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Archive for September, 2011

THE MISCONCEPTION THAT BATS ARE BLIND

BATS ARE BLIND????? NOT ACCORDING TO THIS. A common misconception perpetuated by its use in metaphors and similes , bats actually have quite normal eyesight, although they are very photosensitive and easily dazzled by excessive light. However, bats do often use echolocation in situations where their eyesight fails them, such as times of low light […]

September 10th, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, LIES FALSE MISCONCEPTIONS Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

BATS & PLANTS FORM A BOND SO IT WORKS

BATS AND PLANTS IN HARMONY …Well it is truly amazing Who would have thought that plants and bats can work together in such an interesting relationship? A plant known as Nepenthes rafflesiana pitcher has gained a great source of nutrition and coexistence. Bats seem to work together with the plants, providing them with food as […]

September 2nd, 2011
Topic: ANIMALS & STOCK, Bats, PLANTS CROPS WEEDS Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

SO YOU THINK YOU HAVE IT BAD WITH A DRY SEASON. THEN LOOK AT THIS….

OLD TIME DROUGHTS GOING BACK THOUSANDS OF YEARS Have you ever wondered just how bad the climate can change within a world that is constantly getting hotter? The results would be absolutely staggering. These results come from the journal known as Science. With Curt Stager leading a professional team of international scientists, more than four […]

September 2nd, 2011
Topic: CLIMATE CHANGE CARBON TAX, DROUGHTS FLOODS Tags: , , , , , , , ,

THE DEVIL AND HIS MARBLES….

The Devil’s Marbles.How they were formed.. To Australia’s Aborigines, who are native to the land of Oz, the Devil’s Marbles are called Karlu Karlu. These are giant round granite red boulders with a background of a beautiful landscape. Some are 50 centimeters and others are 60 meters across. Some seem to have been posed in […]

September 2nd, 2011
Topic: LANDMARKS ICONS, TOURISM & ACCOMMODATION Tags: , , , , , ,