Despite its name, bald eagles are not bald. Their name comes from the word '____' which means 'covered in patches of light and dark colors'. The white head and tail contrasted with its dark body make the bald eagle easy to identify.
In the Rocky Mountains beaver dams slowly filter billions of tons of water. The ponds build up soil and nutrients and help prevent floods and droughts.
○ The largest rodents in North America and the second largest rodents in the world, beavers are semi-aquatic mammals.
○ rodent, semi-aquatic, nocturnal, twig, deciduous, canal, keen, conservationist, lodge, shirub, exterminate
○Beavers are keystone species wielding an oversized influence on their surroundings. They build dams which filter water, flood rivers and create crucial wetlands.
○trunk, intricate, lodge, impenetrable, wield, wetland, haven
Rain has a tiny bit of acid in it and when it soaks through soil, it collects some more. This acid allows it slowly dissolve certain kinds of rock like limestone, marble or gypsum.
○Her fur won't get its true adult coloring for another five years.
○For Gibbons the occasional fall is part of life. The important thing is to catch another branch and keep on swinging.
○canopy, brachiation, monoganous, dexterity
lion vs tiger
Sierra Leone, crowbar, Nina Shahib, Gettysburg, Morocco, Algeria, mangle, Nubian, Rajah, Bert Nelson, flee, Kailash Sankala, jugular, abdomen, Faun of Pompeii, Titus, Turin, Clark, Harper's Weekly, confinement, menagerie, the Coney Island, Bostock, nape
○ Their fierce stares may seem threatening but don't take it personally: snakes can't blink because they don't have eyelids.
○ slithery, legless, reptile, eyelid, scaly, rodent, carnivore, vertibrate, rib, receptor, scale, nostril, fang, squeeze