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You might think of emperor penguins as hardy little birds, capable of handling the most unforgiving temperatures – but a new study shows that the last ice age decimated the Antarctic emperor penguin population.
Even as he conquered rival kingdoms to create the first united Chinese empire in 221 B.C., China's First Emperor Qin Shihuang ordered the building of a glorious underground palace complex, mirroring his imperial capital near present-day Xi'an, that would last for an eternity.
In less than 100 years, global warming’s impact on the sea ice where emperor penguins breed will result in the loss of at least one-fifth of the species’ population, according to new research appearing in the June 29 edition of the journal Nature Climate Change.
Field surveys and satellites complement each other when studying remote penguin populations
Emperor penguins have a reputation for faithfully returning to the same nesting locations every year but a new study from researchers at the University of Minnesota has found that the reality may not fit this reputation.
Utah tea company celebrates first store opening and National Iced Tea Month with family friendly festivities. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) June 05, 2014
Rare and priceless Terra Cotta Warriors make their only appearance in the United States at the world's largest children's museum in a unique and immersive exhibit.
The Emperor penguins of Antarctica, which have lost much of their breeding habitat due to a shrinking ice pack, have shown their resiliency to environmental impacts by moving to new breeding locations where ice is thicker.
Emperor penguins purposely get themselves into traffic jams in order to help combat the harsh conditions of an Antarctic winter, according to a new study published in the New Journal of Physics.
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The orange emperor (Anax speratus) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in many areas including Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, and Uganda. It prefers to reside near rivers and freshwater springs that are bordered by reeds and rushes. Males of this species are known to guard territories. It is threatened by habitat loss due to water pollution and its population numbers are unknown, but it is not thought to be endangered. Research is needed about the habitats and ecology of...
The lesser green emperor (Anax guttatus), also known as the pale-spotted emperor, is a species of dragonfly that is native to Asia and Northern Australia. Its range includes China, India, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, but it can also be found in Africa. It prefers to reside in lakes and ponds with abundant aquatic vegetation. It is not known to have any major threats and it occurs in a large range. The lesser green emperor appears on the IUCN Red List with a...
The lesser emperor (Anax parthenope) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Africa, Asia, and southern areas of Europe. Its range includes most of the islands in the Mediterranean, China, Japan, the Canary Islands, and Great Britain, where its population numbers are increasing. It prefers to reside near calm bodies of water including ponds and lakes. The lesser emperor is large and is mostly brown in color, with blue coloring along its upper abdomen and green eyes. In its southern...
The emperor dragonfly (Anax imperator), also known as the blue emperor, is a species of dragonfly that can be found in Europe, Asia, and Africa. It can be found near gravel pits, ponds, and slow moving rivers and reaches an average body length of 3.1 inches. Males are blue in color with black markings occurring along the back and a thorax that is green in color, while females are green in color. This species flies at high altitudes in search food, consuming a number of insects including...
Symbol: SEAL4 Group: Dicot Family: Fabaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Subshrub Shrub Native Status: L48 I HI I PR I VI I Synonyms: CAAL14 Cassia alata L. HEAL11 Herpetica alata (L.) Raf. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL, HI, LA, TX Classification: Kingdom Plantae – Plants Subkingdom ...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.