pseudoscorpions

There are species which live inside old books protecting them by eating booklice and dustmites

Tiny pseudoscorpions (about 4mm) live inside old books, effectively protecting them by eating booklice and dustmites Pseudoscorpions are generally beneficial to humans since they prey on clothes moth larvae, carpet beetle larvae, booklice, ants, mites, and small flies. They are tiny and inoffensive, and are rarely seen due to their size. There are more than […]

A species of lizards currently evolving from laying eggs to live birth

A species of lizards currently evolving from laying eggs to live birth

A species of lizards in Australia is currently evolving from laying eggs to live birth Evolution has been caught in the act, according to scientists who are decoding how a species of Australian lizardĀ is abandoning egg-laying in favor of live birth.Along the warm coastal lowlands of New South Wales (map), the yellow-bellied three-toed skink lays […]

Interesting facts about Bamboo its actually a grass and not a tree

Most bamboo species only flower once every several decades, the entire

Most bamboo species only flower once every several decades, the entire population flowering at once; and, when one variety flowers, the entire variety flowers at the same time the world over, regardless of location, climate, or any other known factors, for reasons scientists have yet to discern “Most bamboo species flower infrequently. In fact, many […]