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Reproduction Terminology

adult — The mature stage of an organism, usually recognized by the organism’s attaining the ability to reproduce. ammonite — n. One of a group of extinct, shelled, marine cephalopods related to squids; cephalopods are within the larger group Mollusca, which includes clams and snails. Ammonite shells were generally coiled, though some non-coiled forms did […]

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Global Biome

A biome /ˈbaɪoʊm/ is a community of plants and animals that have common characteristics for the environment they exist in. They can be found over a range of continents. Biomes are distinct biological communities that have formed in response to a shared physical climate.[1][2] “Biome” is a broader term than “habitat“; any biome can comprise […]