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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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  •   The Laotian Giant Flying Squirrel is a recently discovered new species of flying squirrel. This remarkable animal was discovered in 2013, by an international team of biologists. Very little detailed […]

    Laotian Giant Flying Squirrel

      The Laotian Giant Flying Squirrel is a recently discovered new species of flying squirrel. This remarkable animal was discovered in 2013, by an international team of biologists. Very little detailed […]

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  •   The Honduran Rosewood is a species of tree endemic to Mexico, Guatemala, and southern portions of Belize. This plant is  highly valued as a timber source. The popularity of […]

    Honduran Rosewood

      The Honduran Rosewood is a species of tree endemic to Mexico, Guatemala, and southern portions of Belize. This plant is  highly valued as a timber source. The popularity of […]

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  •   Fangtooth is the name of a family of beryciform fish found in the deep ocean. They may be found throughout the world, in both tropical and temperate oceans. There […]

    Fangtooth

      Fangtooth is the name of a family of beryciform fish found in the deep ocean. They may be found throughout the world, in both tropical and temperate oceans. There […]

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  •   Thorsmork is a beautifully rugged mountain ridge located in Iceland. This geological marvel was named after the Norse god Thor. The name translates as Thor’s Forest. Thorsmork is located […]

    Thorsmork

      Thorsmork is a beautifully rugged mountain ridge located in Iceland. This geological marvel was named after the Norse god Thor. The name translates as Thor’s Forest. Thorsmork is located […]

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  •   Click Beetle is the common term for any insect in the family of Elateridae. There are approximately 9,300 known species within this family. The various species of Click Beetle […]

    Click Beetle

      Click Beetle is the common term for any insect in the family of Elateridae. There are approximately 9,300 known species within this family. The various species of Click Beetle […]

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  •   The Arapaima Leptosoma is a recently discovered species of freshwater fish. To date, only one individual of this new species has been discovered.  Awareness of their existence is so […]

    Arapaima Leptosoma

      The Arapaima Leptosoma is a recently discovered species of freshwater fish. To date, only one individual of this new species has been discovered.  Awareness of their existence is so […]

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  •   The African Blackwood is a flowering tree in the family Fabaceae. This plant is endemic to the seasonally dry regions of Africa. The exact range extends from Senegal, to […]

    African Blackwood

      The African Blackwood is a flowering tree in the family Fabaceae. This plant is endemic to the seasonally dry regions of Africa. The exact range extends from Senegal, to […]

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  •   The Pacific Blackdragon is a deep-sea fish species. This ocean species is endemic to the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. They typically live at depths ranging from 656-3,280 ft […]

    Pacific Blackdragon

      The Pacific Blackdragon is a deep-sea fish species. This ocean species is endemic to the waters of the eastern Pacific Ocean. They typically live at depths ranging from 656-3,280 ft […]

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  •   The beautiful Loire Valley is situated approximately in the middle portion of the Loire River. This places it in the  central region of the country of France.  The valley […]

    Loire Valley

      The beautiful Loire Valley is situated approximately in the middle portion of the Loire River. This places it in the  central region of the country of France.  The valley […]

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  •   The Bed Bug is a notorious parasitic insect belonging to the cimicid family. There are several species. The common Bed Bug gains its notoriety due to its preference for […]

    Bed Bug

      The Bed Bug is a notorious parasitic insect belonging to the cimicid family. There are several species. The common Bed Bug gains its notoriety due to its preference for […]

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  •   Pacu is the collective term for any of several related species of carnivorous freshwater fish. These creatures are closely related to the piranha. All known species of this animal […]

    Pacu

      Pacu is the collective term for any of several related species of carnivorous freshwater fish. These creatures are closely related to the piranha. All known species of this animal […]

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  •   Stewartia is the collective name for a genus of flowering plants related to the camellia. There are approximately 20 species within the genus. Most species of this plant are […]

    Stewartia

      Stewartia is the collective name for a genus of flowering plants related to the camellia. There are approximately 20 species within the genus. Most species of this plant are […]

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