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Why Do Animals Become Extinct?

When we talk about animal extinction, most people think about the extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs. Still, there have been many similar events throughout history, some even more catastrophic. The three main reasons animals become extinct are meteor and comet strikes, climate change, and habitat loss. All of us must play our part …

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Why Do Animals Migrate?

Each species has its own migration story, from the smallest butterfly to giant marine mammals. Why do animals migrate hundreds or even thousands of miles? Every year millions of animals across thousands of species travel enormous distances searching for breeding grounds, a plentiful supply of food, or warmer weather. However, forced migrations due to drought, …

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6 Animals That Don’t Sunburn And The Reasons Why

The sun is a powerful force, and it can do some severe damage to our skin. It’s one reason sunscreen is so prevalent in the summer months; we’re all trying to protect ourselves from the sun’s damaging rays. However, animals don’t use sunscreen – they have their unique strategies for protection. Animals protect themselves from …

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Coniferous Wildlife Of North America

Not to be confused with the meat-eating carnivorous kind of animal, coniferous wildlife can be found among forests of pine, fir, spruce, and other cone-bearing trees and shrubs. Bats, deer, rabbits, foxes, and squirrels are some mammals found in coniferous forests. The American kestrel and goshawk can be found in the canopies, along with crossbills …

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Four Main Feeding Mechanisms Of Animals

The most important daily activity animals undergo to stay alive is gathering food. Food represents the fuel organisms use to move, respiration, reproduction, and growth. There is a wide range of techniques that animals use to get food, and I wanted to write this article on the four main feeding mechanisms that animals use. Please …

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How To Attract Wildlife To Your Pond

If you want to attract wildlife to your garden, one of the most important things you can do is introduce water. Not only do ponds look great, but they also attract more wildlife than anything else you can plant in your garden. Water can attract many insects to your garden, including dragonflies, pond skaters, bees, …

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