The Animal Kingdom

There are different groups of animals. One way to classify or group animals is by taking a look at their physical characteristics. Animals can be vertebrates (have a backbone) or invertebrates (have no backbone)
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Squirrel with Acorns | The Cove Forest
Squirrel with Acorns | The Cove Forest

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In late summer and fall, squirrels collect and bury large numbers of newly ripened acorns. Many of these acorns are later recovered and eaten. Others, however, go undiscovered and can germinate and...
Fruit-Consuming Birds | The Cove Forest
Fruit-Consuming Birds | The Cove Forest

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Animals that feed on fruit are frugivores. The most common frugivores are birds. Birds readily remove large numbers of ripe fruits from plants, and intact seeds generally pass through a bird's...
Maple Fruit Showing "Wings" | The Cove Forest
Maple Fruit Showing "Wings" | The Cove Forest

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A good way to begin unravelling the riddles of nature is to ask "Why?" questions. Why are mosquitoes generally most active in the early morning and evening hours? Why do maples have winged fruits, as...