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A-Z Animals - Animal Facts, Information, Pictures, Videos, Resources and Links

A-Z Animals - Animal Facts, Information, Pictures, Videos, Resources and Links
For those people who try not to contribute to the devastating unregulated palm oil industry by avoiding foods and products that contain it, it can be very difficult (almost impossible) to indulge in sweet treats with a nice cup of coffee with friends, as most shop-bought baked goods contain either vegetable fat or oil with no indication of what they contain let alone whether or not any palm oil used is sustainable. This however, is no longer the case, thanks to a local Suffolk-based business called Jam Gourmet Doughnuts (JamGouDou). Their utterly delicious handmade doughnuts come in a variety of flavours from the classic glazed and fruity options, to the moreish smorz (chocolate with melted marshmallow) and are cooked using "a frying oil that is covered by Green Palm certificates, which supports the production of sustainable palm oil".

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Animals for Kids: Blue and Yellow Macaw Bird Back to Animals for Kids The Blue and Yellow Macaw is a type of Parrot with the scientific name Ara ararauna. It gets its nickname from its beautiful bright yellow and blue feathers. Typically the wings and tail are blue, while the under parts are yellow or golden. It also has a green forehead, a white face, and a black beak. Mother nature network These bizarre locations may seem like a series of elaborate movie sets, but they are real destinations that you might want to see for yourself. Photo: Greg Mote/Flickr The Wave, Arizona, U.S. Welcome, Homeschool Freebie of the Day! - Enrichment Studies Click to download The Joy of Motherhood Fine Art Pages Welcome to Enrichment Studies, where we love to make it easy for homeschool families to bring more music, art, and wonder into their lives! You are welcome to download our brand new Joy of Motherhood Fine Art Pages totally free by clicking the image to the left, and you can also get our free guide: How to use Fine Art Pages in Your Home right here.

Animal Facts Learn interesting facts about animals, a group of living organisms that includes amphibians, birds, fishes, invertebrates, mammals and reptiles. There are millions of species of animals alive today. The articles listed here provide facts about animals including their characteristics, classification and evolution. Select from the links below for facts about each animal group: Animal Most known animal phyla appeared in the fossil record as marine species during the Cambrian explosion, about 542 million years ago. Animals are divided into various sub-groups, some of which are: vertebrates (birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, fish); mollusks (clams, oysters, octopuses, squid, snails); arthropods (millipedes, centipedes, insects, spiders, scorpions, crabs, lobsters, shrimp); annelids (earthworms, leeches); sponges; and jellyfish. Etymology The word "animal" comes from the Latin word animalis, meaning "having breath".[1] In everyday colloquial usage the word incorrectly excludes humans—that is, "animal" is often used to refer only to non-human members of the kingdom Animalia.

Common krait Description[edit] The average length is 0.9 m (3.0 ft), but they can grow to 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in).[1] Males are longer, with proportionately longer tails. The head is flat and the neck hardly evident. The body is cylindrical, tapering towards the tail. Myrmedrome - A real ant colony simulator MYRMEDROME is an ant colony simulator which tries to imitate the ants’ life as well as possible without introducing artificial effects. The simulation is based on the fundamental principle that each ant is not enough intelligent to understand it lives in a complex community, nor it is able to organize tasks in its colony. Therefore, each ant lives and works following some simple rules interacting (unaware of it) with the others by chemical signals. These thousands of connections rise a self-organization of the whole colony, which leads an observer to believe that someone imposed some kind of strategy.

Audio Goodies for Little Ears! Hiya! Here are your “Audio Goodies for Little Ears” downloads. Your kids are gonna love these! You can listen to these audios online simply by clicking the links below. NetVet Veterinary Resources / Electronic Zoo Animal Species Text and Non-Netscape Browsers, [Start Here] Select a Species from the Pick List, the Image Map above, or the Menu below. Return to:

List of animal names Many animals, particularly domesticated, have been given specific names for males, females, young, and groups. The best known source of many of the bizarre words used for collective groupings of animals is The Book of Saint Albans, an essay on hunting published in 1486 and attributed to Dame Juliana Berners.[1] Most terms used here may be found in common dictionaries and general information web sites.[2][3][4] Generic terms[edit] Terms by species or taxon[edit] See also[edit]

India's feared snake no. 1 - the Krait The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling features the well-known story ofRikki-Tikki-Tavi, where a krait threatens a boy but is defeated by a mongoose. The story takes place in India, where kraits (Bungarus spp.) are common. The common krait, Bungarus caeruleus is a relatively small (3 foot) venomous snake and one of the most venomous snakes in India. Kraits have colors ranging from black to grey with white stripes that are more prominent on the lower part of the body. Kraits can be found in a number of habitats. As their preferred food source is rodents, they tend to occupy places where rodents are found, such as rat holes, old houses, and semi-aquatic environments. Deep Time : A History of the Earth - Interactive Infographic Life on the planet started astonishingly early. The first living organisms, in the current model of evolution, are thought to be Prokaryotes1. The oldest known fossilised prokaryotes have been dated to approximately 3.5 billion years ago, only 1 billion years after the formation of the Earth's crust. Eukaryotes2 are more advanced organisms with complex cell structures, each of which contains a nucleus. Although incredibly hard to determine their origin, they are thought to have developed 1.6–2.1 billion years ago, although some research2 suggests eukaryotes being present even earlier than this. Around 1.1 billion years ago multicellular3 organisms are thought to have started to develop, most likely similar in form to plants such as green algae. 200 million years later true multicellularity had also evolved in animals similar in nature to today's sponges, which are organisms which can reassemble themselves.

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