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american crocodile
American Crocodile Written by: Mary SweetersCrocodiles (crocodylus acutus) generally fall under the specific reptile group called crocodilians. The crocodilians have 23 species that are found in different parts of the world and two of those are native to the US. These two species are the American crocodile and the American alligator.The American crocodile can also be found in Venezuela, Jamaica, Cuba,...
bizarre animals
There are literally millions of different species on earth—scientists are not even sure how many. We live in a world with a lot of biodiversities.When you think about animal life though, you probably think about dogs, cats, horses, chickens, seagulls, and other common animals. You may be wondering about some of the more bizarre animals on the planet though....
hybrid animals
9 Fascinating Real Hybrid Animals Mother Nature generally expresses her displeasure over anyone messing with her original creations through hybridizing. First, most hybrid animals are not even possible - they live only in the imagination of creatives that have mastered Photoshop. Second, many hybrids that are possible are sterile. Even at the bottom end of the hybrid totem pole, something as...
While everyone has probably heard the term “nuclear energy” and likely made jokes about nuclear energy pros and cons involving extra fingers, glowing skin, or Homer Simpson, knowing what nuclear energy actually is and what it does is far less common. As far as human participation goes, nuclear energy has been around since the beginning of World War II,...
polar bears on icy terrain
Interested in some lesser-known Polar Bear Facts? You've come to the right place!Rivaled only by the Kodiak brown bears native to southwestern Alaska, polar bears are classified as the largest land carnivores in the world and sit proudly at the top of the food chain with a vital role in their icy Arctic ecosystem.Known for literally being the “coolest”...
Great Pyrenees
The history behind the largest dog breeds often reveals dogs bred to be ancient guardians, fierce hunting hounds or royal companions.While some owners in recent years prefer smaller dog breeds for city living, size and strength have historically been desirable factors to breed into dogs, making them better protectors and hunters. Human interference through breeding management programs has been...
The Off the Grid Living Food Guide If you’re interested in learning more about the best types of food sources for successful off the grid living, as well as the most beneficial techniques for growing, catching, or collecting them, you’ve come to the right place.Like most people, you have probably heard of off the grid living. A personalized and self-sustained...
pine forest and lake near the mountain early in the morning
The world is an amazing place filled with a tremendous variety of animals, plants and environments. These elements are separated into large ecological areas where animals and plants have adapted to different environments. The environmental separations are called biomes. There are many types of biomes. Typically, biomes are identified by physical factors such as soil type, climate, geology and...
bioremediation
What is bioremediation? Bio means “life”, and remediation is the act of setting something right. Together, bioremediation describes a natural process whereby living organisms, primarily yeast, fungi and bacteria, decompose hazardous substances into something less toxic to the environment and to people.In fact, these organisms do very well in these toxic environments, which benefits the organisms and people. Many...
tornado
It’s another rainy day in Oklahoma, yet something in the dark, billowing clouds indicate that this storm is going to be different than any ordinary rain storm. As the winds shift, the towering cumulonimbus clouds turn deadly as violent rotating winds form a funnel and descend from the sky like a narrow twisting rope. It rages across the terrain,...