What porcupines do in winter (besides eat and sleep)
Porcupines do not throw their quills as some believe. These quills easily detach, but only through physical contact with a porcupine. Fun Fact 1 ... mixed forested areas but can also be found in deciduous forests, scrubby tundra areas, and rocky slopes.
Boreal Forests Burning More Now Than Any Time in Past 10,000 Years
Climate scientists care about what might happen in boreal forests because ... from evergreen to deciduous. The deciduous trees, like aspen and birch, did not burn as easily, and this slowed down the fire frequency. "So that's really interesting to us ...
QI: Some quite interesting facts about figs
Our edible figs are usually varieties of the common fig (Ficus carica), one of the few non-tropical deciduous varieties (and, yes, it does have its own pollinator wasp with the rather rakish name of Blastophaga psenes). It produces two kinds of trees ...
Great Bay Discovery Center
Ian also learned a couple of interesting facts about the birch tree that he has in the woods ... Brothers Nils Jobe, 6, and Bengt Jobe, 8, learned about and built a diorama of a deciduous forest and the organisms living inside. "I don't know what I made ...
Interesting Facts About the Luna Moth
The adults don't feed, and their habitat is deciduous hardwood forests. They fly from May-July in the north, and from March-September in the south. Their wing span is 2 15/16 - 4 1/8 inches, and adults can fit right in your hand! Each instar generally ...