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Iguana Obsessed!

There are many magical aspects of the Galapagos Islands, but for me, the iguanas are supreme. There are endemic (native only to a particular place) marine and land iguanas on the islands. 103 more words

Ecuador

Timeout for Art: Whimsical Endemic Species

“Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something.”  Steve Jobs… 266 more words

TRAVEL: LATIN AMERICA

Kidney Island- lacking in the best ways

On Wednesday evening I had the chance to visit Kidney Island which is a pest-free tussac island about 45 minutes from Stanley by boat. It’s a government owned and managed nature reserve and designated Important Bird Area (IBA). 942 more words

Falkland Islands

AXILFLOWER (Mecardonia acuminata subsp. peninsularis)

WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: AXILFLOWER (Mecardonia acuminata subsp. peninsularis)  low growing, dainty wildflower. This subspecies is endemic to Florida. I always find these out at the culvert. 42 more words

Florida Native Plant

Weekly Photography Challenge: Resilient

The first weekly photography challenge for the new year is “Resilient”. Anything in my garden would fit the description, since whatever is still thriving after many dry years is clearly tough, but these onion orchids are special. 133 more words

Photography

Croakers Do Matter!

India is presently home to 384 species of amphibians with the Western Ghats constituting for more than 50% of the species. One of the richest biodiversity hotspots in the world, the area has lost more than 70% of its original extent, making it one of the 34 hotspots in the world, that are critically endangered. 494 more words

THE TRUTH ABOUT PREVALENT

Prevalent: adj. being endemic for a relatively short duration

Prevalent should really be a subset of endemic where the relatively short duration is what determines its usage. 160 more words

Common Sense