Found 18 Articles for Animal Behaviour & Habitat

Difference between Amphibians and Reptiles

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 12:28:18
Amphibians and Reptiles belong to the class Amphibia of kingdom Animalia. They both are vertebrates and cold-blooded. They are ectotherms, means they are responsible to control their body temperature by relying upon external environment. They have extraordinary eyesight which helps them to hunt their prey. There are around 7000 species Amphibians and 10, 000 species of reptiles found all over the world. Amphibians and Reptiles both have been living on Earth since more than 300 million years. Despite these similarities, they have some differences in their appearance and life forms. Go through this article to understand how exactly Amphibians differ ... Read More

What is Whale Island in Washington?

Pratibha A
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
The San Juan Islands, located to the north of Seattle is the Whale Island in Washington. The best season to watch whales is from April through September.A wide variety of Whales, Sea lions, and Seals lure tourists all over the world to watch some of the breathtaking Pacific Northwest marine wildlife.

If milk goes bad if not refrigerated, why does it not go bad inside the cow?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Milk goes bad inside the cow also. Milk is produced in mammals, as they have mammary glands. It will be in a sterile environment when the milk is inside the cow. Even in cow's body, milk should be taken out after some time because unless you do that, further milk will not be produced.The cow may also get infected with bacteria through its teats if the milk is left for a long time inside. The udder may get inflammation and become painful for the cow. The cow's body will fight this infection through its immune system.If the cow is not ... Read More

Why dinosaurs are known as the ancestors of birds?

Manasa K
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
The hunt for the ancestors of birds has started when scientists found the fossils of Archaeopteryx in the 1860's. They discovered that the Archaeopteryx was an intermediate between birds and reptiles. After further research, the scientists discovered that birds have evolved from small carnivorous dinosaurs of the Late Jurassic era. This was further supported by the recent discovery of fossils from China, South America etc., Further research showed that bird's specific features like feathers began to emerge long before the evolution of birds. Though birds are much smaller than their dinosaur ancestors, they have a close resemblance to dinosaur embryos. ... Read More

Are dogs more loyal than cats?Jusify

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Yes, dogs are far more loyal, helpful, obedient, caring and affectionate than cats. This is because cats don't care: they only want you for food and that's about it. I remember when I was reluctant to buy a dog as a pet, my sister who already owns a pet dog told me, “A dog is a family, a cat is merely a pet”. How correct she was!My ExperienceWithin these a few months with my pet, I realized dogs actually help we humans in daily life from helping the disabled and to simple things like fetching the newspaper in the morning ... Read More

How to keep lizards away from your house?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Lizards are uninvited guests that pester many households by just residing there. Even though these lizards do eat mosquitoes and other pests and they help keep our house pest free, their presence isn’t very appreciated as it’s a very creepy creature and can get people anxious.The sizes of these lizards can vary from 3inches to over half a foot. Let us discuss some ways in which lizards can be driven out of our houses.EggshellsThis is one of the most commonly used remedies in order to drive out lizards. Placing egg shells in random corners of your house like in the ... Read More

How to take care of pets at home?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Having a pet sounds interesting and fun. But, adopting a pet and taking care of them is a big responsibility. Here are some of the tips which will help you to take good care of your pet and keep them happy, active and healthy:Feed your pet a good and high-quality foodsTake them for a walk every day for at least half an hourProvide them with the needed vaccination on timeKeep a clean and hygienic environment for themVisit Vet on a weekly/monthly basisEngage and do not leave them alone for a long timeProvide them with a good and comfortable shelterKeep them ... Read More

What is meant by dynamite fishing?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
One of the most destructive fishing methods is Dynamite fishing or Blast fishing. It includes the use of explosives to kill fish or even shock them. It is used to catch fish using such an explosive device like Dynamite, hence named so.Harmful EffectsIt not only kills fishes but also disturbs the aquatic ecological balance by disrupting the coral reefs or their colonies. Such devices may even explode prematurely without warning and have been hence known to injure or kill the person using them, or even innocent bystanders.It is an illegal practice banned in many parts of the world but still, ... Read More

Which cute animal matches your personality?

Rani RPS
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
I am the eldest child in the family and is grown up with a sense of responsibility. I have always been a leader and people also follow me without much resilience. My mom used to say that I am like a LION, the jungle king.Even though it is not cute, I think the fiery lion matches my personality. I am also an incredible fighter like a lion and I always put my self above others, in an authoritative position.

Whom do you call a vaisakh nandan?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Vaisakh Nandan is a Donkey!!! Amused??Well... Let me explain.Vaisakh Nandan is a Sanskrit derived word which means a dreamer or dancer in the month of Vaisakha, which means April.Then what does it have to do with a donkey?A donkey usually eats away all the grass, which it can see around itself, during April and thinks that there is nothing left over and it has finished everything. It gets happy, rolling over its incredible work. But when it rains and the grass grows extensively, it thinks that it has to start eating again to finish its duty quickly.Actually, as the seasons ... Read More