Trivia question for Jul-08-2011

Posted on Jul 8, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-08-2011

In terms of physical appearance, these cats are perhaps the least cat-like of all the cats. It has a total length of 21 to 29 in, not including the 12 to 20 in tail, and weighs 7.7 to 20 lbs.

Trivia question for Jul-07-2011

Posted on Jul 7, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-07-2011

These guys live in grasslands of southern Africa. They seek habitats with plentiful supply of edible plants such as shrubs, but prefer foliage that is not so tall as to obstruct their sight lines. They live in open plains amongst other grass-eaters such as giraffes, zebras, and other antelopes.

Trivia question for Jul-06-2011

Posted on Jul 6, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-06-2011

The female of these birds rejects any egg that looks unlike the rest of her clutch. This is probably a defensive tactic against a Cuckoo that frequently lays its eggs in their nest.

SPEAK UP FOR OUR OCEANS

SPEAK UP FOR OUR OCEANS

The impacts of ocean acidification are already impairing waters off the West Coast of the United States; scientists have found corrosive waters all along the coast, from Canada to Mexico. Wild oysters in Washington have failed to reproduce for the past six years, due in large part to acidification. A survey found Puget Sound’s waters are in particular trouble.

Trivia question for Jul-05-2011

Posted on Jul 5, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-05-2011

Most chameleons are oviparous, but these Chameleon give birth to live offspring: 8 to 30 live young are born after a five to six month gestation. These chameleons live primarily on a diet of small insects. They are less territorial than most species of chameleons. Males will generally assert dominance over each other through color displays and posturing in an attempt to secure mating rights, but usually not to the point of physical fights

What To Do When Your Dog Just Has To Go?

What To Do When Your Dog Just Has To Go?

Oxo Biodegradable (OXO) plastic is polyolefin plastic to which has been added amounts of metal salts. These catalyze the natural degradation process to speed it up so that the OXO plastic will degrade resulting in micro-fragments of plastic and metals which will remain in the environment but will not be seen as a visual contaminant. The degradation process is shortened from hundreds of years to years and/or months for degradation and thereafter biodegradation depends on the micro-organisms in the environment.

Trivia question for Jul-04-2011

Posted on Jul 4, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-04-2011

This bat is a very large bat with a wing span of between 4-5 feet. It is nocturnal and feeds mainly on ripe fruits such as mangoes and bananas and nectar. This bat is gregarious and lives in colonies which can number a few hundred.

Trivia question for Jul-03-2011

Posted on Jul 3, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-03-2011

The bird has a generally subdued coloration, with fine linear patterns of black, grey and brown. Its remiges however have vividly-colored middle webs, which with wings fully spread show bright eyespots in red, yellow, and black.

Trivia question for Jul-02-2011

Posted on Jul 2, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-02-2011

These fish are found in brackish and marine waters of the Eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean Sea, the Baltic Sea, etc. The fish lives close to the surface and has a migratory pattern similar to that of the mackerel, arriving a short time before the latter to spawn.

Trivia question for Jul-01-2011

Posted on Jul 1, 2011 in Trivia
Trivia question for Jul-01-2011

The appearance of horns is a reliable method of identifying the sex of giraffes, with the females displaying tufts of hair on the top of the horns, whereas males’ horns are larger and tend to be bald on top

Trivia question for Jun-30-2011

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

Like many insect species, the pupae of these insects are eaten in some cultures. In Korea they are boiled and seasoned to make a popular snack food known as beondegi. In China street vendors sell their pupae roasted. Silkworms have also been proposed for cultivation by astronauts as space food on long-term missions.

Trivia question for Jun-29-2011

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

These guys produce a neurotoxin which can be released through its spines. Not only are the wounds themselves serious, but the neurotoxin can cause a sharp stinging pain that can last for hours, as well as nausea and vomiting.

Trivia question for Jun-28-2011

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

Though not a poisonous as some, this frog still produces toxins powerful enough to keep most animals from eating it.

Trivia question for Jun-27-2011

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

These are the only extant entirely carnivorous primates: they are primarily insectivorous, and catch insects by jumping at them. They are also known to prey on birds, snakes, lizards, and bats. As they jump from tree to tree, they can even catch birds in motion.

Trivia question for Jun-26-2011

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

These birds are a tropical member of the Pheasant family. They are thought to be ancestors of the domestic chicken with some hybridization with another type of its species. They were first raised in captivity at least several thousand years ago in Asia, and the domesticated form has been used all around the world as a very productive food source for both meat and eggs.