Hybrid (biology)
In biology a hybrid is an offspring of two animals or plants of different breeds, varieties, species or genera. Using genetics terminology, it may be defined as follows.From a taxonomic perspective, h...
Hybrid (biology) - Wikipedia
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
New Snake Species With Pitch Black Eyes From The Andes Highlights Hidden Diversity
Extremely rare and hidden in the forests of the Andes, there are still new snake species left to find. This has recently been evidenced by the colubrid serpent, described for the first time in the pre...
What Makes A Leader? Clues From The Animal Kingdom
As the American media continues to buzz over who is more or less likely to secure the Republican and Democratic nominations for US President, researchers in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution r...
Humans Have Created A New Top Predator That Is Taking Over The Northeast
Climate change is creating hybrids that are having real impacts on ecosystems.These animals have a completely new genetic makeup: Their genes are about one-quarter wolf DNA and two-thirds coyote DNA; ...
New Giant Tortoise Species Found In Galapagos
The discovery of the new species, detailed in a study reported today (Oct. 21) in the journal "PLOS ONE," is likely to help focus attention on the newly named Eastern Santa Cruz Tortoise (Chelonoidis ...
Ancient Humans Bred with Completely Unknown Species
A new study presented to the Royal Society meeting on ancient DNA in London last week has revealed a dramatic finding – the genome of one of our ancient ancestors, the Denisovans, contains a segment o...
20+ Crossbreed Dogs That Will Make You Fall In Love With Mutts
Due to the popularity of our last post on mixed-breed dogs, we decided to update it and make an open-list! If you're considering getting a purebred dog, this list might change your mind! Mixed-breed a...
Without Humans, The Whole World Could Look Like Serengeti
The fact that the greatest diversity of large mammals is found in Africa reflects past human activities -- and not climatic or other environmental constraints. This is determined in a new study, which...
5 AMAZING Hybrid Animals
5 AMAZING Hybrid Animals. Hybrid animals are truly amazing. We have selected the 5 most amazing hybrid animals. From a liger to a leopon, to a wolphin, to a grolar bear. They are all awesome
Diversity & Inclusion – Love Has No Labels
While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see—whether it’s race, age, gender, religion, sexual...
Genetic pollution
Genetic pollution is a controversial term for uncontrolled gene flow into wild populations. This gene flow is undesirable according to some environmentalists and conservationists, including groups suc...
Biodiversity
Biodiversity is the degree of variation of life. It is a measure of the variety of organisms present in different ecosystems. This can refer to genetic variation, ecosystem variation, or species varia...
Biodiversity - Wikipedia
Food security
Humans are using an increasing amount of Earth's annual production of plants.Food security is a condition related to the supply of food, and individuals' access to it. Concerns over food security h...
Food security - Wikipedia
Hybrid animals
In biology a hybrid is an offspring of two animals or plants of different breeds, varieties, species or genera. Using genetics terminology, it may be defined as follows.From a taxonomic perspective, h...
Hybrid animals - Wikipedia
Canid hybrid
Canid hybrids are the result of interbreeding between different species of the canine (dog) family (Canidae). They often occur in the wild, in particular between domestic or feral dogs and wild native...
Canid hybrid - Wikipedia
Unprecedented Scientific Report Says Decline Of Pollinators A Threat To Food Security
Around the world, the animals that pollinate our food crops - more than 20,000 species of bees, butterflies, bats and many others - are the subject of growing attention. An increasing number of pollin...
Hybrid grouper
Hybrid grouper is a new type of grouper. The first hybrid grouper is cross-bred by researches from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia, in collaboration among researchers of the Borneo Marine Re...
New Snake Species With Pitch Black Eyes From The Andes Highlights Hidden Diversity
Extremely rare and hidden in the forests of the Andes, there are still new snake species left to find. This has recently been evidenced by the colubrid serpent, described for the first time in the pre...
Half-dragon
The Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game contains many monsters that are similar or related to dragons but which are not "true dragons". These can be magical beasts, or creatures of other ...