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2009-12-01 14:19:18

Broadly speaking, ants have two different feeding strategies.

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2009-11-20 08:31:39

Roughly 15,000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age, North America's vast assemblage of large animals — including such iconic creatures as mammoths, mastodons, camels, horses, ground sloths and giant beavers — began their precipitous slide to extinction.

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2009-11-02 07:12:31

Moose eat plants; wolves kill moose. What difference does this classic predator-prey interaction make to biodiversity?

2009-08-04 09:51:37

Animals and plants communicate with one another in a variety of ways: behavior, body patterns, and even chemistry.

2009-07-22 09:38:23

Many animal species such as snakes, insects and fish have evolved camouflage defenses to deter attack from their predators.

2009-07-15 14:27:37

U.S.

2009-07-13 17:13:32

Why do some plants defend themselves from insect attacks better than others? New evidence shows that the difference might be due to whether they're getting any plant love.

2009-06-24 09:04:27

U.S.

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2009-06-20 08:22:43

“To thine own self be true” may take on a new meaning—not with people or animal behavior but with plant behavior.

2009-04-14 10:31:20

U.S.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.