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The Underwater Photosynthesizer: The Leaf Sheep Sea Slug’s Quest for Survival

The leaf sheep sea slug, also known as Costasiella kuroshimae, is a fascinating and unique creature that lives in the ocean. Unlike other marine animals that rely on hunting or scavenging for food, this sea slug has a secret weapon that allows it to survive in environments where food is scarce: the ability to photosynthesize. […]

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The Fungus That Can Control the Minds of Ants

Imagine a fungus that can infect an ant, take control of its behavior, and ultimately kill it. This might sound like a science fiction story, but it is actually a real phenomenon that occurs in nature. The fungus in question is called Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, and it specifically infects and kills ants. The fungus infects the […]

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Unearthing the Value of Woodlice in a Healthy Ecosystem

Oniscidae, also known as woodlice or roly-poly bugs, are a family of terrestrial crustaceans that belong to the order Isopoda. They are commonly found in damp environments, such as leaf litter and rotting wood, and are known for their ability to roll into a tight ball as a defense mechanism. These crustaceans have a wide […]

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Green Globe Trotters: The Many Ways Plants Disperse Their Seeds

Plants are the masters of survival and reproduction, and they have developed some truly ingenious ways of dispersing their seeds in order to thrive and spread across the land. From fluffy seeds that float on the wind to explosive capsules that shoot seeds far and wide, there are countless strategies that plants use to ensure […]

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HOW CAN YOU HELP PREVENT THE DISAPPEARANCE OF FIREFLIES

The disappearance of fireflies is thought to be caused by human habitat destruction, increasing light pollution from construction, and increased traffic. However, there are a few things you can do to support the resurgence of fireflies in your region. Since scientists have just recently started researching firefly populations and the available information is still unclear, […]

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Best 25 Photos Of The 2022 Storm Photos Of The Year Competition

The second annual Storm Photos of the Year competition has announced its winners for 2022. Affectionately called “The Stormys”, the competition is organized by seasoned storm/landscape photographer Mike Olbinski. The well-known photographer created this annual competition as a means to provide more recognition to the dedication of both professional and amateur storm photographers. Storm photography […]

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