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  •   White Ermine Facts   The gorgeous White Ermine presents a few challenges for entomologists since they do not always display the same color patterns. While the wings display a […]

    White Ermine

      White Ermine Facts   The gorgeous White Ermine presents a few challenges for entomologists since they do not always display the same color patterns. While the wings display a […]

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  •   Hainan Black Crested Gibbon Facts   The Hainan Black Crested Gibbon ranks as one of the most fascinating of all primate species for several reasons. First of all, the […]

    Hainan Black Crested Gibbon

      Hainan Black Crested Gibbon Facts   The Hainan Black Crested Gibbon ranks as one of the most fascinating of all primate species for several reasons. First of all, the […]

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  •   Scythian Lamb Facts   The Scythian Lamb presents a rather remarkable appearance to all who see it. As a result of how it appeared to them, ancient peoples believed […]

    Scythian Lamb

      Scythian Lamb Facts   The Scythian Lamb presents a rather remarkable appearance to all who see it. As a result of how it appeared to them, ancient peoples believed […]

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  •   Tiger Leaping Gorge (now THERE is a name that “jumps out” at you!) is located in the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Area, in southwestern China. This geological […]

    Tiger Leaping Gorge

      Tiger Leaping Gorge (now THERE is a name that “jumps out” at you!) is located in the Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Area, in southwestern China. This geological […]

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  •   Bonehouse Wasp is the common name for the Deuteragenia ossarium. This interesting insect is a recently discovered new species. The unique common name is derived from a practice which […]

    Bonehouse Wasp

      Bonehouse Wasp is the common name for the Deuteragenia ossarium. This interesting insect is a recently discovered new species. The unique common name is derived from a practice which […]

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  •   The Skeleton Flower or Diphylleia grayi is an extraordinary plant. Due to a unique chemical composition of its pigmentation, an incredible transformation occurs when the petals become wet. The […]

    Skeleton Flower

      The Skeleton Flower or Diphylleia grayi is an extraordinary plant. Due to a unique chemical composition of its pigmentation, an incredible transformation occurs when the petals become wet. The […]

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  •   The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave located in Guilin, Guangxi, China. This cave is over 180 million years old. The interior of this geological masterpiece is filled […]

    Reed Flute Cave

      The Reed Flute Cave is a natural limestone cave located in Guilin, Guangxi, China. This cave is over 180 million years old. The interior of this geological masterpiece is filled […]

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  •   The Pallas Cat is a small species of wildcat. They are endemic to the montane steppes and grasslands of Central Asia. Their distribution throughout this range is highly fragmented, however. […]

    Pallas Cat

      The Pallas Cat is a small species of wildcat. They are endemic to the montane steppes and grasslands of Central Asia. Their distribution throughout this range is highly fragmented, however. […]

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  •   Kalanchoe is an extensive genus of approximately 125 known species of  tropical, flowering succulents.  The many various species of this plant are principally native to the regions of Africa, Europe, and Asia. Only one […]

    Kalanchoe

      Kalanchoe is an extensive genus of approximately 125 known species of  tropical, flowering succulents.  The many various species of this plant are principally native to the regions of Africa, Europe, and Asia. Only one […]

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  •   The Hydrangea is a genus of 75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia, and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity is in Asia. The majority […]

    Hydrangea

      The Hydrangea is a genus of 75 species of flowering plants native to southern and eastern Asia, and the Americas. By far the greatest species diversity is in Asia. The majority […]

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  • The Snowy Owl is a large species of owl, easily recognized for its distinctive features. The eyes are commonly yellow, contrasting sharply with the black beak and white feathers. The […]

    Snowy Owl

    The Snowy Owl is a large species of owl, easily recognized for its distinctive features. The eyes are commonly yellow, contrasting sharply with the black beak and white feathers. The […]

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  • The  Elephant Hawk Moth is a species of insect found throughout Ireland and Great Britain, as well as much of Europe, Russia, and into China. They may also be present in […]

    Elephant Hawk Moth

    The  Elephant Hawk Moth is a species of insect found throughout Ireland and Great Britain, as well as much of Europe, Russia, and into China. They may also be present in […]

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  • The Honeysuckle is a family of arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae and are native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 180 known species of the […]

    Honeysuckle

    The Honeysuckle is a family of arching shrubs or twining vines in the family Caprifoliaceae and are native to the Northern Hemisphere. There are about 180 known species of the […]

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  • The Asian Golden Cat is a beautiful medium size species of wildcat native to Southeast Asia. The species is heavily built, has an average body length of approximately 41 in (105 […]

    Asian Golden Cat

    The Asian Golden Cat is a beautiful medium size species of wildcat native to Southeast Asia. The species is heavily built, has an average body length of approximately 41 in (105 […]

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  • The Amur Leopard or the Far Eastern Leopard is a species of leopard native to southeastern Russia and northeast China. The species is extremely rare, and IUCN lists them currently as […]

    Amur Leopard

    The Amur Leopard or the Far Eastern Leopard is a species of leopard native to southeastern Russia and northeast China. The species is extremely rare, and IUCN lists them currently as […]

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  • The Marbled Cat is an extremely reclusive species of small wild cat endemic to southeast Asia. The Marbled Cat has evolved to be primarily arboreal in nature. They live in the […]

    Marbled Cat

    The Marbled Cat is an extremely reclusive species of small wild cat endemic to southeast Asia. The Marbled Cat has evolved to be primarily arboreal in nature. They live in the […]

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  •     The Yangtze River Dolphin is listed as the second rarest creature on earth!  They were once numerous throughout the lower length of the Yangtze River in China. This […]

    Yangtze River Dolphin

        The Yangtze River Dolphin is listed as the second rarest creature on earth!  They were once numerous throughout the lower length of the Yangtze River in China. This […]

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  • I came across this great pollution infographic and wanted to share it with you so you can see some interesting facts about our world which is becoming more and more […]

    Pollution Infographic

    I came across this great pollution infographic and wanted to share it with you so you can see some interesting facts about our world which is becoming more and more […]

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