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Introductions : Lorentha

I spent most of my childhood in a village surrounded by the vast wilderness of our pristine country; I guess that’s where I got my love for the big and furry. 303 more words

Introduction

2-27-17 Lobed Leather Coral from Ron's Coral Series

TAXONOMY
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Alcyonacea
Family: Alcyoniidae

Genus/species: Lobophytum sp.

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Typically colored yellowish brown, some ridged leather corals colored gre… 180 more words

CORAL REEF

Raccoon in Canada video

This video from British Columbia, Canada says about itself:

Raccoon Vs Rock Crab – Blue Planet – BBC Earth

22 February 2017

On the coast of…

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Mammals

Wasp Nest

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A wasp net on the back of this road sign displaying and intersection.

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A Few Words About Words

Scientists, you’ve got to love us. We use a whole lot of big words to describe everything, even ourselves. For example, I’m a paleontologist (someone who studies fossils), a geologist (someone who studies the Earth), and a taxonomist (someone who spends way too much time classifying organisms according to their presumed natural relationships). 666 more words

Research & Collections

Sea snails and hermit crabs video

This video says about itself:

Giant Horse Conch & Burglar Hermit Crabs – Blue Planet – BBC Earth

20 February 2017

An amazing Giant Sea Snail makes a meal of a smaller…

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Environment

Curaçao coral reefs video

This 1 February 2017 Dutch video is about biology student Auke-Florian Hiemstra, doing research about coral around Curaçao island.

Corals may get temporary reprieve from bleaching: … 53 more words

Biology