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The Cicada Challenge to Darwinian Evolution - Discovery Institute


Discovery Institute
It is no mere coincidence that cicadas have evolved indivisible life cycles. As explained by the entomologist Stephen Jay Gould, prime cycles have a major evolutionary advantage over cycles that are multiples of smaller numbers of years, and for a ...

Zootropolis fans in China flock to buy rare £2000 fennec foxes - The Guardian


The Guardian
“If trading fennec foxes becomes widely practised in China, the illegal trade of fennec foxes from their native region will certainly increase,” Zhang Jinshuo, an associate professor at the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Institute of Zoology, told the Times.

Haifa, Ben-Gurion universities to open R&D centers in China - The Times of Israel


The Times of Israel
The lab will specialize in research in ecology, big data, biomedicine, and neurobiology. The building will be funded entirely by the Chinese government, the University of Haifa said. The deal was similar to one announced last week by Ben-Gurion ...

Cicada in Chinese Folklore

San Antonio - United States

Looks at how the ancient Chinese regarded cicadas as symbols of rebirth or immortality.

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2007 Cicada Mania! Brood XIII Cicada Emergence
United States

Profile of the Chicago area 17-year cicada species dubbed Brood XIII. Meet the species included in the brood: Magicicada spetendecim, Magicicada cassini, and Magicicada septendecula. From the Lake County Forest Preserves.

Chinese Cricket Culture
United States

Encompasses a 2000 year history of both singing insects and fighting crickets.

Chinese Monal (Lophophorus lhuysi)
United States

Photos, details about the appearance of the male and female, and facts about this bird's habitat.

Chinese Dormouse (Dryomys sichuanensis)
United Kingdom

Information on this endangered species only found in Sichuan Province.

United States

Photos, taxonomic notes, and observations.

Asystasia gangetica (Chinese Violet)
United States

Plant synonyms, scientific classification, and distribution map. Provides invasive species and introduced plant information.

United States

Information on this tree, its description, its use and management. [PDF]

Pterocarya stenoptera: Chinese Wingnut
United States

Fact sheet about this tree, including a photo.

Chinese Fire-Bellied Toad
United States

Guide to caring for and breeding of Bombina orientalis, a toad of southeastern Siberia, northeastern China, and Korea.

United Kingdom

Plants for a Future: description, botanic details, cultivation, uses, range.