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7 Incredible Animal Disguises

  When it comes to the animal kingdom, its all about survival of the fittest. And how do you survive? Well, by making sure you don't get eaten, of course! From bugs that look like leaves and l…

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Study: Butterflies Move North as Climate Changes

Although discussions of climate change often focus on the trouble it will cause for humans, it is vital to remember that continued warming may have just as drastic an effect on plant and animal popula…

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Top 10 Biggest Bugs

By Animal Planet Appreciation for nature is easy when it comes to the cute, the little, the non-threatening creatures...but what about the massive insects and arachnids on these pages, many of wh…

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Quantum Leap

We are told that electrons stay in one particular orbit, but sometimes change to a different orbit. If it absorbs energy, an electron can jump to a higher orbit; if it releases energy, it can drop to…

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Penguins Chasing a Butterfly (cute video)

These Humboldt Penguins at the Philadelphia Zoo have an easy life, but it can also be boring. Here comes a little excitement. A butterfly. Most of the gang join in the chase, which, of course, is u…

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Lifecycle of a Monarch Butterfly (video)

This beautiful, informative video from the Chicago Nature Museum is a must watch for butterfly lovers. It shows all the stages of a Monarch butterfly’s metamorphosis through time lapse photography. …

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The Flight and Plight of Monarch Butterflies (video)

This National Geographic video tells the story of the beautiful Monarch butterflies, and the threats to their annual migration patterns and lives. Many of these threatening activities, such as logging…

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FlutterFrog Soars in Flugtag

A 10-foot-high bowl of chips and dip sitting amicably next to an equally large pot of gold and a Chinese take-out container. Grown men in Boy Scout uniforms on a mega Big Wheel (remember when you were…

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FlutterFrog Actually Flew

Care2's FlutterFrog--the eco-friendly flying contraption with a giant frog’s head and a butterfly’s body--took flight today at the RedBull Flugtag competition in Portland, Ore. After performing a p…

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FlutterFrog’s First Flight

What has a giant frog’s head, a colorful butterfly-like body, and just happens to weigh 350 pounds? A FlutterFrog, of course! Not familiar with this particular species? Allow me to introduce you…

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