• A rafter of turkeys

    The Humble Turkey – genus Meleagris

    The Humble Turkey: Turkeys are amazing animals. They are highly social, intelligent, and their plumage is absolutely beautiful.

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  • Femme fatale firefly preying on a smaller male from another species

    Predatory Fireflies

    Predatory fireflies (genus Photuris) are a group of fireflies that can mimic the light signals of females from other species. They are also drawn to the flashier males of other

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  • Blue Squid

    The Evolution of The Squid

    The Evolution of Squid. I am completely fascinated by squid and their evolution. Unbelievably, squid are related to snails. Like snails, squid are mollusks (molluscs). Other mollusks are slugs, clams, oysters,

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  • The Electric Eel

    Electric Eel (Electrophorus electricus)

    The Electric Eel is the only known species of freshwater fish that has been known to literally electrocute its prey and enemies. In fact, humans and alligators have been known

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  • The Coelacanth

    The Coelacanth

    The Coelacanth is an ancient fish once thought extinct. There are only two remaining species of this genus around today. Morphological and DNA evidence suggests that coelacanths are more closely related

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  • Sea Sheep

    The Sea Sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae)

    The Sea sheep (Costasiella kuroshimae) is a sea slug that uses some of the algae it eats to help power itself via photosynthesis. In other words, it’s a sea slug that

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  • GMO Mosquito Larvae

    Genetically Modified Mosquitoes and Zika

    Recent news of Florida possibly releasing genetically modified mosquitoes (GMMs) into the environment to tackle Zika has many anti-GMO groups freaking out!

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  • Image of Two Patagonian Cavy

    Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum)

    The Patagonian Mara or also the Patagonian Cavy is the third largest rodent. It’s related to the guinea pig and has three digits on the hind feet and four on the

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Fishapod (Tiktaalik roseae)

Image of Tiktaalik by Tyler Keillor

One of the major underpinnings of biology is that all life shares a common ancestor. If the scientific theory of evolution is true, we should be able to make predictions about what forms led to the variety of forms we see today. As an example, we can predict that between fish fossils and early land tetrapods, that there should be a transitional

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Amazing Life Biology Tutoring – 5-12.

AmazingLife.Bio is now offering virtual tutoring services for grades 5 through 12. Our services will be provided online using video streaming technologies such as: Skype, Google Plus, etc. Sessions can also be pre-recorded in 15 minute intervals. A link to youtube (private) will be provided to watch the session. Prices are currently as low as $5 per 15 minute lesson. Currently,

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