Photo: Christophe Quintin, Aplidium elegans Aplidium = Genus of colonial sea squirts, tunicates in the family Polyclinidae. There are about 188 species in the genus found in shallow waters around the world. Also see: Aplidium albicans HeadlinesNew drug may be potent against the coronavirus WikipediaAplidiumAscidiaceaTunicate Planeta

Bighorn Sheep

Photo: Valley of Fire The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America named for its large horns. Desert Bighorn sheep live in matriarchal societies. A dominant female leads a herd, which for much of the year consists primarily of ewes and their lambs. The rams tend to stay together …

Predator Free

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) New Zealand (Aotearoa)  – The government has launched its strategy aimed at making the country predator free by 2050. AnnouncementsOne step closer to Predator Free 2050 beehive.govt.nz/release/new-zealand-be-predator-free-2050 HeadlinesGovernment outlines plan to make New Zealand predator free by 2050A conservation summit on Predator Free NZ 2050Predator Free NZ – ambitious and …


Photo: Flow Communications, Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Tshwane, South Africa Zebras are African equines with distinctive black-and-white striped coats. Videos WikipediaZebra Planeta


Image: Biodiversity Heritage Library, Carnivora Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia, distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands. Females of all mammal species nurse their young with milk, secreted from the mammary glands. – Wikipedia HeadlinesWhat …