The Ant lift a paving slab or turn over a large stone in the garden, and the chances are that you will find a colony of black garden ants.

The Black Garden Ant

The Black Garden Ant lift a paving slab or turn over a large stone in the garden, and the chances are that you will find a colony of black garden ants. This species takes...
Lucuma “Gold of the Incas” is common in Peru mostly use in ice cream flavor and even trumping vanilla and chocolate is a super healthy fruit.

Lucuma – A Super Food You Should Know About It

Lucuma is pronounced (loo-koo-mah) and is also known as the “Gold of the Incas” and is so common in Peru. This fruit is mostly used in ice cream flavor and even trumping vanilla and...
The most characteristic primrose color is yellow, but they're are many other colors available.

Primrose Path is Colorful Way to Lead a Visitor to Your Door

I am not sure why Shakespeare had his Primrose Path lead to “dalliance”. But a primrose path is certainly a colorful way to lead a visitor to your door. The most characteristic primrose color...
The housefly is unpopular since it deposits dangerous germs on food. The cockchafer and its larvae do great damage to plants.

The Relationship between Insects and Man

The relationship between Insects and Man is one of wariness a strange situation. There are as many benefits to be gained from insects as there are discomforts. It is conventional to classify insects as...
Ground Hornbill is entirely carnivorous; prefer to eat reptiles (including tortoises), frogs, snails, lizards, rodents, snakes, mealworms, insects; also mammals up to the size of a hare.

Ground Hornbill “Bucorvus leadbeateri”

Description Ground Hornbill is easily recognized birds that are classified as amongst the ‘big six’ avian species of Southern Africa. They are entirely carnivorous and are therefore indicators of a constant supply of a wide...

Survival on the Coastal Cliffs

A Coastal Cliffs face provides a rare opportunity to see the rocks that lie beneath the springy seaside turf. As the sea eats relentlessly into the land of a cross-section of the landscape is...
The bird is a member of the G. fortis species, one of two species that interbred to give rise to the Big Bird lineage. See story NNBIRD. Researchers used a scan electron microscope to find where bacterial cells and particles attach to a flies body. See story NNFLY. New species can develop in as little as two generations and the findings would have left Charles Darwin excited , researchers revealed. Scientists say the arrival 36 years ago of a strange bird to a remote island in the Galapagos provides direct genetic evidence of their claims. The newcomer, which belonged to one species, mated with a member of another species on the small island of Daphne Major in the Pacific Ocean. This produced a new species, known as the “Big Birds”, that now consists of roughly 30 birds, according to researchers from Princeton University and Uppsala University in Finland. The study, published in the journal Science, followed work carried out over the last four decades on Darwin’s finches in the Galapagos Islands. Rosemary Grant, senior biologist at Princeton in the US, said: "Through our work on Daphne Major, we were able to observe the pairing up of two birds from different species and then follow what happened to see how speciation occurred." The newcomer, a male with an unusual song which was larger in size than the three resident species on the island, was spotted in 1981. Peter Grant, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology at Princeton, said: "He was so different from the other birds that we knew he did not hatch from an egg on Daphne Major.” The researchers took a blood sample and released the bird, which later bred with a resident medium ground finch of the species Geospiz fortis, starting a new lineage.

Big Galápagos Birds Can Develop in as Little as Two Generations

As we all know, nature is the storehouse of wonders, and numerous events are happening around us which are astonishingly implausible. Till now, modern science thought that evolution is a process that happens over...
Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Top 10 Most Melodious Songbirds in the World

Common Nightingale We would rank the common nightingale song as the world’s most pleasant and melodic bird song. The common nightingale (Luscinia megarhynchos) song is described in numerous books & operas, poems, and movies....
The dusky lory (Pseudeos fuscata) is a species of parrot, it is short tailed just 25cm long, and has mainly brown and whitish back and rumps.

Eye-Catching Dusky Lory Parrot

An eye-catching parrot “The dusky lory” (Pseudeos fuscata) is a species of parrot in the family Psittaculidae. Alternative common names are the white-rumped lory or the dusky-orange lory. This beautiful parrot is short-tailed just...
The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit”

The Black Sapote – Chocolate Pudding Fruit

The Black Sapote “Diospyros nigra” is a species of persimmon in the family Ebenaceae. It is also called “chocolate pudding fruit” and black snap apple. Black Sapote is a tropical fruit mostly grown in...
Costasiella kuroshimae (also referred to as “leaf sheep” and “Shaun the sheep”) is a species of sacoglossan sea slug who's beady eyes and flat face make it just look like an attractive cartoon sheep.

Costasiella kuroshimae – Adorable Sea Slugs Look like Green Algae

If you thought that sea bunnies were so cute that you’ve to change your thoughts. Here’s a chance to one more underwater treasure that will make you automatically say “aww!". Costasiella kuroshimae  (also referred to...
Gloriosa superba is an important medicinal plant of Asia and Africa.

Gloriosa Superba – A Precious Medicinal Plant

Gloriosa superba is an important medicinal plant of Asia and Africa. It is used in diseases and is in high demand in pharma industries as this is a source of colchicines and colchicocides, which...
Allium giganteum “giant garlic” i summer sends up long stalks of 4 feet tall topped with 5 inch balls round, made up of tiny purple flowers.

The Allium – Most Graceful Ornamental Flower

If you have ever seen chives blooming you may have been surprised to find that the plant is as ornamental as it is useful in the kitchen. Most gardeners do not realize that many...

Know the Difference Between Turnips and Rutabagas

Description Do you know, what is the Difference Between Turnips and Rutabagas? There is nothing in the garden quite as unromantic as a turnip unless perhaps it’s rutabaga. It is strongly flavored, good storing root...

Tawny Mining Bee “Andrena fulva”

BODY LENGTH The Female length is about 0.39–0.55 in (10–14 mm). However, the Male length is about 0.39–0.55 in. (10–14 mm) FOOD PLANTS Tawny Mining Bee food is a wide range of plants including weeds, garden plants,...

Grow Begonia with their Own Special Virtues

There are several types of Begonia you can grow indoors. All of them are very different from one another in the way they look and grow, and all with their own special virtues. The...

1500 Years Old Angel Oak Tree in South Carolina

The Angel Oak Tree is a Southern live oak located in Angel Oak Park on John's Island near Charleston, South Carolina. The exact date is missing, but it is believed the Angel Oak Tree...

Rufous-necked Hornbill – Gorgeous Bird of South Asia

Rufous-necked Hornbill (Aceros nipalensis) is a beautiful species of hornbill in the northeastern Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Rufous-necked hornbill numbers had declined significantly due to habitat loss and hunting, and it has been...

Ficus – The Most Popular House Plant

One of the most popular houseplants is the weeping fig, also called Ficus benjamina”, normally just called “ficus”. Though related to the edible fig, it does not bear fruit, but it makes a beautiful...
The Blue whistling thrush is famous for its loud human-like whistling song in the early morning and evening.

Blue whistling thrush (Myophonus caeruleus)

Description The Blue whistling thrush is famous for its loud human-like whistling song in the early morning and evening. It is mostly found in the mountains of South Asia, Central Asia, China, and Southeast Asia....

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