By: Shaheen Daad
At one time the knowledge of animals was limited to the bare necessities of surviving in a natural world. Paleolithic hunters were acutely aware of the dangers posed by animals in the wild, while Neolithic farmers had a better degree of understanding of the domesticated...
By: Donna Hicks
Some of the species that can seem to be be the most beautiful and intriguing look at can also unexpectedly be the most dangerous and deadly creatures. Many creatures that individuals may think seem cute and cuddly are actually quite territorial and will do whatever...
A short history of zoology
By: Jerica Collins
It is human nature to be curious about the things around us. More importantly, humans have always been interested in other living beings, especially animals. Zoology is the scientific approach to studying animals. It is related to biology, as it studies the structure and physiology...
By: Heather Brennan
While the exact number of species that are lost to extinction each year is unknown, it is believed to be at least 200 to 2,000 species each year. This is an extinction rate that far exceeds the natural rate expected without human interference. Unfortunately...
By: Donna Hicks
While man has been debating the evolutionary “family tree” for a very long time, there is one thing that cannot be refuted - that humans are not the only creatures with surprising talents. The study of some members of the animal kingdom has yielded...
22-foot wasp nest breaks Guinness world record
By: Leigh Goessl
A massive wasp nest was discovered in an abandoned house located in Spain. Measured to be almost 22-feet long (approximately seven meters), this wasp nest is believed to have broken the Guinness World Record for the largest wasp nest. According to Science World Report, the...
By: Litsa Podaras
Breathing is living. But why is it necessary and how is it that the human body can breathe? First and foremost, one should comprehend that the cells of the human body require an incessant supply of oxygen. It is responsible for the metabolic function; thus...
By: Virginia Gaces
The body systems operate as one to maintain man’s health and well-being. There are various systems involved to ensure that the human body stays healthy. These systems are the nervous, circulatory, excretory, muscular, digestive, skeletal, integumentary, endocrine and respiratory. Each system supports the others...
By: Shannon Farlouis
The sun-tailed monkey is a newly discovered monkey that was noticed in 1984. It has a tail that is the color of the sun, and this is what gives the monkey its unique name. The males are slightly larger than the females. An adult male...
The diet and behavior of koalas
By: Stefani A
Australia is a land of many wonders. The scenery is breathtaking and the animals are as diverse as they are unusual. It is home to some of the most deadly animals on the planet, but also several of the most adorable. One of these is...

 

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