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  •    The Boomslang is a large species of venomous tree snake in the family Colubridae. Currently, it is the only known extant member of its genus. The Boomslang is endemic […]

    Boomslang

       The Boomslang is a large species of venomous tree snake in the family Colubridae. Currently, it is the only known extant member of its genus. The Boomslang is endemic […]

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  •   The Cycad is a family of seed plants whose origins go all the way back to the Permian Era, 280 million years ago. They bear a physical resemblance to […]

    Cycad

      The Cycad is a family of seed plants whose origins go all the way back to the Permian Era, 280 million years ago. They bear a physical resemblance to […]

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  •   The Hagfish is a unique species of ocean creature.  Though they strongly resemble eels, they are actually a primitive species of fish. The species is commonly referred to as […]

    Hagfish

      The Hagfish is a unique species of ocean creature.  Though they strongly resemble eels, they are actually a primitive species of fish. The species is commonly referred to as […]

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  •   Blood Falls is an extraordinarily unique wonder of geology. It is an outpouring of melting saltwater, which flows from a point on the Taylor Glacier. From there, the Blood […]

    Blood Falls

      Blood Falls is an extraordinarily unique wonder of geology. It is an outpouring of melting saltwater, which flows from a point on the Taylor Glacier. From there, the Blood […]

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  •    The Musk Beetle is a species of longhorn beetle endemic to portions of Europe. This insect derives its name from the musky odor it emits when threatened. The adult […]

    Musk Beetle

       The Musk Beetle is a species of longhorn beetle endemic to portions of Europe. This insect derives its name from the musky odor it emits when threatened. The adult […]

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  •   The Snow Leopard is a moderately large feline native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia.  Within that territory, these magnificent animals  inhabit a harsh environment. They generally inhabit […]

    Snow Leopard

      The Snow Leopard is a moderately large feline native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia.  Within that territory, these magnificent animals  inhabit a harsh environment. They generally inhabit […]

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  •   The Pelican Flower is the common name for the Aristolochia grandiflora.  There are approximately 120 known species of Aristolochia worldwide. The Pelican Flower is the largest of these. In […]

    Pelican Flower

      The Pelican Flower is the common name for the Aristolochia grandiflora.  There are approximately 120 known species of Aristolochia worldwide. The Pelican Flower is the largest of these. In […]

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  •   The Longfin Batfish is the common name given to the ocean species Platax teira. Due to their striking appearance, this species is a popular aquarium species. Their native habitat […]

    Longfin Batfish

      The Longfin Batfish is the common name given to the ocean species Platax teira. Due to their striking appearance, this species is a popular aquarium species. Their native habitat […]

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  •   Gullfoss is a spectacular waterfall located in southern Iceland. This marvel of geology is an integral part of the Hvita River. The surrounding terrain is extremely rugged, and relatively […]

    Gullfoss

      Gullfoss is a spectacular waterfall located in southern Iceland. This marvel of geology is an integral part of the Hvita River. The surrounding terrain is extremely rugged, and relatively […]

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  •   The Snake Caterpillar is the name given to the larval form of the Hemeroplanes Triptolemus. This unique insect is only known to exist in a territory that includes the countries […]

    Snake Caterpillar

      The Snake Caterpillar is the name given to the larval form of the Hemeroplanes Triptolemus. This unique insect is only known to exist in a territory that includes the countries […]

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  •   The Sambar is a large species of deer endemic to southern Asia and southeast Asia. They may be found in a wide range of habitat types. These include dry […]

    Sambar

      The Sambar is a large species of deer endemic to southern Asia and southeast Asia. They may be found in a wide range of habitat types. These include dry […]

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  •    The Telegraph Plant is the colloquial name given to Codariocalyx motorius. This unique plant is endemic to a swathe of tropical Asia. As the latin term “motorius” which forms […]

    Telegraph Plant

       The Telegraph Plant is the colloquial name given to Codariocalyx motorius. This unique plant is endemic to a swathe of tropical Asia. As the latin term “motorius” which forms […]

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  •   The Longspine Squirrelfish is the collective name for a genus of small tropical fish. There are approximately 150 recognized species within this genus.  This is a small order of […]

    Longspine Squirrelfish

      The Longspine Squirrelfish is the collective name for a genus of small tropical fish. There are approximately 150 recognized species within this genus.  This is a small order of […]

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  •   Prince Edward Island is the 104th largest island on earth. It and its associated numerous small islands and islets comprise one of the provinces of Canada.  In fact, it […]

    Prince Edward Island

      Prince Edward Island is the 104th largest island on earth. It and its associated numerous small islands and islets comprise one of the provinces of Canada.  In fact, it […]

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  •   The Turnip Moth is a Lepidoptera in the family of Noctuidae. This insect species endemic to various portions of Europe. However, through international trade it has now become common […]

    Turnip Moth

      The Turnip Moth is a Lepidoptera in the family of Noctuidae. This insect species endemic to various portions of Europe. However, through international trade it has now become common […]

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  •   The Tawny Frogmouth is an avian species endemic to the country of Australia. Superficially, this animal resembles an owl. However, there are distinct differences between the Tawny Frogmouth and […]

    Tawny Frogmouth

      The Tawny Frogmouth is an avian species endemic to the country of Australia. Superficially, this animal resembles an owl. However, there are distinct differences between the Tawny Frogmouth and […]

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  •   The Himalayan Blue Poppy is the common name for the Meconopsis betonicifolia. Aside from local inhabitants , this beautiful plant was unknown until 1912. It was discovered by Lt. Col. […]

    Himalayan Blue Poppy

      The Himalayan Blue Poppy is the common name for the Meconopsis betonicifolia. Aside from local inhabitants , this beautiful plant was unknown until 1912. It was discovered by Lt. Col. […]

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  •   Glass Squid is the collective name for any species of squid in the Cranchiidae family. There are currently 60 known species within this unique family. The various species of […]

    Glass Squid

      Glass Squid is the collective name for any species of squid in the Cranchiidae family. There are currently 60 known species within this unique family. The various species of […]

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  •   Niagara Falls is the name collectively given to three magnificent waterfalls straddling the border between the United States and Canada. They mark the southern end of Niagara Gorge. The […]

    Niagara Falls

      Niagara Falls is the name collectively given to three magnificent waterfalls straddling the border between the United States and Canada. They mark the southern end of Niagara Gorge. The […]

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  •   The Signature Spider is the common name for any arachnid in the genus: Angiope. There are 75 recognized members of this genus. They are found in temperate and tropical […]

    Signature Spider

      The Signature Spider is the common name for any arachnid in the genus: Angiope. There are 75 recognized members of this genus. They are found in temperate and tropical […]

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