The willows are deciduous trees and shrubs in the genus Salix, part of the willow family Salicaceae.
There are about 350 species in this genus worldwide, found primarily on moist soils in cooler ... > more
Obedience training involves training an animal, most often a dog, to obey basic control commands such as sit, down, and heel. There are almost as many methods of training as there are trainers, but ... > more
A prion (short for proteinaceous infectious particle) is a unique type of infectious agent, as it is made only of protein. It is now commonly accepted that prions are responsible for a number of ... > more
Insulin is a polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism. Apart from being the primary effector in carbohydrate homeostasis, it has effects on fat metabolism and it can change the ... > more
Flamingos are gregarious wading birds, usually 3 to 5 feet in height, found in both the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. There are four species in the Americas while two exist in the Old World. ... > more
The Canada Lynx (Lynx canadensis) is a close relative of the Eurasian Lynx. Some authorities regard both as conspecific. However, in some characteristics the Canada Lynx is more similar to the Bobcat ... > more
The Icelandic horse is a breed of pony that has lived in Iceland since the mid-800s, having been brought to the island by Viking settlers. The Icelandic Horse is basically a man-made breed as it is a ... > more