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2012-07-19 23:01:19

Duncraft, a retailer of wild bird supplies, offers instant hummingbird

2012-07-03 23:03:20

Nature-emulating Pure Rain product line recognized for design excellence (PRWEB) July 03, 2012 Long Beach, California: Today Nectar received four Bronze

Hawkmoths Can Actually See Humidity
2012-05-30 11:26:55

Instead of using visual cues or floral scents, some moths detect increases in humidity around flowers to see if it is worth further inspection, new research led by a University of Arizona entomologist has found.

2012-04-19 23:00:23

Hummingbirds are one of the most interesting species of birds and they have dazzling, iridescent colors.

2012-04-11 23:00:11

Orioles are striking birds with black, orange and yellow feathers that are a pleasure to see.

2011-07-28 23:19:02

The researchers discovered that a rainforest vine, pollinated by bats, has evolved dish-shaped leaves with such conspicuous echoes that nectar-feeding bats can find its flowers twice as fast by echolocation.

2011-06-29 12:58:27

It is a mathematical puzzle which has vexed academics and travelling salesmen alike, but new research from Queen Mary, University of London's School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, reveals how bumblebees effectively plan their route between the most rewarding flowers while travelling the shortest distances.


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2009-02-16 18:16:45

The Kinkajou (Potos flavus), also known as the Honey Bear, is a species of mammal found in the rainforests of Central and South America. It is the only member of the family genus Potos. It is related to the olingo, ringtail, cacomistle, raccoon, and coati. These animals are sometimes mistaken for ferrets or monkeys, but are not related. The name Honey Bear is derived from the fact that in captivity it will eat honey, however, in the wild it has never been observed to do so. An adult...

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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