Elijah Burt

105 articles

Intensive land use affects pollination

The Battus philenor butterfly is one of the most important pollinator insects for plants. (Image: Amibeth Thompson) Intensive land use by humans affects the...

The Nutrias are spreading

Nutrias also feel good in an urban environment. They differ from beavers mainly in the absence of the flattened oar tail. (Image:...

Hell ant attack in amber

Researchers have discovered a hell ant in an amber that snatched a prey about 99 million years ago. (Image: NJIT, Chinese Academy of...

Enjoying ice cream at the expense of tropical forests

Most industrially produced ice cream contains non-certified coconut fat. (Image: Christina Vartanova / iStock) What makes the popular summer delicacy so creamy mostly comes...

Escape through the gut

The water beetle Regimbartia attenuate, the frog Pelophylax nigromaculatus and the exit of the beetle from the friend. (Image: Kobe University) Usually being eaten...

Featured picture: A “gravedigger” with rarity value

(Image: Guenter Schuster / Eastern Kentucky University)This colorful journeyman is one of a very rare crayfish recently discovered in the southern United States. ...

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