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Rome's Zoology Museum: Diversi per natura - Wanted in Rome

Wanted in Rome
22 Dec-31 March. Rome's Museum of Zoology hosts an exhibition showcasing the biodiversity of the capital and its hinterland, based on the museum's latest findings. The capital's parks and ancient ruins provide a habitat for dozens of species of wild ...

Photos | Magical moment as dolphin 'races' Wild Oats XI near Botany Bay - St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

St George and Sutherland Shire Leader
It was a magical moment as Wild Oats XI was about to pass Botany Bay en route to Hobart. Photos sent to the Leader show a dolphin appearing to join the race and quickly outpacing the supermaxi yacht. The images were captured by a crew member – who did ...

CU Research On African Flower Darwin Ecology Theory -
From UC Boulder: A long-held hypothesis about the factors that govern species ranges largely holds true, but may be the result of a previously underappreciated ecological mechanism, new research shows. The prediction, first iterated by Charles Darwin ...

Banglapedia: Wild Flower

Dhaka - Bangladesh

Wild Flower About 300,000 wild flower plant species have so far been identified, while tens of thousands more remain undescribed. Of them only about 1,500 species (0.5%) are nurtured for food, fodder, fibre, beverage, timber, medicine and flowers. The rest are still wild. The wild plant populations occupy a central position in the earth's environment and the prime source of carbon and breathing oxygen for all living beings. Rest of information may be obtained from the web site.

New England Wild Flower Society
United States

Promotes conservation of temperate North American plants through education, horticulture, habitat preservation, and research.

North Carolina Wild Flower Preservation Society
United States

Promotes enjoyment and conservation of native plants and their habitats through education, protection, and propagation.

African Wild Dog: Rare wild dogs give clues to pet behavior
United States

About Lycaon pictus, the Cape hunting dog, and its behavior.

Flower Wasp
United States

Several photographs and a description of a wasp in the family Tiphiidae.

United States

Includes a story describing the history of the poinsettia and also provides descriptions of the major diseases that attack and blemish the red flowering plant. From the American Phytopathological Society.

Family Tiphiidae: Flower Wasps

Photographs and information about some species found in the Brisbane area of Queensland, Australia.

Alpinia zerumbet: Shell Flower
United States

Description and several photographs of this evergreen tropical perennial and information on its herbal properties, tribal and herbal medicine uses, the chemicals it contains and its biological activities.

United States

Image of entire plant.

Flower Mound Humane Society
United States

A foster organization that provides for homeless, sick, and abandoned animals until they can be placed in permanent homes.

My Favourite Flower: The Scarlet Pimpernel.
United States

Photographic study by Paul James of the wayside flower, Anagallis arvensis.