Monthly Archives: December 2020
Pteranodon (Pteranodon longiceps)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Wooly Mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Bird-voiced Treefrog (Hyla avivoca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the Bird-voiced Treefrog
Northern Cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Did you know? The call of the Northern Cassowary could be considered one of the least bird-like calls of any bird. As heard in the video below, they make grunting and hissing sounds.
Hundreds of thousands of ribosomes exist in a singular cell. Ribosomes are the sites in the cell in which protein synthesis occurs while using instructions from mRNA. These proteins are formed from monomers called amino acids, which are linked together … Keep Reading
Caribou or Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.
Red-eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas)Image from Wikimedia Commons The frogs above are exhibiting a behavior called amplexus, in which a male amphibian grasps a female with his front legs as part of the mating process.
The unit of our textbook relating to photosynthesis and cellular respiration was one highly intriguing to me. It was like an applicable example of the processes of evolution of the organisms of our planet. Diving into the basic functions of … Keep Reading
Southern Takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Humans are unique, one of the intelligent creatures to walk the plant, the closest extant species, Chimpanzees, do not necessarily garner the resemblance we might expect. However, Humans, or specifically Homo Sapiens, despite being the only extant member of its … Keep Reading