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Invasive Zebra Mussel Larvae Found in Red river in Six Cities

The red river at several locations has witnessed the appearance of an unwelcomed guest, it is the zebra mussel larvae and a considerable number of these have been discovered for the first time at different locations north of Wahpeton.

Named ‘Veligers’, these invasive species have been found in the river at six cities: Wahpeton, Abercrombie, Fargo, Grand Forks, Drayton and Pembina.

Scientists Discover One of the First Animals to Develop Armour for Fending Itself; a Spiky Worm

Scientists Discover One of the First Animals to Develop Armour for Fending Itself; a Spiky Worm

The survival of the fittest! The assertion holds good for all forms of life and very aptly for the newly discovered species of a worm that is covered with spikes and has been asserted to be one of the first animals on Earth to develop armor to protect itself from predators and to use a specialized mode of feeding.

Northern Hemisphere’ Summer Solstice 2015 approaches on 21st June

All those in love with the sun and its light will get to enjoy a little more of it this Sunday, the 21st June as it is the longest day for the year, 2015 or the summer solstice.

The summer solstice is the day with the maximum hours of sunlight in the whole year. The solstice occurs when the sun halts at the Tropic of Cancer before returning southwards.

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