Documentary : The Life of Turtles and Tortoises

This is a fascinating as well as an educational documentary about Turtles and Tortoises. Tortoises and Turtles are both reptiles from the family of Testudines, the major difference being that the land dwelling ones are called Tortoises and water dwelling are called Turtles. The body of a tortoise and a turtle both is shielded by…

Know : Two Reasons to Stop Drinking Milk (Part 2 of 2)

They are huge, but very docile. The native breed is creamy white in colour, with a distinctive hump. Sometimes the pious people of India can be seen feeding a roadside cow with a carrot or chappati or some water. The two reasons to stop drinking milk are The Health perspective and The Moral perspective to…

Earth Our Home Too : Bearded Tit Birds

This is a small orange-brown bird with a long tail and an undulating flight. The male has a grey head and black moustaches (not a beard). Flocks often betray their presence in a reedbed by their characteristic “ping” call. The Bearded Reedling (Panurus biarmicus) is a small, sexually dimorphic reed-bed passerine bird. It is frequently known as the Bearded Tit, due to…

Earth Our Home Too : List of 1500 Animals (click for facts/pictures)

While on looking out for a place where we can find a long list of animals that do exist on earth and their details. We have landed on this wonderful website of Colorado State University Libraries (the Warren and Genevieve Garst Photographic Collection) It contains a huge digital collection of animal photographs and information. This site has over 1300 digitized…

“Story : Laughology” ( Well you readology to understandology :)

A Professor was traveling by boat. On his way he asked the sailor: “Do you know Psychology, Biology, Ecology, Zoology,  Physiology? The sailor said no to all his questions. Professor: What the hell do you know on earth. You will die of illiteracy. After a while the boat started sinking. The Sailor asked the Professor,…

Know : Various Feeding Habits of Animals

The world over, animals and plants rely on feeding of some sort. Energy and nutrients need to travel from the outside of their bodies to the inside, to sustain the chemical reactions that we call life. From poo-eating detritivores to the finest restaurant critics, everything eats! Let’s have a look at how. Apex Predator An apex…