Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees look a little like monkeys, but chimps don’t have tails, whereas monkeys do. In fact, this is the main different between apes and monkeys. Apes are also generally bigger…

Cheetah

The cheetah is one of Africa’s most famous animals. Most people in the world are able to identify this elegant, long legged cat with its golden, spotted coat. The cheetah’s…

Blue Whale

The blue whale is a marine mammal. Its scientific name is Balaenoptera Musculus. Like all mammals, blue whales are warm-blooded, breathe air and even have some hair on their bodies!…

Blue Morpho Butterfly Facts

Blue morphos are large, brilliant blue butterflies that live in the forests of South and Central America, and also in parts of North America. Due to their striking looks and…

African Elephant

African Elephant African Elephants are the world’s largest land animal. These gentle giants can be distinguished from their Indian counterparts by their huge ears. African elephants can reach heights of…

Hawk

Hawks are a group of medium-sized diurnal birds of prey of the family Accipitridae. Hawks are widely distributed and vary greatly in size. The subfamily Accipitrinae includes goshawks, sparrowhawks, sharp-shinned…

The Beaver – Do You Know Beaver?

The beaver is famous for being the ‘builder’ of the animal world. Using its extra-strong, self-sharpening front teeth, the beaver can cut down trees and harvest branches. With these it…

Mandrill – Life Of Mandrill

The mandrill is the world’s largest monkey. It is instantly recognizable due to its strikingly colored face and hindquarters. The mandrill is similar in appearance to a baboon (although much…

Gerbillines

The Mongolian gerbil or Mongolian jird (Meriones unguiculatus) is a small rodent belonging to the subfamily Gerbillinae.Body size is typically 110–135mm, with a 95–120mm tail, and body weight 60–130g, with…

Fox

Foxes are small to medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae. They have a flattened skull, upright triangular ears, a pointed, slightly upturned snout, and a…

Earthworm

An earthworm is a terrestrial invertebrate that belongs to the phylum Annelida. They exhibit a tube-within-a-tube body plan, are externally segmented with corresponding internal segmentation, and usually have setae on…

Deer

deer, (family Cervidae), any of 43 species of hoofed ruminants in the order Artiodactyla, notable for having two large and two small hooves on each foot and also for having…

camel

A camel is an even-toed ungulate in the genus Camelus that bears distinctive fatty deposits known as “humps” on its back. Camels have long been domesticated and, as livestock, they…

Badger

Badger, common name for any of several stout carnivores, most of them members of the weasel family (Mustelidae), that are found in various parts of the world and are known…

Arctic Hare – Lives Of Arctic Hare

The Arctic Hare is a hardy animal that lives in cold, inhospitable Artic lands. It relies on its thick coat both to keep warm and for camouflage. It is capable…

Cropping systems- what is Cropping systems- what is Sequential cropping system- what is Intercropping System- what is Alley cropping- what is Season based cropping system- what is Mixed cropping

Farmers resort to cultivation of a number of crops and rotate particular crop combinations. More than 250 cropping systems are being followed in India, of which 30 cropping systems are…

Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL)

Compact Fluorescent Lamp (CFL) The compact fluorescent lamps are becoming very useful nowadays, because of consumption of power, cost, longer life, attractive look, smooth light and low maintenance. These lamps…

Seed treatment – what is seed treatment – what is meant by seed treatment- what are the type of seed treatment – How is seed treatment done- what is seed dressing in agriculture – what is uses in dressing of seeds – what is Seed coating- what is Seed pelleting

Seed treatment Seed treatment is usages of specific products and specific techniques to improve the growth environment for the seed, seedlings and young plants. It ranges from a basic dressing…

Fluorescent lamp

Fluorescent lamp It is a low pressure mercury vapour lamp. It consists of a glass tube 25 mm in diameter and 0.6 m, 1.2 m and 1.5 m in length.…

Seed – what is seed- what is seed in simply world – Functions of seeds

seed’ (in some plants, referred to as a ‘kernel’) is a small embryonic ’plant’ enclosed in a covering called the seed coat, usually with some ‘stored food’. Seeds fundamentally are…

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