By Elizabeth Havercroft

Glance out for the Allosaurus! do you want to determine what occurs in the course of a yr on the planet of dinosaurs? Then come spend the following one year within the Jurassic interval. try out 8 action-packed scenes for a bird's-eye view of infants hatching, plesiosaurs swimming, and dinosaurs escaping from a wooded area fireplace. preserve your eye at the calendar too. through spending a complete yr on this planet of dinosaurs, you could watch occasions spread because the seasons switch.

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The myth of storks delivering babies probably arose because migrating storks arrive in Europe nine months after midsummer. The auk family’s surviving species include puffins, razorbills, and guillemots. GOODBYE GREAT AUK The great auk was a flightless seabird that lived in the north Atlantic and looked, swam, and hunted fish in the same way as the penguins of the southern hemisphere. Being flightless, the great auk had no defences against European sailors, who hunted it to extinction. The last bird was clubbed to death by collectors in June 1844.

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Eathers are not just for flying – they are also for attracting attention. In the breeding season birds, unlike drably coloured mammals, flaunt brilliant colours, oversized tails, and all manner of decorations to impress the opposite sex. The showiest birds of all are males that mate with lots of partners. They contribute little to raising families, and devote all their energy to showing off. Their glossy colours and elaborate displays perform a vital function, advertising the excellence of their genes.

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