Author: Stacy

Stacy holds a Masters's degree from the Indiana University Bloomington in Applied Ecology, and a Bachelor's Degree in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is an owner of a content development firm specializing in the development of science-related content. Previously, she worked as a research scientist and college professor.

German shepherds are noble associates and family protectors if provided with proper training and accustomed to socialization. They are perfect for an active household environment. German Shepherd is friendly, playful, aloof, and anxious. They are known as good hiking companions, cold weather tolerant, apartment-friendly, and easy to train. They are considered as of the smartest dog breeds in the world. The discernment and elegance in their behavior are some of the amazing facts about German Shepherds. German Shepherd German Shepherd’s standard height is 60-65 cm at withers for males and 55-60 cm for females, and they are 55-65 cm long.…

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Peacocks are one of the most beautiful creatures on earth. The presence of huge tails and distinctive patterns on feathers makes them more fascinating. Peacocks also have a very distinct eye pattern. “Peacock” is a general term that refers to birds of both sexes. Technically, peacocks refer to male birds, and peahens refer to female birds; collectively, they are called peafowls. Peahen’s crest works as a sensor that helps them evaluate the features of the peacock. Peacock can fight with cobra and prey on them. Before moving to the facts about peacocks, here is some information on this beautiful creature.…

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Bees are important because they produce honey, pollinate crops, and serve as an example for roboticists who want to imitate their swarm intelligence.  Honey produced by bees is considered to be beneficial for many health-related problems. The darker honey represents the best quality full of essential nutrients. These hard-working and dedicated creatures work till death. There are many facts about bees that will amaze you. Bees Archaeologists in the Middle East have discovered traces of beekeeping dating back at least 3000 years, confirming the Bible’s portrayal of Israel as “a land flowing with milk and honey.” Bees belong to the…

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Starfish doesn’t seem to love any freshwater environment, which is quite odd in marine creatures. As mentioned in the name “Sea Stars,” they are found around the sea and seashore to feed their prey. Also known as Sea Stars, let’s dig deeper into the interesting facts about starfish. Starfish Starfish is a star-shaped marine fish belonging to the phylum Echinodermata. Echinoderms first got traced in the fossil record in the Cambrian. There are about 2500 species of starfish all around the world. Most species are bright in color, like red, orange, blue, grey, or brown. Some species of starfish can…

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Otters are carnivorous mammals. Sea otters are the largest member of the weasel family, yet the smallest in North America. Otters can live on both lands and in water. They have webbed feet for swimming, dense fur for warmth, and can close ears and nose underwater. There are many facts about otters that will amaze you, before that let’s get to the introduction.  Otters  Otters are mammals that belong to the subfamily Lutrinae and primarily belong to the Mustelidae family. Otters are mostly marine animals. Thirteen species of otters are there in the world. They are aquatic or oceanic, and…

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Palomino horses have their status and specialty compared to other breeds. They have distinct colors, due to which they get to stand out among other breeds. There are many facts about palomino horses and their lifestyle. Palomino horses were considered loyal and disciplined and multi-tasking too. They are known for their color and adaptability, flexibility, and stability, which won the heart of people around the globe.  Some people say they are originated from the desert and believe that the palomino horses might have evolved the golden color for survival against the predators in the desert. Palomino Horses Palomino horses are…

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Over the millions of years, snakes have been slinking around Earth, resisting all the changes and adapting. Belonging to the reptile’s family, Snakes are amniotes vertebrates and ectothermic.  Before moving to facts about snakes, let’s have a look at some introduction and characteristics. The sensor lies on the roof of its mouth. It also flickers its tongue to collect chemicals from the air or ground. Snakes Snakes are carnivorous that rely on other animals as prey for feeding. There are almost 3000 species of snakes found in the world. It belongs to the family of Elapidae, having the scientific name…

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Stephan Hawking is a strong-willed and brilliant personality whose life itself is the open-source of motivation and inspiration. Popularly known as the greatest theoretical physicists of the modern age. The degrading health condition which couldn’t take away his passion and intellectual are some astounding facts about Stephen Hawking. Stephan Hawking Stephen William Hawking was born on January 8, 1942, in Oxford, England. He was a theoretical physicist and cosmologist. He was born into a family of doctors. Education was always his and his parent’s priority. He started his education journey at University College Oxford in 1959. Hawking was also an…

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The Siberian Tiger, also known as the Amur Tiger, is the world’s largest wild cat. This tiger’s population is largely unfragmented, concentrated mostly in the Russian Far East birch forests. The facts about Siberian tigers consist of their population, diet, and behavior. In the 1940s, the Siberian Tigers were on the brink of extinction, but the number continued to increase over the decades after restoration and reproduction efforts, and more than 6,000 additional tigers are predicted by 2022. Siberian Tiger The Siberian tiger’s scientific name is Panthera tigris altaica. In Ancient Greek, the word ‘tigris’ means tiger. However, the Greeks…

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Opossums and possums are different where the names may sound similar. Possums are tree-living marsupial species native to the Indonesian islands of New Guinea, Sulawesi, and Australia. Opossums are regarded as the descendants of one of the oldest families of mammals. They trace the evolution back to more than 65 million years ago when dinosaurs existed. Opossums are one of the quickest and intelligent mammals of all. There are many surprising facts about opossums that we are unaware of.   Opossums The scientific name of an opossum is Phalangeriformes and falls under the order Didelphimorphia. Many people think they are dirty,…

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