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Posts tagged amphibians

November 22, 2013

 

A bee clings to a twig with it's mouth, and appears to be resting.

Do Bugs Sleep?

Sorry BUGS, your brain isn't equipped for REM sleep, or any sleep for that matter.

August 23, 2012

 

Female Anthias fish

Sex Changes In Nature: Yes, It Does Happen!

Females can activate their testes and deactivate their ovaries.

November 19, 2007

 

Southern Copperhead In Aquarium

Poisonous Snakes

Did you know that most so-called poisonous snakes aren't poisonous at all, but actually venomous?

April 28, 2005

 

Growing and Growing and Growing and…

Can animals grow infinitely big in the right conditions? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 15, 2004

 

Acanthostega

Learn about the acanthostega on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Do Bugs Sleep?

Almost all mammals, in fact, have REM sleep; birds do too, although only in the early parts of their lives. It seems that sleep and REM are required by a particularly complex kind of brain.

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