• Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 weeks, 5 days ago

    Scientists, For The First Time, Successfully But Unintentionally Created “The Sturddlefish” From 2 Living But Endangered Fossil Fishes, American Paddlefish And The Russian Sturgeon, That Have Not Evolved Over A Long Time. More Sturddlefish Offsprings Won’t Be Seen In The Wild As They May Be Infertile Due To The Effect Of Crossbreeding.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 3 weeks ago

    Researchers, In The Dark Depths Of The Ocean, Have Discovered, To The Best Of Known Knowledge, 16 Species Of The Blackest Fish In The Ocean–The So-Called “Ultra-Black Fish.” The Fish, Which Absorb More Than 99.5% Of Light To Stay Dark, Are Said To Have Evolved Their Dark Color As A Camouflage For Hiding From Predators. Hmm!

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 month ago

    A Modern Day Marine Fish, The Smooth Handfish, Has For The First Time Gone Extinct, After Not Been Seen For Almost After Two Centuries. Handfish Are Said Not To Be Abundant, But They Are Diverse, With 14 Species Occupying Different Ecosystems. The Remaining Species Are Threatened By Sediment Run-Off In Australia And Climate Change.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 5 months, 3 weeks ago

    A 100-Year-Old Galapagos Giant Tortoise, Named Diego, Is Retiring After Being Part Of A Captive Breeding Program To Help Save The Endangered Tortoise Species, Chelonoidis Hoodensis, From Going Extinct. Diego Is Said To Have Fathered 800 Babies Of The 2,000 Baby Tortoises That Were Born And Brought Back To Espanola Island In The Galapagos.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 5 months, 4 weeks ago

    The Fossilized Shells Of What May Be The Largest Turtle To Ever Exist On Earth Have Been Found In Venezuela And Colombia. The Giant Turtle, Named Stupendemys Geographicus, Is Said To Have Lived ~5 To 10 Mya. The Shell Is Nearly 10 Feet In Length And Weighed 2,500 Pounds. The Male Shells Are Honed To Protect Their Skulls During Fights.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 7 months ago

    Researchers Are Indicating That One Of The Largest Freshwater Fishes, The Giant Chinese Paddlefish, Has Gone Extinct, Probably Btw Years 2005 and 2010, Due To Over-Fishing And A Major Dam Construction In 1981. This’s Worrisome That A Fish, Which Survived At Least 150Myrs, Including Dinosaur Extinction, Went Extinct Due To Human Activites.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 4 months ago

    The Sex Of An Animal Has Been Known To Be Determined By The Environment, Genetics, And Pollution. Pollutants Like Synthetic Estrogens And Herbicide Like Atrazine May Induce Genetically Male Frogs To Become Female Frogs. But A New Study Is Indicating That Frogs Could Change Their Sex Naturally During The Larvae Or Tadpole Stage.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 1 year, 5 months ago

    Aha, The First Mammal, To The Best Of Known Records, An Australian Bramble Cay Melomys, A Brown Rat, Has Gone Extinct! The Rat, Which Inhabited A Small Coral Island On The Great Barrier Reef, Is Said To To Have Gone Extinct Due To Ocean Flooding Of Its Habitat, Associated With Sea-level Rise From Climate Change.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of DiscoveryDiscovery 1 year, 6 months ago

    It’s Known That Global Warming Has An Impact On The Gender Ratio Of Animals. And Now, With Regards To Humans, Scientists Are Indicating A Higher Male Birth In Places With Temperature Rise, And Fewer Male Births Under Stressful Conditions, E.G, In Places That Have Experienced Drought Or Wildfire Due To Global Warming.

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  • Virgil Warfield posted an update in the group Group logo of AnimalAnimal 2 years, 7 months ago

    The Hatchlings Of Green Sea Turtles, According To Recent Study, Are Dominantly Females When Nested In Warmer Sands. Having Said This, Global Warming Is Turning Most Of The Green Sea Turtles, In the Great Barrier Reef, To Females. It Is Kind Of Strange That Temperature Can Determine The Gender Of An Animal.

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