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Posts tagged hunting

May 1, 2014

 

A side view of a silver and black archer fish

The Archerfish: Nature’s Squirt Gun

Your old Super Soaker was pretty cool, but it didn't have precision like this.

December 6, 2013

 

Hiking trail signs with exercise instructions.

Another Reason To Exercise

Physical activity is a biological norm. When we don't exercise, we actually cause harm to our bodies.

June 20, 2013

 

leafcutter ant crawling next to a leaf

The First Farmers

Farming has been a useful tool for a long long time, and not just for humans!

August 8, 2011

 

bird of prey about to strike

Fast Food Signs For Birds Of Prey

What if you're a bird of prey, looking down on miles of grassland or desert, trying to spot a meal that's only an inch or two long?

January 7, 2009

 

Coyote in the wilderness

Unlikely Hunting Partners

On the American plains, squirrels are the food of choice for both the coyote and the badger.

July 6, 2008

 

Sleeping cat on its back

Cat Nap

How is it that cats can sleep so much? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

May 22, 2006

 

assassin_bug

Assassin Bugs

Though most true bugs eat plant sap, some feed on animals. One such true bug is the assassin bug, which feeds on fellow insects.

March 24, 2005

 

Bald Eagles on the Rise

Bald eagles are not longer an endangered species. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2003

 

Rabbits Down Under

Learn how the rabbit population in Australia rose to six-hundred-million over the course of 100 years. "Rabbits Down Under" on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

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