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ENVIRONMENT

Meet 3 Animals That Have A Longer Lifespan Than Humans

1. Giant tortoises Giant tortoises are of different species and are mainly found in two remote groups of tropical islands, the Galápagos Islands in Ecuador and Fregate Island in Seychelles. Its height ranges from 69-91cm with a body length of 122-152cm. The Galapagos Giant Tortoise has a weight of 150-250kg, which is much more than that of an adult male Giant Panda.

  2 months ago ago
Meet 3 Animals That Have A Longer Lifespan Than Humans

SCIENCE

Unfamiliar Sea Monster caught in Bayelsa Waters

Every year, scientists wade into jungles, deserts and museum collections to examine animals and, if they're lucky, discover a new species. For instance, in 2015 researchers identified a ruby-red sea dragon off the coast of Australia, a new species of giant tortoise in the Galápagos Islands and an ancient spikey worm with 30 legs in China. As these newfound creatures are uncovered, it's important to protect them from pollution, habitat loss and the havoc caused by invasive species, especially as Earth enter

  1 year ago ago
Unfamiliar Sea Monster caught in Bayelsa Waters

PET-ANIMALS

100-Year-Old Tortoise Father's 800 Babies, rescues its species from going Extinct

The species of the tortola giant tortoise was in great danger earlier because there were only 12 females and 3 males in the world. Only 15 representatives of one species! And they were able to survive thanks to Diego, the turtle who had a simple but important mission - to reproduce as much as possible. We love good stories and want to share the incredible story of Diego the turtle with you. Meet the hero! A few years ago, the population of the species-giant turtle, the Chelonoidis hoodensis species, was par

  1 year ago ago
100-Year-Old Tortoise Father's 800 Babies, rescues its species from going Extinct

TRAVEL

Top Six Amazing Natural Wonders Of the World (Pictures Below)

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it's hard to narrow down the list of bucket list destinations.Keep scrolling for 6 beautiful sights worth seeing all over the world. 1. Serengeti The Serengeti ecosystem is located in northwestern Tanzania and extends to southwestern Kenya. The

  1 year ago ago
Top Six Amazing Natural Wonders Of the World (Pictures Below)

SOCIETY NEWS

Galapagos Islands have survived the latest of urgent threats its unique biodiversity faces

Galápagos, a province of Eucador in South America, is best known for its volcanic islands and extremely rich but delicate biodiversity which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Marine iguanas, sea lions, flightless cormorants, giant tortoises, large cacti, endemic trees and the many different varieties of mockingbirds and finches are part of the fragile ecosystem there. Located off the western coast of the Eucadorian mainland, Galápagos is comprised of 127 islands, islets and rocks. Out of these,

  1 year ago ago
Galapagos Islands have survived the latest of urgent threats its unique biodiversity faces

PET-ANIMALS

The 4 endemic animals of Galapagos islands

1)Lava lizard Microlophus is a genus of tropidurid lizards native to South America. There are around twenty recognized species and six of these are endemic to the Galápagos Islands where they are popularly known as lava lizards (they are sometimes placed in Tropidurus instead). The Galapagos lava lizards are able to regenerate their tails, but it very rarely grows back to the original length. This can harm their chances of breeding, as potential mates are attracted to longer tails; however, this is an esse

  1 year ago ago
The 4 endemic animals of Galapagos islands

HEALTH

Can Baby “Cuteness” Trigger Parental Instincts?

Charles Darwin: if there’s one thing everyone knows about this man, it’s his famous theory of evolution. Survival of the fittest, different species of finches on the Galápagos Islands, etcetera… most have at least heard of these. But when Darwin spoke about genetics andreproductive fitness, his ideas and theories went beyond the survival patterns of different members of a species: it also included their behavior. For example, Darwin stated out that there is just something about infants that prompts

  1 year ago ago
Can Baby “Cuteness” Trigger Parental Instincts?

SOCIETY NEWS

Species in the Galápagos inspired Darwin's evolution theory, now these islands face urgent threats

Galápagos, a province of Eucador in South America, is best known for its volcanic islands and extremely rich but delicate biodiversity which cannot be found anywhere else in the world. Marine iguanas, sea lions, flightless cormorants, giant tortoises, large cacti, endemic trees and the many different varieties of mockingbirds and finches are part of the fragile ecosystem there. Located off the western coast of the Eucadorian mainland, Galápagos is comprised of 127 islands, islets and rocks. Out of these,

  1 year ago ago
Species in the Galápagos inspired Darwin's evolution theory, now these islands face urgent threats

PET-ANIMALS

How to Determine a Turtle's Age

Knowing your turtle’s age is an important prerequisite for proper care. The reason is that how you take care of him and feed him should vary according to his stage of development. Turtles are the most friendly reptile pets. They are especially well-known for their long life expectancy. When they’re healthy, certain turtles can live for over a century. The Galápagos Islands The oldest turtles live on the Galápagos Islands, which are part of Ecuador. It is believed that some sea turtles there are over

  1 year ago ago
How to Determine a Turtle's Age

PET-ANIMALS

The biggest tortoise breed, which has a long life span of over 150 Years, Have a Look!!

Galápagos tortoise The Galápagos tortoise complex or Galápagos giant tortoise complex ( Chelonoidis nigra and related species) are the largest living species of tortoise . Modern Galápagos tortoises can weigh update to 417 kg (919 lb), today, giant tortoises exist on only two remote archipelagos: the Galápagos Islands about 1,000 km (620 mi) due west of mainland Ecuador ; and Aldabrachelys gigantea of Aldabra in the Indian Ocean, 700 km (430 mi) east of Tanzania. Spanish explorers, who discovered the islands

  1 year ago ago
The biggest tortoise breed, which has a long life span of over 150 Years, Have a Look!!