Biomes

Biome Definition

Biome Definition

Welcome to our post which examines biome definition. In this post we review the major terrestrial and aquatic biomes of the planet giving examples of the fauna and flora and climatic conditions that can be found there. Biomes are biogeographical areas on our planet which can be characterized as having comparable climactic conditions and similar flora and fauna organisms populating …

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Gila Monster Venomous Lizard

Welcome to our post of facts, images and videos about the venomous Gila Monster (Heloderma suspectum). Gila Monster Facts The Gila monsters can be found in the Mexican Mojave, Chihuahuan and Sonoran deserts as well as the southwestern desert and semi-arid region of the the U.S. They are one of only two known venomous lizard species in the world, the other …

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Desert Biome Facts

Desert Biome Facts

Desert Biomes occur on either side of the Equator and account for about one fifth of the earth’s surface. These areas are classified as deserts when they receive less than 50 cm/ of rainfall in a year.

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Grasslands Biome

Grasslands Biome

The Grasslands biome is an immense expanses of rolling grassy plains sometimes sprinkled with a few stunted and isolated trees and shrubs. The limited amount of rainfall restricts the growth of large amounts of trees whilst there is still enough precipitation to not be a desert.

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Drone Footage of Bowhead Whales

The magnificent Bowhead whale is the planets longest living mammal and can live up to 200 years of age. Take a look at this aerial drone footage taken by University of British Columbia research scientists in the Eastern Canadian Arctic. The drone footage, which does not harm the whales, in being used to monitor their feeding behavior, how they interact with …

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