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2011-07-04 07:38:02

Scientists have designed a micro aircraft that will be able to flap, glide and hover like a bird.

2011-06-23 15:41:35

Why don't you ever see baby pigeons?

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2011-06-14 07:47:13

Sex difference in the brain varies according to social status.

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2011-06-03 05:45:00

Researchers unearth deepest-living animal ever found.

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2011-05-02 07:50:00

To find out what motivates pigs to frolic around in the mud, a scientist in the Netherlands looked at the wallowing behavior of its wild relatives.

2011-04-25 07:10:00

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huvepharma President Glen Wilkinson announces the appointment of Dr. Amy B. Batal as Director of Technical Services-Poultry. Previously, Dr.

2011-03-17 20:39:16

From office block windows to power lines and wind turbines, many species of bird are prone to colliding with large man-made objects, many of which appear difficult not to notice to human eyes.

2011-03-10 23:16:15

The Everglades National Park in Florida is home to hundreds of species of native wildlife.

2011-02-16 15:38:44

An international team of scientists including Albert Poustka from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin has discovered that Xenoturbellida and the acoelomorph worms, both simple marine worms, are more closely related to complex organisms like humans and sea urchins than was previously assumed.

2011-02-10 15:49:20

Evolution is not a steady march towards ever more sophisticated beings and therefore the search for the living "missing links" is pointless.


Latest Animals Reference Libraries

Paralvinella sulfincola
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paralvinella sulfincola is a species of worm in the Alvinellidae family. It lives among undersea hot-water vents, thriving in the hottest of waters, at temperatures that would kill most animals. This characteristic makes it an extremophile or hyperthermophile. Having the unique ability to withstand extremely hot water from hydrothermal openings enables this stalk-like worm to feed on bacteria that other animals cannot reach. It is difficult to know exactly what temperatures this species...

Giant Feather Duster Worm, Eudistylia polymorpha
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Giant Feather Duster Worm (Eudistylia polymorpha) is a species of marine polychaete worm of the Sabellidae family. Its range extends along the western coast of North America, from Alaska to California. It is most commonly found in the intertidal zone in tide pools and in the neritic (coastal) zone at depths up to 1,375 feet. It is often found in groups along rocks, reefs, pilings, wharves and marinas. Its common name comes from the crown of tentacles extended when the animal is under...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.