability affords them access to the great wealth of Arctic sea life...

 

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