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Posts tagged natural habitat

May 23, 2013

 

Knapweed in country landscape

Invasion Of The Knapweed

Foreign, invasive plants take over the new neighborhood, often choking out native plants. What's with these bullies? Are they just tougher than everyone else?

April 16, 2006

 

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Snake Mimicry

Could you tell a coral snake from the similar looking, but non-poisonous scarlet king snake?

September 27, 2003

 

Cheating Cheetahs

This is known as a genetic bottleneck, and it meant that the remaining cheetahs were forced to breed with their relatives.

September 27, 2003

 

Hoofing It

In the wild, unshod hooves grow downwards approximately two-tenths of an inch per month. A wild horse’s natural daily activities, however, wear away the hoof at roughly the same rate, maintaining the proper balance between hoof wall and sole.

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