Trivia question for Aug-30-2011

Posted on Aug 30, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-30-2011

Owls, foxes, coyotes, raccoons and bobcats will prey upon these guys. These small omnivores produce a variety of sounds, including clicks and chatters reminiscent of raccoons. A typical call is a very loud, plaintive bark. As adults, these mammals lead solitary lives, generally coming together only to mate.

Trivia question for Aug-29-2011

Posted on Aug 29, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-29-2011

These guys can soar at altitudes of up to 18,000-feet and can spot a carcass from a distance of several miles. These guys have the largest ‘wing area’ (not wing span) of any bird (nearly 6.5 sq. ft), allowing it to glide on rising air currents.

Trivia question for Aug-28-2011

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-28-2011

Workers carrying sections of leaf are protected by tiny workmates that ‘ride shotgun; on the leaf. Next to humans, these ants form the largest and most complex animal societies on Earth. In a few years, the central mound of their underground nests can grow to more than 98 ft across, with smaller, radiating mounds extending out to a radius of 260 ft, taking up 320 to 6,500 sq ft and containing eight million individuals.

Trivia question for Aug-27-2011

Posted on Aug 27, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-27-2011

These lizards are found mainly in the northern regions of Australia and southern New Guinea. The lizard inhabits humid climates such as those in the tropical savannah woodlands. The lizard is an arboreal lizard, meaning it spends a majority of its time in the trees.

Trivia question for Aug-26-2011

Posted on Aug 26, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-26-2011

Adults have a diverse repertoire of vocalizations. There are vocalizations for contact, reassurance, appeasement, solicitation, ambivalence, aggression and defense. Vocalizations are often combined into sequences. Contact calls may provide social functions. They sit around and chatter at each other, signifying to those around that they matter, in a way, to the individual “speaking”.

Trivia question for Aug-25-2011

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-25-2011

These guys are most commonly sighted near forest streams and human habitation. A nocturnal creature, it shelters during the day in a mesh of twigs on a tree branch, a tree hole, or an old bird’s nest. It eats insects, spiders, lizards, bird’s eggs, chicks, and fruits.

Trivia question for Aug-24-2011

Posted on Aug 24, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-24-2011

These birds are a medium-sized heron found throughout a large part of the world, except in the coldest regions and Australasia (a region of Oceania: Australia, New Zealand, the island of New Guinea, and neighboring islands in the Pacific Ocean).

Trivia question for Aug-23-2011

Posted on Aug 23, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-23-2011

Like all crabs, these guys shed their shells as they grow. If they have lost legs or claws during their present growth cycle a new one will be present when they molt. If the large claw is lost, males will develop one on the opposite side after their next molt.

Trivia question for Aug-22-2011

Posted on Aug 22, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-22-2011

Common snappers may lie beneath a muddy bottom with only the head exposed, stretching their long necks to the surface for an occasional breath (note that their nostrils are positioned on the very tip of the snout, effectively functioning as snorkels).

Trivia question for Aug-21-2011

Posted on Aug 21, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-21-2011

They also consume a great variety of shrubs and trees. They are a favorite prey item for Asiatic lions. They also can be taken by crocodiles, mostly the sympatric mugger crocodiles. Leopards and dholes will take young or sickly deer.

Trivia question for Aug-20-2011

Posted on Aug 20, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-20-2011

Although these animals are not classified as endangered, they are threatened by habitat destruction and poaching. The world population is estimated at 10,000–20,000. Conservation work in the Congo includes the continuing study of their behavior and lifestyle.

Trivia question for Aug-19-2011

Posted on Aug 20, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-19-2011

They are generally insectivores. They forage for meals by thrusting their snouts into loose soil and leaf litter and frantically digging in erratic patterns, stopping occasionally to dig up grubs, beetles, ants, termites, and worms, which their sensitive noses can detect through 8 inches of soil.

Trivia question for Aug-18-2011

Posted on Aug 18, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-18-2011

This species appears to prefer caves as roosting sites, but roosts in trees holes, buildings and bat boxes as well. The roosts in trees may be close to the ground. It hunts above woodland, often by day, and mostly for moths, gleaning insects from leaves and bark.

Trivia question for Aug-17-2011

Posted on Aug 17, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Aug-17-2011

They are the world’s longest snakes and longest reptile, but are not the most heavily built. Like all snakes of this species, they are nonvenomous constrictors and normally not considered dangerous to humans. Although large specimens are powerful enough to kill an adult human, attacks are only occasionally reported.

OMG “Inspiring Youth For Change” Summit Postponed

Posted on Aug 17, 2011 in Articles, OMG News
OMG “Inspiring Youth For Change” Summit Postponed

Join Special guests Ian Somerhalder, Sally Bethea, Dr. Michael Black from GSU, Captain Planet and the Planeteers, Brandon Sutton, and our very own OMG founders Olivia and Carter Ries for a fun filled event designed to get everyone motivated and involved.