White Stork nest

What does the White Stork nest look like?

The White Stork (Ciconia ciconia) is a large bird in the Ciconiidae family of storks. 

The White Stork migrates from Europe to Africa or Asia to breed, travelling long distances. It breeds in open farmlands near water.

The male and female White Stork build their nest together. They build a very large nest, made of twigs, in tall trees, on the top of chimneys, and on tall posts or platforms. The nest is extra large and on an extra tall structure for extra safety. They re-use the nest each year. 

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How does a Python eat?

How does a Python eat? 

The jaws of a python are not like a human’s jaws. Humans cannot open their mouth very wide, but a python can.

The jaws of a python are extremely flexible because they are not fused together and they are not connected to the back of its mouth. 

A python can open its jaws so wide that it can eat a medium-sized animal whole – such as a deer, antelope, pig, cat, or dog.

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Komodo Dragon’s Tongue

The Komodo Dragon (Varanus komodoensis) is a large reptile in the Varanidae family of monitor lizards. It is an ectotherm varanid. 

The Komodo Dragon has sharp teeth and a long, yellow, deeply-forked tongue. 

It eats invertebrates, birds, and mammals, such as monkeys. It uses venom to kill its prey, because the toxins stop the prey’s wound from clotting. The animal loses blood pressure and lots of blood. The Komodo Dragon takes a bite out of an animal, even a large animal, and the animal dies within a few days. 

The Komodo Dragon can eat a monkey or a deer whole. So, why does it need a long tongue? 

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What is the difference between natural mulch and organic mulch?

Organic mulch is a thin layer of natural material placed on top of soil to keep it moist, and to prevent the soil from drying out. People usually buy it from a plant nursery or garden shop.

Organic mulch can be leaf litter, bark chips, manure, hay, straw, kitchen food scraps, wool, shells, sawdust, pine needles, coconut husks, and grass clippings. 

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