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30 Mammals You've Probably Never Heard Of But Should

Mammals

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Deerweed (Acmispon glaber)

Amphibians

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Fritillaria camschatcensis
Learn about Aristolochia fimbriata | White Veined Hardy Dutchman's Pipe | Perennial Encyclopedia
Drimiopsis maculata 'Slow Fade'

Plants - Non-Native to US/North America

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The Aye-Aye and the Finger of Death ...
Habitat: Australia & New Zealand Status: Not Listed Looking like something straight out of a chilling horror movie is this Long-legged Harvestman (Megalopsalis sp.). It’s a member of the family Monoscutidae which is comprised of 32 different species. That’s right – there are 32 different kinds of these lobster-clawed creatures running amok out there! Luckily …

Arachnids

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Regal Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus
tentacled snake | Flickr -  baby nessi
Tentacled Snake   Tentacled snakes were named before the general popularity of anime. Still, it’s no excuse for the naturalists to not know what real tentacles looked like.

Reptiles

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Chlorotabanus crepuscularis, the crazy, bizarre Horse Fly. Apparently this is a male.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/86420902@N07/8024997233/

Insects

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Permian Period 295-285 million years ago
Trilobites, Articles on fossils, MineralTown.com

Fossils and Paleontology

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The rounded earthstar (Geastrum saccatum) [Sw: säckjordstjärna] is found in North America and Europe, growing on rotting wood. Initially, the mushroom is egg-shaped, resembling puff balls. Next, the outer layer of the body wall separates away from the spore sac inside, and splits into several rays that curve backward to the base.

Fungi

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Dischidia pectinoides
Nepenthes Madagascariensis is a species of pitcher plant native to the eastern coast of Madagascar. Nepenthes Madagascariensis grows naturally in nutrient poor sandy bogs, and flooded areas, using its pitchers (modified leaves) to trap and digest insects for supplemental nutrition. N. Madagascariensis is a large species of Nepenthes that can grow up to 3 feet tall. USDA hardiness zone 10.  Nepenthes Madagascariensis seeds should be sown on the surface of a sterile substrate, sphagnum moss or pea

Carnivorous plants

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Quick Notes about Mermaid Weed (Proserpinaca palustris) water requirements
Water Caltrop ssed (Trapa bicornis), an aquatic plant
Anubias

Aquatic plants

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Need ID

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Blue Striped Pipefish

Aquaria - Saltwater/Reef

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Ornithologists are trying to correct biases and misguided assumptions that can undermine environmental efforts and scientific knowledge.
Unique subsets of neurons in a chickadee’s memory center light up for each distinct cache, hinting at how episodic memories are encoded in the brain.
Warblers aren't the most cooperative subjects, but they are one of the most beautiful and addictive. Follow this advice to best capture the elusive birds.

Birds

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Daisugi, the 600-Year-Old Japanese Technique of Growing Trees Out of Other Trees, Creating Perfectly Straight Lumber | Open Culture
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Eight Cypress Masahiko Kimura

Bonsai

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Sunset Labradorite "Abigail"
Blue Kyanite Necklace Electroformed Necklace Boho Hippie | Etsy
Ocean Jasper from Madagascar

Rocks and minerals

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Hoplo catfish, Megalechis thoracata.

Aquaria - Freshwater

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Super Mix Live Moss Bonsai Terrarium Garden Large Order

Plants and Seeds

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Botanical and Naturalist Art

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A colorful collage of scientifically accurate illustration of various species of songbirds native to South Carolina. The layout features several types of birds, including some of the state's most beautiful species. Species included: AMERICAN GOLDFINCH (Spinus tristis) BARN SWALLOW (Hirundo rustica) BLUE JAY (Cyanocitta cristata) CAROLINA CHICKADEE (Poecile carolinensis) CAROLINA WREN (Thryothorus ludovicianus) CEDAR WAXWING (Bombycilla cedrorum) DARK-EYED JUNCO (Junco hyemalis) EASTERN BLUEBIRD

Birding

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Name: Sandfood (Pholisma sonorae), Life Cycle: Perennial, Range: Sonoran, Mojave, & Colorado Deserts
Pygmy Pipes (Monotropsis odorata). Look how cute and pretty they are! Apparently they smell like cloves
Sugarstick (Allotropa virgata). Salt Point State Park, Sonoma County, California, USA. Stock Photo ID=PLA0559

Plants - Native US/North America

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a flower that is growing out of the sand
Name: Sandfood (Pholisma sonorae), Life Cycle: Perennial, Range: Sonoran, Mojave, & Colorado Deserts
an orange and yellow snake laying on the ground
Regal Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus
a close up view of a small lizard's tail
tentacled snake
tentacled snake | Flickr - baby nessi
a close up view of a frog's head on a tree branch
Tentacled Snake
Tentacled Snake Tentacled snakes were named before the general popularity of anime. Still, it’s no excuse for the naturalists to not know what real tentacles looked like.
a close up of a grasshopper on a leaf
a close up of a fly on a flower
The Bizarre Fly
Chlorotabanus crepuscularis, the crazy, bizarre Horse Fly. Apparently this is a male. http://www.flickr.com/photos/86420902@N07/8024997233/
a close up of a person holding a green snake
several green flies are flying in the air with their wings spread out and they appear to be floating
Orchid bee Euglossa dilemma
Orchid bee Euglossa dilemma
a piece of wood that has some red string on it
Ew, what is that? Photographer captures gross, beautiful slime moulds around Yellowknife | CBC News
three small fish are in the palm of someone's hand
a close up of a flower on the ground
US Wildflower - Sweet Pinesap, Pygmy Pipes, Carolina beechdrops, Appalachian Pygmy Pipes - Monotropsis odorata
Pygmy Pipes (Monotropsis odorata). Look how cute and pretty they are! Apparently they smell like cloves