A short history of zoology
By: Chrystina Trulove-Reyes
Zoology is the study of the animals and habitats within the animal kingdom. The study of zoology is important to understand the balance of nature. Through zoology we learn what animals eat, where they sleep, and even life cycle patterns that reveal more about ourselves...
The planet's most unexpectedly deadly creatures
By: Chrystina Trulove-Reyes
Most people in the United States have some form of pet. Be it a fish, snake, cat, dog, or bird, people love animals. They draw us, as the cliche goes, "like moths to a flame." They can be cute and cuddly or gross and...
Surprising talents of members of the animal kingdom
By: Chrystina Trulove-Reyes
What do you think when you think of Morse code? What about singing? In both cases, humans will probably come to mind in the form of a favorite singer or band, or in the case of Morse code, you may just roll your eyes. But...
By: Mari Mckee
Zoology, the study of animals (all organisms), has been around since ancient man mimicked animals’ actions and became meat eaters. Ancient humans mimicked animal sounds which was the beginning of human vocal communication. Ancient human mothers watched monkeys chew up food and then transfer it...
The planet's most unexpectedly deadly creatures
By: Alianess Benny Njuguna
The world is filled with every type of animal species. Some are adorable (cute) while others are regarded as ugly and not worthy of keeping as pets. Man has been able to domesticate some animals but there are others he has never been able due...
By: Neha Joshi
Animals on the verge of extinction are also known as ‘endangered species’. According to National geographic endangered species is a type of organism that is threatened by extinction. It states that certain animal species become endangered for two main reasons: Loss of habitat and...
What are echinoderms? (Phylum Echinodermata)
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
Echinoderms are marine invertebrates of the phylum Echinodermata. Echinoderms are found in every ocean of the world, mostly in the benthic zone, although they may reach their highest diversity in the coral reef ecosystem. There are a little over 7,000 species found in the...
By: Heather Brennan
Zoology is the study of function, behavior, evolution, and conduct of animals. Man has always been fascinated by and curious about animals. Prehistoric man covered cave walls with portraits of animals that existed at that time. Today zoology is a thriving science with many subdivisions...
By: Retha Boswell
Many non-edible, poisonous or otherwise not pleasant-tasting butterflies have distinct colors and patterns. As a result, other more-palatable butterflies have evolved to mimic those patterns to avoid being consumed by predators. There are several types of mimicry in butterflies: Batesian mimicry, Müllerian mimicry and...
By: Heather Brennan
The animal kingdom is full of examples of unique talents. They have evolved a whole host of defensive, predatory, and reproductive abilities that enable them to complete feats worthy of a super hero. The mighty rhinoceros beetle can lift objects that weight more than 850...

 

1 92 93 94 95 96 99