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Posts tagged plants and animals

April 16, 2006

 

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Mistletoe Bird

Some plants disperse their seeds via a process called zoochory, meaning they've evolved various ways to hitch rides with animals.

April 16, 2006

 

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Zoochory

Just as animals are often driven to great lengths, to propagate their species, plants too are driven to reproduce.

September 27, 2003

 

Invasive Species and Parasites

Why do invasive species adapt so well to their new environments? Find out on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Are Humans and Fungi Distant Cousins?

The third kingdom contains all organisms whose cells have a nucleus, including plants, animals, algae, and even fungi. So evolutionarily speaking, humans and fungi are cousins.

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