Monthly Archives: January 2021
European Treefrog (Hyla arborea)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Barn Owl (Tyto alba)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Platypuses have been an evolutionary mystery for years as they contain an odd combination of traits found in mammals, birds, and reptiles. Recently, scientists have mapped the platypus genome, explaining some of its odd traits due to evolutionary ties.
Woodchuck or Groundhog (Marmota monax)Image from Wikimedia Commons
Image from Wikimedia Commons Depression is a serious mental illness experienced by 1 in 15 adults in the United States each year. Many medications researched over the past few decades have been the main working tools in fighting this terrible … Keep Reading
Gynandromorph of Common Blue (Polyommatus icarus)Image from Wikimedia Commons You may have seen an odd bird flying around your neighborhood or a strange butterfly sitting on a flower. The animal might have been two different colors split right down the … Keep Reading
East Africa has had a long standing tradition of producing world class long distance runners that dominate the biggest profile races in the world. If we take the results of the annual London Marathon alone, an East African runner, specifically … Keep Reading
Western European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.