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The Notorious Black Widow Spiders

The Black Widow Spiders

The Black widow spiders are much feared because of their venom: a scary 15 times stronger than a rattlesnake! These notorious creatures are identified by a colored, hourglass-shaped mark on their abdomens. Found in temperate regions around the world, if bites a human, can cause muscle aches, nausea, and a paralysis of the diaphragm. It’s bites can be deadly for

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Polar Bears Are Great Swimmers

Polar Bears in the Arctic

Polar bears dwell in the Arctic ice and swim in the coastal waters of that region. They use their large front paws to swim great distances and some of them have been seen swimming hundreds of miles away from the land. Through their thick coat of insulated fur covered with a warming layer of fat, polar bears survive in the

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Gray Wolf Interesting Facts

Gray Wolf Interesting Facts

Wolves communicate through their spine-tingling howl. This they use to attract the attention of their pack or they may send messages to other packs. But sometimes they howl to confront like domestic dogs and of course they are members of the dog family. Gray wolves have an interesting adversarial history with humans although they almost never attack them. Read Here:

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Bumblebees are Going Extinct

Bumblebees are Going Extinct

Bumblebees are the most important pollinators in nature. They spread, pollinate and fertilize many types of wild flora, as well as some of our very crucial agricultural crops like tomatoes. Sadly, their numbers are decreasing and they are going extinct. New research has found that you have a 50 percent less likely chance to see a bumblebee in any given

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WEIRD FLOWER: HOOKER’S LIPS

One doesn’t need to be extra smart to guess how this plant got its name. You can call it the Hooker’s Lips Plant but its scientific name is Psychotria elata. The bright red lips-like you see in the picture are not petals of a flower but only the bracts. These bracts remain in this lips-like state for a few days

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