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  •   The Paunsaugunt Plateau is a dissected plateau. This marvel of geology is located in southwestern Utah, in the United States. The plateau extends southward from the another plateau, named […]

    Paunsaugunt Plateau

      The Paunsaugunt Plateau is a dissected plateau. This marvel of geology is located in southwestern Utah, in the United States. The plateau extends southward from the another plateau, named […]

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  •   The Goliath Birdeater. is a species of tarantula.  In terms of weight, this is the largest known species of spider. One known species possesses a greater leg span, but […]

    Goliath Birdeater

      The Goliath Birdeater. is a species of tarantula.  In terms of weight, this is the largest known species of spider. One known species possesses a greater leg span, but […]

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  •   The Silvery Lutung is a species in the genus: Trachypithecus. This is a group of Old World monkeys. Their endemic range consists of two regions. One portion of this […]

    Silvery Lutung

      The Silvery Lutung is a species in the genus: Trachypithecus. This is a group of Old World monkeys. Their endemic range consists of two regions. One portion of this […]

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  •   The Viscacha is one of the four extant species of Viscacha. Though they bear a resemblance to rabbits, these animals are closely related to the chinchilla. Three of the […]

    Viscacha

      The Viscacha is one of the four extant species of Viscacha. Though they bear a resemblance to rabbits, these animals are closely related to the chinchilla. Three of the […]

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  •   The Poinsettia is a culturally and commercially important plant that is indigenous to Mexico and Central America. It is well known for its red and green foliage.  The Poinsettia is […]

    Poinsettia

      The Poinsettia is a culturally and commercially important plant that is indigenous to Mexico and Central America. It is well known for its red and green foliage.  The Poinsettia is […]

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  •   The Lycaste Orchid is a genus of orchids containing approximately 30 species of plants. All known species of  the Lycaste Orchid possess thin, pleated leaves, and egg-shaped pseudobulbs. As […]

    Lycaste Orchid

      The Lycaste Orchid is a genus of orchids containing approximately 30 species of plants. All known species of  the Lycaste Orchid possess thin, pleated leaves, and egg-shaped pseudobulbs. As […]

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  •   The Romanesco Cauliflower is an edible flower of the species: Brassica oleracea. This extraordinarily unique plant is a variant form of cauliflower. The Romanesco Cauliflower is endemic to Italy. […]

    Romanesco Cauliflower

      The Romanesco Cauliflower is an edible flower of the species: Brassica oleracea. This extraordinarily unique plant is a variant form of cauliflower. The Romanesco Cauliflower is endemic to Italy. […]

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  •   The Tassled Scorpionfish is an extremely dangerous species of ocean fish. They are one of approximately 100 species of scorpionfish. The Tassled Scorpionfish attains an average length of approximately […]

    Tassled Scorpionfish

      The Tassled Scorpionfish is an extremely dangerous species of ocean fish. They are one of approximately 100 species of scorpionfish. The Tassled Scorpionfish attains an average length of approximately […]

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  •   The Bearded Fireworm is a species of marine bristleworm. They are endemic to the tropical western Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea. The Bearded Fireworm may also be found […]

    Bearded Fireworm

      The Bearded Fireworm is a species of marine bristleworm. They are endemic to the tropical western Atlantic Ocean, and the Mediterranean Sea. The Bearded Fireworm may also be found […]

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  •     The Cone Sea Snail is the collective name of any of the species of predatory sea snails. Many are brightly colored, and most are found in tropical ocean […]

    Cone Sea Snail

        The Cone Sea Snail is the collective name of any of the species of predatory sea snails. Many are brightly colored, and most are found in tropical ocean […]

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  •   The Great Blue Hole is large submarine sinkhole located off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of a small atoll named Lighthouse Reef. This is situated […]

    Great Blue Hole

      The Great Blue Hole is large submarine sinkhole located off the coast of Belize. It lies near the center of a small atoll named Lighthouse Reef. This is situated […]

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  •   The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is an incredible wonder of geology. It is located in a remote part of the northern Danakil Depression in NE Ethiopia. The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is […]

    Dallol Hydrothermal Field

      The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is an incredible wonder of geology. It is located in a remote part of the northern Danakil Depression in NE Ethiopia. The Dallol Hydrothermal Field is […]

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  •   The Crystal Cave is the most famous of the many caves in Bermuda. It is located close to Castle Harbor, in Hamilton Parish. The geological marvel that is Crystal […]

    Crystal Cave

      The Crystal Cave is the most famous of the many caves in Bermuda. It is located close to Castle Harbor, in Hamilton Parish. The geological marvel that is Crystal […]

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  •   The Oak Treehopper is an insect species common to parts of North America. They will be found almost exclusively on oak trees. The Oak Treehopper appears to inhabit both […]

    Oak Treehopper

      The Oak Treehopper is an insect species common to parts of North America. They will be found almost exclusively on oak trees. The Oak Treehopper appears to inhabit both […]

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  •   The Black Witch Moth is a large species of moth. This lovely Lepidoptera is found throughout Central America, Mexico, and into the southern United States. The Black Witch Moth may attain […]

    Black Witch Moth

      The Black Witch Moth is a large species of moth. This lovely Lepidoptera is found throughout Central America, Mexico, and into the southern United States. The Black Witch Moth may attain […]

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  •   The Picasso Bug is one of the approximately 450 known species of shield-backed bug. They are a medium-sized species of shield-backed bug.  They are generally oval shaped , and […]

    Picasso Bug

      The Picasso Bug is one of the approximately 450 known species of shield-backed bug. They are a medium-sized species of shield-backed bug.  They are generally oval shaped , and […]

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  •   The Iriomate Cat is a subspecies of the leopard cat. The IUCN classified this animal as: Critically Endangered in 2008. The total known population consists of only 109 individuals. Their […]

    Iriomate Cat

      The Iriomate Cat is a subspecies of the leopard cat. The IUCN classified this animal as: Critically Endangered in 2008. The total known population consists of only 109 individuals. Their […]

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  •   The Golden Armadillo Lizard is a species of lizard endemic to the desert regions of southern Africa. They are a most unique species of animal. Their colors range from […]

    Golden Armadillo Lizard

      The Golden Armadillo Lizard is a species of lizard endemic to the desert regions of southern Africa. They are a most unique species of animal. Their colors range from […]

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  •   The Reindeer is a species of deer native to the Arctic and subarctic regions. They vary widely in color and size. Contrary to popular belief, both sexes grow antlers. […]

    Reindeer

      The Reindeer is a species of deer native to the Arctic and subarctic regions. They vary widely in color and size. Contrary to popular belief, both sexes grow antlers. […]

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  •   This plant is the interestingly named Phoenix Plant. This is the collective name of any of 14 species of palms within a single genus. They are native to diverse regions, […]

    Phoenix Plant

      This plant is the interestingly named Phoenix Plant. This is the collective name of any of 14 species of palms within a single genus. They are native to diverse regions, […]

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