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    Meet the species: Little Egrets

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    Discus Breeding 101

    A gentle giant, the intricately patterned discus has been bred into a variety of colours, stains and patterns. In recent yea…

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    The Evolution of Eggs: PT. 2

    Egg Designs – Part Two. Last month, we discussed the arrival of the first amphibians and the story of how they conquered the…

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The Evolution of Eggs: PT. 2

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Egg Designs – Part Two. Last month, we discussed the arrival of the first amphibians and the story of how they conquered the evolutionary hurdle of beginning to breed on land. This signalled a major step towards life as we know it today. This cataclysmic event resulted in huge levels …

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Climate change: 1,000,000 Species to become Extinct

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In the entirety of our world’s existence, several cataclysmic events have scorched the earth. Purging the majority of living beings from existence. Many now believe that we are upon the eve of such an event.  Our oil-filled, smog bellowing machines and factories are destroying the natural world, our world. Never …

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The Evolution of Eggs. Pt. 1

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When the first amphibians appeared, the land that they were emerging onto was only inhabited by invertebrates.  This unexplored territory would make a safe haven for their young. Particularly, when compared to the trials of an aquatic habitat. However, for early amphibians to deposit eggs out of the water, evolution …

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