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Science: Biology

Personal favourite. The study of life and how things work

Dogs have "Smart' Paws by Stephen Ornes, sciencenewsforkids: Blood vessels in a dog paws open and close with changes in temperature in a counter current heat exchange allowing more or less blood to flow, depending on where it’s needed. Penguins, whales and dolphins have similar systems of temperature regulation.

No frostbite for dogs | Science News for Students

Today marks the first day of fall. Temperatures will continue to drop and leaves will begin changing colors. Do you know which molecule is responsible for the changing colors in leaves? #fall #autumn #leaves #colors #science #facts #education #smithsonian

Smithsonian Science Education Center

Canine hand and human hand #anatomy

Chapter 3. Animal anatomy

Are crows the ultimate problem solvers? - Inside the Animal Mind: Episode 2 - BBC Two ---- Crows have been known for a while to be extremely intelligent and self aware, so we've begun testing them in recent years. In this experiment we see a crow not only use tools, but solve an eight step problem involving separated components and abstract reasoning including needing to figure out that gravity will cause a weighted mechanism to dip.

24 Terrifying Real World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist |

24 Terrifying Real World Monsters You Won't Believe Exist

This Time, It's Leucistic (White Hummingbird)

This Time, It's Leucistic (White Hummingbird)

Melanism Vs. Albinism (some of these are photoshopped, I'm sure, but there are several that appear not to be. An interesting phenomena for sure)

Melanism Vs. Albinism