Natural History
epub |eng | 2020-03-02 | Author:David Williams

A canyon deer mouse’s fur color varies depending upon environment, ranging from black in lava-rich areas to gray in granitic regions to reddish in canyon country. In southeast Utah, canyon ...
( Category: Reference May 9,2020 )
azw3 |eng | 1999-09-30 | Author:Janisse Ray [Ray, Janisse]

Clay McDonald was almost of legal age. How could I, a girl, stop him from brutalizing an animal? The taste of the turtle’s blood was in my mouth or I ...
( Category: Ecology April 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-04-21 | Author:Laurence C. Smith [C. Smith, Laurence]

Rivers in China and Southeast Asia are being engineered at a massive scale. Highlighted here are China’s South-to-North Water Diversion Project (with east, central, and western routes), shunting water from ...
( Category: Historic April 21,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dan White

Robin Bliss-Wagner gave me a precise and elegant blueprint for building a debris shelter. When I call this thing a “shelter,” I am being too kind. Really, it was just ...
( Category: Natural History April 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-14 | Author:Mark P. Witton;

Cretoxyrhina and Pteranodon (Cretaceous) WE TEND TO PORTRAY THE MESOZOIC ERA AS THE TIME OF GREAT sea reptiles—ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, mosasaurs, and so on. While there is little doubt that these ...
( Category: Paleozoology March 30,2020 )
epub |eng | 2020-03-24 | Author:Stefano Mancuso [Mancuso, Stefano]

. 4 . TIME TRAVELERS type species Date Palm – domain Eukaryota – kingdom Plantae division Magnoliophyta – class Liliopsida – sub-class Arecidae order Arecales – family Arecaceae – subfamily ...
( Category: Natural History March 27,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Richard J. King

Since these cormorants were nesting in the Florida Keys, we know they belong to what wildlife managers now call the Southern population of double-crested cormorants, a subspecies (P. auritus floridanus). ...
( Category: Birdwatching March 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 1990-08-01 | Author:Barry Lopez [Lopez, Barry]

1954 A storm came this year, against which all other storms were to be measured, on a Saturday in October, a balmy afternoon. Men in the woods cutting firewood for ...
( Category: Natural History March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-21 | Author:Blackburn, Lyle [Blackburn, Lyle]

Sheriff Truesdale with the “haunted” ax (photo courtesy of Lee County Observer ) An even stranger legend is that of the Bishopville Giant. This being was said to have stalked ...
( Category: Unexplained Mysteries March 23,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Michael Tennesen

11 PREDATORS WILL SCRAMBLE OVER THE LAST 600 million years, during most of the extinction events, predators were the last to go. During the Cretaceous extinction, which knocked out the ...
( Category: Natural History March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Simon, Richard B.

ACTIVITIES AND EXERCISES FOR TEACHING THRESHOLD 8 TRADING ON THE STOCK MARKET * * * Martin Anderson Threshold Related to the Activity: Threshold 8 Category of Activity: Learning activity Objective: ...
( Category: Social Studies March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-30 | Author:Sylvain Tesson [Tesson, Sylvain]

APRIL 14 The winter just won’t quit. Last night: 5° F. No sign of a thaw. Snowflakes fall from dawn to dusk, making a silky rustling. I spend the day ...
( Category: Natural History March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2019-03-21 | Author:Tim Robinson

THE ROBINSON ERA In the aftermath of the Famine the ruined communities of the Martin estate, quarrelled over by their rivalrous spiritual leaders and deserted by the last representatives of ...
( Category: Natural History March 22,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-21 | Author:Jane Worroll

Collecting wild food and cooking on an open fire develops fine motor skills, encourages good hygiene and raises awareness of nutrition. It is a truly ancient activity that links us ...
( Category: Butterflies March 21,2020 )
epub |eng | 2018-03-14 | Author:Cowles, Jillian.

The male pholcid spider (Physocyclus) has tiny ridges on his chelicerae. During courtship, he rubs these ridges with a hardened area of his pedipalp, thus stridulating and so signaling to ...
( Category: Entomology March 20,2020 )