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.

Everyone in the whole world has at least once in their life came across mosquitos. They are small insects that bite and feed on the blood of humans or other animals. They have a slender segmented body with a pair of wings, a pair of halteres, six hair-like legs and elongated mouthparts. These creatures have been around for millions of years and there are more than 3000 different species of mosquitoes as of today. They are the deadliest animals to humans with more than a million deaths every year, according to CNET. Although these insects are universally hated, there are…

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Bengal tiger, also known as the Royal Bengal tiger or Indian tiger, is one of the eight subspecies of tiger primarily found in the Indian subcontinent. Fossils older than two million years have been discovered, and it states tigers have been on earth for a long time. The Bengal tiger is considered to be the second-largest tiger in the world.  The strong physique and various sensory abilities are some interesting facts about Bengal tigers. These solitary, loving mammals are always attentive and serious about their territory. Bengal Tiger Panthera tigris is the scientific name for the Bengal tiger. They are…

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Have you ever heard about the existence of the white lion? If not, then you are in for a big surprise. White lions do exist. White Lions are the lions that have a true white color. There are many facts about White lions we will discover. The white lions are not albinos, as the white coloration is due to some color mutations, a rare gene mutation. Similar to the white peacocks as they are the result of sex-linked mutation. White Lion The white lion is not subspecies of lion. White lion belongs to this particular subspecies of lion, Panthera leo Kruger, known…

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Red-tailed Hawk a bird of prey or raptor primarily found in North American regions. A raptor is a species of bird that preys on animals which are large in comparison to the hunter. The red-tailed hawk is probably the most common hawk in North America. It is generally brown and has a red tail. These birds have long, broad wings and short, wide tails with a reddish-brown colour. Red-tailed hawks are top hunters and they hunt from perches or the air. It likes to have high areas to perch and search for prey like trees or telephone poles. You can…

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