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What is coral bleaching and how it happens?

Coral bleaching is one of the greatest problems that corals are facing. It is a result of increasing ocean temperatures due to global warming.

Most interesting animal eggs in nature

A collection of most interesting eggs from fishes, birds, reptiles, mammals, insects molluscs, arachnids and crustaceans.

Infographic Guide to skeletons

Infographic showing the skeletons to body size of few animals.

Common pet diseases and how to prevent them

We love our pets so much that if their health starts to decline, it can be devastating. Learn what you can do to prevent diseases to ensure your pet lives long and happy life.

Everything you need to know about ivory poaching

A ban was imposed in 1989 banning the international trade in ivory to reverse a rapid decline in the population of African elephants. But to no avail. Illegal hunting and killing of elephants remains a sad reality in Africa despite the ban.

The chemistry of milk

In milk, proteins cluster together to form structures called micelles. They grow from small clusters of calcium phosphate, which held the proteins together. The micelles are on average about 150 nanometres in diameter, and are able to scatter light that hits them. This scattering gives the milk its white colour.

How to build a human

Infographic showing human development from fertilization to birth.

Brachiosaurus, the arm lizard

Longer fore legs offers Brachiosaurus a passive advantage in reaching up into the tree canopy to feed as the neck is always arched upwards.‭ ‬Since the skeleton and vertebrae would be angled in such a way,‭ ‬Brachiosaurus would not need extra powerful muscles to lift the head and neck all the way up,‭ ‬reducing the effort to feed in such a specialised way.

Bat-roost? To curb malaria!

110 years ago, one man set out to rid Texas of Malaria - with the help of what was then a very unlikely source......

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Giraffe Weevil

The giraffe weevil (Trachelophorus giraffa) is a weevil endemic to Madagascar. It gets the name from an extended neck much like that of the common giraffe. The giraffe weevil is sexually dimorphic, with the neck of the male typically being 2 to 3 times the...

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