Posts by: mmelleby

Ducks: The Familiar Swimmer

Ducks are one of society’s everyday creatures. They are in parks, on lakes, and even all over small, suburban towns waiting for passerby’s to drop break crumbs for them to eat. Ducks, to us, are something simple with little interest revolving around them. But are they that simple?

Having Venom Just Wasn’t Enough: The Flying Snake

The ability to glide has evolved separately in a surprising diversity of animals that stretches from reptiles, mammals, frogs, ants, and fish to even some species of squid. One of the more interesting gliders, however, must be the Chrysopelea, often called the “flying snake”.