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Posts tagged symbiosis

March 15, 2017

 

Two figs cut in half. There is a small indentation in each visible fig center. The figs' insides are magenta-pink with a white layer surrounding them.

Delicious Wasp Tombs

Figs seem simple, but they're much more complicated than they appear.

July 25, 2016

 

3 cleaner wrasse cleaning a potato cod

Cleaner Fish

For years, scientists have been trying to figure out the nature of the relationship between cleaner fish and their clients.

January 14, 2009

 

Wasp eating a caterpillar

The Conversation of Wasps and Roses

Rose bushes and other plants have a time honored method of communicating with yellow jackets and other wasps.

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 16, 2006

 

lichen

What’s Not to Like About a Lichen

Did you know that lichens are super sensitive to air pollution, and so they help indicate pollution problems to scientists?

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