A. Amazing Animal Abilities





1. Boys Who Decorate

2. Butterfly Journeys

3. Dancing Maps

4. Greatest Hits

5. Mouse Opera

6. Magpie Choir

7. Homeward Bound

8. Led by a Tail

9. A Special Knowing

10. Love Lights Light Language

11. Loving the Nightlife

12. Strong as an Ant

13. Animal Cartographers

14. Animal Builders

15. Amazing Animals Extraordinary Ordinary



1. Boys Who Decorate


Story Sources:


Attenborough, David. "Animal behaviour of the Australian bowerbird." BBC Wildlife (video).

Web: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPbWJPsBPdA


"Bowerbird." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 1 December 2008.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bowerbird

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bowerbird&oldid=255168981


"Bowerbirds." New South Wales Government, Department of Environment and Climate Change.  September 2002.

Web: http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/plantsanimals/Bowerbirds.htm

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5xQttSUXH


Friend, Tim. Animal Talk: Breaking the Codes of Animal Language. New York: Free Press, 2005.


Wyckoff, Betsy and Barbara Goodman. Talking Apes & Dancing Bees: Intelligence, Emotions, and Other Marvels of the Animal Kingdom. Barrytown: Station Hill Press, 1999.



2. Butterfly Journeys


Story and Background Sources:


Butterfly Conservation

Web: http://www.butterfly-conservation.org


Monarch Watch

Web: http://www.monarchwatch.org/class/studproj/vector.htm

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Web: http://www.aireimagen.com.mx/english/papalotzin/travesia.html

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Garcia-Navarro, Lourdes. "Studies Reveal Mechanisms of Monarch Migration." NPR. 4 February 2005 (with audio clip)

Web: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=18024428

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5xQtXCxhn


Gibo, T. "Tactics and Vectors." University of Toronto. 1998.

Web: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/~w3gibo/index.htm

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McKinley, James C., Jr. "To Save Endangered Butterfly, Become a Butterfly." New York Times. 8 November 2005.

Web: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/08/science/earth/08monarch.html?_r=1

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McNeil, Donald G. "Fly Away Home." New York Times. 3 October 2006.

Web: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/03/science/03butter.html?scp=1&sq=fly+away+home+monarch&st=nyt

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McNeil, Donald G. "Ask Science: Fly Away Home Q&A." New York Times. 6 October 2006.

Web: http://www.nytimes.com/2006/10/06/science/06askscience.html?scp=6&sq=monarch butterflies&st=cse

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"Mexico Targets Loggers to Protect Butterflies." NPR. 7 December 2007 (with audio clip)

Web: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=16996756

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5xQxnKwv1


Nielsen, John. "Following the Monarchs in an Ultralight Airplane." NPR. 22 September 2005 (with audio clip)

Web: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4858381

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5xQy073rW



3. Dancing Maps


Story and Background Information Sources:


Daniels-Zeller, Debra. "Colony Collapse Disorder." PCC Natural Markets. October 2007.

Web: http://www.pccnaturalmarkets.com/sc/0710/sc0710-bees.html

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"Declining honeybees a 'threat' to food supply: U.S. dependent on insects to pollinate about one-third of crops." MSNBC. 2 May 2007.

Web: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/18442426/

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5vgYcSKuB


Giurfa, Martin et al., "The concepts of 'sameness' and 'difference' in an insect." Nature, Vol. 410(6831), pp 930-933. 19 April 2001.

Web: http://www.cogs.indiana.edu/spackled/2010readings/Giurfa.Honeybees.pdf

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5vzLYy7Ay


Gutierrez, David. "Honeybee Colony Collapse Disorder Finally Explained: Too Many Chemicals." Natural News Network. 24 March 2010.

Web: http://www.naturalnews.com/028429_colony_collapse_disorder_chemicals.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5vgYeWO9U


Mayles, Rick. "Do bees buzz to communicate with each other." WebWorldArticles.com. 15 August 2010

Web: http://www.webworldarticles.com/e/a/title/Do-bees-buzz-to-communicate-with-each-other/

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Mayles, Rick. "How do bees hear and feel different tastes." WebWorldArticles.com. 15 August 2010

Web: http://www.webworldarticles.com/e/a/title/How-do-bees-hear-and-feel-different-tastes/

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Narby, Jeremy. Intelligence in Nature: An Inquiry into Knowledge. New York, NY: The Penguin Group, 2006.


"Professor Helps Develop Techniques To Reduce Threat Against Honeybees." TerraDaily. 23 May 2007.

Web: http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Professor_Helps_Develop_Techniques_To_Reduce_Threat_Against_Honeybees_999.html

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"Robobees: Insect-like robots are creating a buzz." RT. 7 December 2009.

Web: http://rt.com/usa/news/robobees-insect-like-robots/

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Wyckoff, Betsy and Barbara Goodman. Talking Apes & Dancing Bees: Intelligence, Emotions, and Other Marvels of the Animal Kingdom. Barrytown: Station Hill Press, 1999. 



4. Greatest Hits




Krause, Bernie. The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2012.


Walker, Matt. "Chimps born to appreciate music." BBC: Earth News. 30 July 2009.

Web: http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8174000/8174534.stm

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6DCZqpE2G


Story Sources:


Story One


Carey, Bjorn. "Ship Noise Drowns Out Whale Talk, a Threat to Mating." LiveScience. 20 February 2005

Web: http://www.livescience.com/164-ship-noise-drowns-whale-talk-threat-mating.html

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"Home Humpback FAQ." The Whalesong Project

Web: http://www.whalesong.net/index.php/humpback-faq

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Laist, David W. et al. "Collisions Between Ships and Whales." Marine Mammal Science, 17(1):35–75 (January 2001), Society for Marine Mammalogy.

Web: http://mmc.gov/articles/pdf/shipstrike.pdf

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"Using Cold-War Technology to Study Distribution and Behavior of Large Whales." Bioacoustics Research Program, Cornell University.

Web: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/brp/research/using-cold-war-technology-to-study-distribution-and-behavior-of-large-whales

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Story Two


Qiu, Jane. "Fish Sing, Fish Hear." Journal of Experimental Biology 208, ii (2005). 4 August 2005.

Web: http://jeb.biologists.org/cgi/content/full/208/16/ii

Permanent link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.01798


"The cocktail party effect: Fish and human brains perform 'auditory scene analysis' when looking for love in all the loud places." Cornell News. 25 June 1998.

Web: http://www.news.cornell.edu/releases/June98/hummingfish.hrs.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5csIxPtHH


Story Three


Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff and Susan McCarthy. When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals. New York: Delta, 1996.


Mennill, Daniel. "Female chickadees love the lead singer." University of Windsor. USA Today. 2 May 2002.

Web: http://web2.uwindsor.ca/courses/biology/dmennill/USAtoday.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5csJH7Bsl


Story Four


"Crested gibbon (Hylobates concolor) — At home in the top of the trees." Natur Spot Animal magazine.

Web: http://magazine.naturspot.de/text/crested-gibbon.html

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Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff and Susan McCarthy. When Elephants Weep: The Emotional Lives of Animals. New York: Delta, 1996.


Activity Source:


Part Four


"Human Noises Cause Fish Stress and Tissue Damage." The Fish Site. 1 April 2009.

Web: http://www.thefishsite.com/fishnews/9519/human-noises-cause-fish-stress-and-tissue-damage

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5fwJcuzzk



5. Mouse Opera


Story Sources:


Story One


Holy, TE and Guo Z (2005) "Ultrasonic Songs of Male Mice." PLoS Biol 3(12): e386

Web: http://www.plosbiology.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pbio.0030386

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5csTsPzg3


Sample, Ian. "Why male mice feel urge to break out into song." guardian.co.uk. 1 November 2005.

Web: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2005/nov/01/research.highereducation

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5csUFBZbz


Story Two


Sikora, Rae. Personal account.



 6. Magpie Choir




7. Homeward Bound


Story Sources:


Campbell, H. A., Watts, M. E., Sullivan, S., Read, M. A., Choukroun, S., Irwin, S. R. and Franklin, C. E. "Estuarine crocodiles ride surface currents to facilitate long-distance travel." Journal of Animal Ecology, 79: 955–964. British Ecological Society, 2010.

Web: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2656.2010.01709.x/full

Permanent link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2656.2010.01709.x


Read, Mark A., Grigg, G. C., Irwin, S. R., Shanahan, D., and Franklin, C. E.  "Satellite Tracking Reveals Long Distance Coastal Travel and Homing by Translocated Estuarine Crocodiles, Crocodylus porosus." PLoS ONE 2(9): e949. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0000949. 26 September 2007.

Web: http://www.plosone.org/doi/pone.0000949

Permanent link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0000949


Robbins, John. The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our World. San Francisco: Conari Press, 2011 (Blackie story quoted from World Farming newsletter).


"Saltwater crocodiles can find their way home." AAAS: EurekAlert. 25 September 2007.

Web: http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2007-09/plos-scc092407.php

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Sheldrake, Rupert. Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000.


Steiger, Sherry Hansen and Brad Steiger. The Mysteries of Animal Intelligence: True Stories of Animals with Amazing Abilities. New York: Tor Books, 2007.


Activity Four, Reference:


Minard, Anne. "'Weird Beastie' Shrimp Have Super-Vision." National Geographic News. 19 May 2008

Web: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/05/080519-shrimp-colors.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5iZ1YKSap


"New type of vision found in shrimp." University of Queensland: UK News Online. 20 March 2008.

Web: http://www.uq.edu.au/news/index.html?article=14283

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5xQyrX30g



8. Led by a Tail


Story Source


Sikora, Rae. Personal account.


Activity Two


"Bees' tiny brains beat computers, study finds." The Guardian. 24 October 2010.

Web: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/oct/24/bees-route-finding-problems

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6EkmcPunn 



9. Psychic Dogs A special knowing


Background and Stories


Kenneally, Christine. Surviving the Tsunami: What Sri Lanka's animals knew that humans didn't. Slate. 30 December 2004.

Web: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2004/12/surviving_the_tsunami.html

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Mott, Maryann. "Did Animals Sense Tsunami Was Coming?" National Geographic News. 4 January 2005.

Web: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/01/0104_050104_tsunami_animals.html

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Sheldrake, Rupert. Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home: And Other Unexplained Powers of Animals. New York: Three Rivers Press, 2000.


Activity One (plants and sound)


Telewski, Frank W. "A unified hypothesis of mechanoperception in plants: External mechanical forces" American Journal of Botany. 16 August 2006.

Web: http://www.amjbot.org/content/93/10/1466.full

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Activity Two: Background


Gleick, James. "New Appreciation Of the Complexity In a Flock of Birds." The New York Times. 24 November 1987

Web: http://www.nytimes.com/1987/11/24/science/new-appreciation-of-the-complexity-in-a-flock-of-birds.html?pagewanted=all&src=pm

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Owen, James. "Unlocking How Flocks Stop, Turn, and Swirl in Unison." National Geographic News. 4 March 2005.

Web: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/03/0304_050304_flocking.html

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"Researchers Unravel the Magic of Flocks of Starlings." ScienceDaily. 16 August 2011.

Web: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110808083655.htm

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Activity Two: Tests


Caduto, Michael J. and Bruchac, Joseph. Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activities for Children. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 1991.



10. Love Lights light language


Angier, Natalie. Smithsonian magazine. July–August 2010.

Web: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/specialsections/40th-anniversary/Listening-to-Bacteria.html

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"Bioluminescence." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 31 October 2012.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioluminescence

Permanent Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bioluminescence&oldid=520683847


Branham, Marc. "The Firefly Files." Ohio State University: Museum of Biological Diversity. 1998.

Web: http://iris.biosci.ohio-state.edu/projects/FFiles/

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6C3HfQYJ4


Brinckloe, Julie, Fireflies!! New York: Aladdin (Simon & Schuster), 1986. (Note: This is a children's book.)


Colwell, Kitran. "Bioluminescence." The Quantum Immortal.

Web: http://www.quantum-immortal.net/physics/biolum.php

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6C3HhXx1Y 

{This page is very nicely done and informative, but you should be aware that the whole site is essentially an advertisement for this one guy. I don't know if you care.}}


"Firefly or Lightning Bug." Enchanted Learning.

Web: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/insects/beetles/Fireflyprintout.shtml

Archived by WebCiteŽ: {site refuses to be archived—it's a subscription site}


Friend, Tim. Animal Talk: Breaking the Codes of Animal Language. New York: Free Press, 2005.


Hadhazy, Adam. "Shining Examples: 10 Bioluminescent Creatures that Glow in Surprising Ways [Slide Show]." Scientific American. 18 December 2009.

Web: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bioluminescent-avatar

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"Pennsylvania Firefly." Fairfax County Public Schools: Island Creek Elementary School, Virginia.

Web: http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/pennsylvania_firefly.htm

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Udasin, Sharon. "Glow-in-the-dark marine bacteria lure predators." Jerusalem Postt. 26 February 2012.

Web: http://www.jpost.com/Sci-Tech/Article.aspx?id=259515

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Wilson, Tracy V. "How Bioluminescence Works." howstuffworks.

Web: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/life/zoology/all-about-animals/bioluminescence.htm

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11. Loving the Nightlifee


Story Source:


Sikora, Rae. Personal account.


Background Information about Bats:


"All About Bats/Intro to Bats." Bat Conservation International.

Web: http://www.batcon.org/index.php/all-about-bats/intro-to-bats.html

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12. Strong as an Ant




13. Animal Cartographers


Story Sources:


Stories One and Two


"Baboons And Pigeons Are Capable Of Higher-Level Cognition, Behavioral Studies Show." ScienceDaily. 16 February 2009.
Web: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090212141143.htm 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/61zGgszhe


Page, George. The Singing Gorilla: Understanding Animal Intelligence. London: Headline Book Publishing Ltd, 2000.


Story Three


Briggs, Helen. "Chimps beat humans in memory test." BBC News. 3 December 2007.
Web: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/7124156.stm

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/5csXURDzw


Ritter, Malcolm. "Young Chimp Outscores College Students in Memory Test." National Geographic News. 3 December 2007

Web: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/12/071203-AP-chimp-memory.html

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14. Animal Builders


Background Sources:


Background about Animal Builders


Hancocks, David. Master Builders of the Animal World. NY, NY: Harper & Row, 1973.


Background about Beavers and Termites


Gould, James. R. and Carol Grant Gould. Animal Architects: Building and the Evolution of Intelligence. Cambridge, MA: Basic Books, Perseus Books Group, 2007.


Hansell, Mike. Built by Animals: The Natural History of Animal Architecture. NY, NY: Oxford University Press, Inc., 2009.


Background about Beavers


"Beaver." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 26 September 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beaver

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Beaver&oldid=452494115


"Keystone species." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 22 September 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keystone_species 

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Keystone_species&oldid=451932830


Mills, Enos A. In Beaver World. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1990.


Richards, Dorothy and Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci. Beaversprite: My Years Building an Animal Sanctuary. Interlacken, NY: Heart of the Lakes Publishing, 1983.


Background about Termites


Soos, Andy. "Termite Mounds." ENN (Environmental News Network). 8 September 2010.

Web: http://www.enn.com/wildlife/article/41751 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/621V9kxGk


"Termite." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 26 September 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Termite 

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Termite&oldid=452526410


Story Sources:


Story One


Buyukmihci, Hope S., Hans Fantel, and John Pimlott. Unexpected Treasure. NY, NY: M. Evans and Company, Inc., 1968.


Ryden, Hope. Lily Pond: Four Years with a Family of Beavers. Scranton, PA: William Morrow and Co., Inc., 1989.


Ryden, Hope. The Beaver. NY, NY: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1986.


Story Two


"Biomimicry." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 20 September 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biomimicry 

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Biomimicry&oldid=451442201


Doan, Abigail. "Green Building in Zimbabwe Modeled After Termite Mounds." Inhabitat.com.10 December 2007.

Web: http://inhabitat.com/building-modelled-on-termites-eastgate-centre-in-zimbabwe/ 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/621VFMVJc


Activity Sources:


Activity One


"Ant colony." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 9 August 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant_colony 

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ant_colony&oldid=443882004


"Artificial reef." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 15 September 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_reef 

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Artificial_reef&oldid=450705379


Dombrowski, Christopher. "Self-assembling rafts: how fire ants survive floods." Ars Technica. May 2011.

Web: http://arstechnica.com/science/news/2011/05/self-assembling-rafts-how-fire-ants-survive-floods.ars 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/621VQNZlJ


Khan, Amina. "Mystery of floating fire ants solved." The Sydney Morning Herald. 2 May 2011.

Web: http://www.smh.com.au/technology/sci-tech/mystery-of-floating-fire-ants-solved-20110502-1e3r1.html 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/621VVJCyL


"Orb-weaver spider." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 21 September 2011.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orb-weaver_spider 

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Orb-weaver_spider&oldid=451701693


"Small Mammals of North Dakota: Black-tailed Prairie Dog, Cynomys ludovicianus." Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, USGS (U.S. Geological Survey), 3 August 2006.

Web: http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/mammals/mammals/prairie.htm 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/621VZbtPd


Walker, Matt. "Ant mega-colony takes over world." BBC: Earth News. 1 July 2009.

Web: http://news.bbc.co.uk/earth/hi/earth_news/newsid_8127000/8127519.stm 

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/621VdZ0DN


Activity Two


"Ecological succession." 13 October 2011

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecological_succession

Permanent link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ecological_succession&oldid=455393705


"Ecological Succession: Transformation of Communities Over Time." Morning Earth

Web: http://www.morning-earth.org/graphic-e/Transf-Success.htm

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/62wlfqJ83


Kimball, John W. "Plant Succession." Kimball's Biology Pages 6 May 2011

Web: http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/S/Succession.html

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15. Amazing Animals Extraordinary Ordinary




Barriaux, Marianne. "Dogs trained to warn of an imminent epileptic fit." The Guardian. 15 October 2006.

Web: http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2006/oct/16/lifeandhealth.medicineandhealth

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6IHntdfbI


"Cetaceans: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises." Save the Whales.

Web: http://www.savethewhales.org/about_whales.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6IJDIme5s


Chudler, Eric H. "Neuroscience for Kids: Amazing Animal Senses." University of Washington.

Web: http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/amaze.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6IHneoj2F


Correa, Julio E. "The Dog's Sense of Smell." Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Alabama A&M University and Auburn University). June, 2011.

Web: http://www.aces.edu/pubs/docs/U/UNP-0066/UNP-0066.pdf

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"Dogs Smell Diabetic Attacks Coming." National Geographic News. 28 October 2010.

Web: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2009/06/090630-diabetes-dogs-video-ap.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6IHnpaDAP


"Infrasound." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. 7 May 2013.

Web: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Infrasound

Permanent Link: http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Infrasound&oldid=554037379


Klappenbach, Laura. "The wild side of animal senses: Beyond the five human senses." All-Creatures.org. Animals in Print: The On-Line Newsletter. 11 August 2004.

Web: http://www.all-creatures.org/aip/nl-20040811-wild.html

Archived by WebCiteŽ: http://www.webcitation.org/6IHnc3st1


Maugh II, Thomas H. "Tip them over and they still point north: Images show cows tend to orient themselves like a compass needle." Los Angeles Times. 26 August 2008.

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