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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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  • False Killer Whale Facts   First of all, despite their common name, as a member of the blackfish group, the remarkable False Killer Whale isn’t a whale at all. This […]

    False Killer Whale

    False Killer Whale Facts   First of all, despite their common name, as a member of the blackfish group, the remarkable False Killer Whale isn’t a whale at all. This […]

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  •   North Pacific Giant Octopus Facts   The North Pacific Giant Octopus merits its name, since its size makes it the largest known species of octopus. In addition, no other […]

    North Pacific Giant Octopus

      North Pacific Giant Octopus Facts   The North Pacific Giant Octopus merits its name, since its size makes it the largest known species of octopus. In addition, no other […]

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  • Dragon Moray Eel Facts   The Dragon Moray Eel stands out for its incredibly colored body and remains one of the most colorful of all known species of eel. Many […]

    Dragon Moray Eel

    Dragon Moray Eel Facts   The Dragon Moray Eel stands out for its incredibly colored body and remains one of the most colorful of all known species of eel. Many […]

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  •   The Black Banded Sea Krait, Laticauda semifasciata or Chinese sea snake, is a dangerous species of sea snake. Fortunately, they are typically timid in nature, unless under real threat. […]

    Black Banded Sea Krait

      The Black Banded Sea Krait, Laticauda semifasciata or Chinese sea snake, is a dangerous species of sea snake. Fortunately, they are typically timid in nature, unless under real threat. […]

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  •   The Phyllodesmium acanthorhinum is a newly discovered species of sea slug. The species is so new to science that it does not yet even possess a common name. In fact, this […]

    Phyllodesmium Acanthorhinum

      The Phyllodesmium acanthorhinum is a newly discovered species of sea slug. The species is so new to science that it does not yet even possess a common name. In fact, this […]

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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 Sea Pig is the common name of a genus of deep sea holothurian echinoderms which obviously resemble a pig. However, not all species bear this resemblance. Members of this […]

    Sea Pig

      The Sea Pig is the common name of a genus of deep sea holothurian echinoderms which obviously resemble a pig. However, not all species bear this resemblance. Members of this […]

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  •   The Flower Hat Jellfish is a highly colorful species of jellyfish which is principally native to a small area in the Western Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of […]

    Flower Hat Jellyfish

      The Flower Hat Jellfish is a highly colorful species of jellyfish which is principally native to a small area in the Western Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of […]

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  •   The Pellucid Hawk Moth, Cephonodes hylas, or Coffee clearwing, is a moderately large species of moth. It is also a beautiful cross between a cicada, a moth, and a glasswinged butterfly. […]

    Pellucid Hawk Moth

      The Pellucid Hawk Moth, Cephonodes hylas, or Coffee clearwing, is a moderately large species of moth. It is also a beautiful cross between a cicada, a moth, and a glasswinged butterfly. […]

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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  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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