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Sea Turtle Camp is offering a 14-day Costa Rica Sea Turtle Adventure for teens during the summer of 2015.
When it comes to females nematodes mating with males in New York, there's a good chance they'll die. They'll also produce much more offspring. Why is this?
Quit blubbering about. Scientists have found a way to measure gray whale blubber using drones to give a far better reading than the old binocular technique.
Hiring brings Hampton Roads-based regenerative medicine company to nearly 900 employees VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LifeNet Health plans to enlarge
Public Voting Opens to Choose Eight Finalists for 2015 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards(TM) WASHINGTON, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The results are in! Following more
For us humans, meeting that special someone often comes down to timing, and it turns out – the same goes for longhorned beetle.
According to some scientists, dinosaurs “fit right within our understanding of what it means to be a ‘warm-blooded’ mammal.”
Birds, education, and cutting edge technology come together in the new book, “Birds Without Borders: Investigating Populations, Habitats and Conservation of Birds in the U.S.
The Paw Project places billboard in Salem, Oregon to educate legislators and the public about the cruel and unnecessary practice of declawing cats. Salem, Oregon
Park Cities Pet Sitter’s “Training and Enrichment 2” Group Dog Training Class Is an Intermediate-to-Advanced Level Class, Ideal for Owners and Dogs Who Have Mastered Basic Obedience.
Poli’s stellate barnacle (Chthamalus stellatus) is a species of acorn barnacle that can be found in Southern Europe, South West England, and Ireland attached to rocky shorelines. It prefers to reside in warmer waters in areas that are less protected than bays, where it will attach itself to rocks and other hard materials. Poli’s stellate barnacle is typically cone shaped but can be shaped like a tube when living in large colonies and reaches a size of up to .55 inches. It is covered by...
The Laysan Rail or Laysan Crake (Porzana palmeri) was a flightless bird native to the Northwest Hawaiian Island of Laysan. This small island was, and still is, an important seabird colony, and sustained numerous native species, including the rail. It became extinct because of habitat loss and by domestic rabbits, and eventually, World War II. Its scientific name is in honor of Henry Palmer, who collected in the Hawaiian Islands for Walter Rothschild. It was a rather small bird, measuring...
The Reunion Swamphen (Porphyrio coerulescens), known also as the Reunion Gallinule or Oiseau bleu, is a hypothetical species of extinct rail from Reunion, Mascarensis until now only known from report from travelers. It is rather certain that such a bird once was present on the island. Six reports confirm its existence, and the genus Porphyrio is known as a colonizer of oceanic islands, having evolved into many local endemic species, of which only the Takahe is still found to be living...
The Diablito, Oophaga Sylvatica, is a species of frog belonging to the Dendrobatidae family. It’s located in Colombia and Ecuador. The natural habitat is tropical and subtropical moist lowland forests. It’s threatened by habitat loss. It is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List although this species is still relatively widely distributed. It has declined seriously within Ecuador and its overall status is of concern. It is about 0.5 to 0. Inches long and weighs about 1 to...
The Wood Frog (Rana sylvatica) has a broad distribution over North America, stretching from the southern Appalachians to the boreal forest with several notable disjunct populations including lowland eastern North Carolina. This frog has garnered attention by biologist over the last century due to its freeze tolerance, relatively great degree of terrestrialism, interesting habitat associations, and relatively long-range movements. The wood frog is the state amphibian of New York. Similar to...
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