Daily Dose of Biodiversity Basics

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Welcome to the headquarters for all your BIODIVERSITY needs. Get ready to super charge your nature know how with 100 facts that will have you saying OMG!

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Bio-what-now?

Figure out what biodiversity is in Why biodiversity is a BIG deal.

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OMG! Biodiversity Facts:

These tidbits will blow you away with the wacky, wonderful and astounding things that you can find in nature. Get inspired to protect the environment with 100 OMG! Biodiversity Facts:

100 ) It’s up to YOU!

99 ) Lazy like a Red Panda

98 ) Walrus Teeth

97 ) The Reappearing Parakeet

96 ) Hungry Hungry Plant

95 ) A Cactus in Canada

94 ) Warm-blooded Fish

93 ) A Tunnel Palace

92 ) Giant Trees

91 ) Legend of the Salamander

90 ) Guarding like a Hummingbird

89 ) Meal Time for Moss

88 ) A Rhino’s Freedom

87 ) Time Traveling with a Tree

86 ) Species that Stick Together

85 ) An Ancient Penguin Colony

84 ) The Power of the Toucan

83 ) Top Ranking Grizzly

82 ) Shhh it’s a Giraffe

81 ) Sharks in Trouble

80 ) Talkin’ like a Squid

79 ) A Mob of Kangaroos

78 ) Camel Humps

77 ) Saving Plants

76 ) Turtle Food

75 ) Island Plants at Risk

74 ) Octopus Decorations

73 ) A BIG Slithery Snake

72 ) Say “hi” like a Lion

71 ) The Jackpot of Tropical Plants

70 ) A Freezing Cold Frog

69 ) Movin’ like a Black Mamba

68) Extinction Dominos

67 ) Coral Reefs at Risk

66 ) Gingko Memory

65 ) Disappearing Bears

64 ) Frilly Lizard

63 ) Napping Bears and Strong Bones

62 ) Looking for a White Whale

61 ) A Wild Cat in Disguise

60 ) Monarchs Surfing on Air

59 ) Regrowing a Newt

58 ) Invasive Species

57 ) Learning to Love Whale Poop

56 ) Batty Language

55 ) Social Baboons

54 ) Speedy Squirrel

53 ) A Moody Blue Jay

52 ) Canada is a Wet Country

51 ) Baby Bald Eagles

50 ) Flight of a Whopping Crane

49 ) Polar Bear Paws

48 ) Scent of a Bison

47 ) Time out for Migrating Birds

46 ) A Dangerous Platypus

45 ) Forest Insects

44 ) Ant Attack!

43 ) Rosy Cheeked Vulture

42 ) Whale Family

41 ) The Diving Moose

40 ) TIMBER! The Beaver is Here

39 ) RUN! it’s a Hippo

38 ) Attack of the Jaguar

37 ) A Litter of Foxes

36 ) Tunneling with a Woodchuck

35 ) Giant Spider

34 ) Changing Watery Worlds

33 ) Living in Freshwater

32 ) Coral Reef Ecosystem

31 ) Species on the Planet

30 ) The Great Barrier Reef

29 ) Gorillas of the Congo

28 ) The Giant Clam’s Home

27 ) Brainless Sea Stars

26 ) An Aardvark’s Tongue

25 ) Shark Species

24 ) Musical Whales

23 ) Stripes on a Zebra

22 ) Migrating Geese

21 ) Rate of Extinction

20 ) Ancient Trees

19 ) Apes and Monkeys at Risk

18 ) Amphibians at Risk

17 ) Healing Power of Plants

16 ) Extinction in Canada

15 ) Species across the World

14 ) The Biggest Stick Insect

13 ) Canadian Water

12 ) A Watery Forest

11 ) Venomous Cane Toad

10 ) Crawling with Insects

9 ) Invisible Sharks

8 ) Prairie Land

7 ) Who Faces Extinction?

6 ) Horseshoe Crabs

5 ) Deafening Bats

4 ) Albatross Wings

3 ) Traveling Jaguars

2 ) Forests Filtering Water

1 ) Diversity of Madagascar

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2010 is the Year of Biodiversity and Earth Rangers has teamed up with The United Nations Convention on Biological Diversity to bring you a daily dose of biodiversity basics


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