Monthly Archives: March 2020

The Other Side

Where The Grass Is Always Greener

Mammal Monday – Un-Bear-ably Adorable!

Giant Panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Read more about this species here.


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Frog Friday – Silence is Golden

Golden Toad (Incilius periglenes)Image from Wikimedia Commons Sadly, this amazing creature is thought to be extinct. It has not been seen since 1989. So sad.


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Weedy Wednesday – Attack of the Parasitic Plants!

Dodder (Cuscuta campestris) Dodder is a plant without leaves or chlorophyll. How does it make a living? By attaching itself to a host plant by means of numerous series of small, root-like haustorias.


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Mammal Monday – Say Ahhhh!

Common Hippopotamus (Hippopotamus amphibius)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Frog Friday – TREEfrog?

New Granada Cross-Banded Treefrog (Smilisca phaeota)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the New Granada Cross-Banded Treefrog


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Weedy Wednesday – Field Pansy

Field Pansy (Viola arvensis)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Mammal Monday – So Long, Solenodon?

Hispaniolan Solenodon (Solenodon paradoxus)Image from Wikimedia Commons The Hispaniolan Solenodon is one of several endangered mammal species that have been featured on Mammal Monday.


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Frog Friday – Ancient Frog

Ancient Frog (Palaeobatrachus grandipes)Image from Wikimedia Commons


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Weedy Wednesday – A Cosmopolitan Weed

Weedy Cudweed (Helichrysum luteoalbum)Image from Wikimedia Commons This species is so widely distributed across the globe that it is currently unclear where it originally evolved. The common name “cudweed” alludes to it being a favorite food item of rabbits, which … Keep Reading


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Mammal Monday – Orca’strator

Killer Whale (Orcinus orca)Image from Wikimedia Commons Listen to the call of the Killer Whale. Read more about this species here.


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