What is the difference between freshwater Flowing Water and Standing Water?
Flowing water occurs on land in freshwater streams and rivers. Flowing water usually begins to flow due to snowmelt or lakes that overflow. The water usually flows to the sea.
Flowing water can be fast-moving, slow-moving, or stagnant (not moving – it is motionless). Scientists usally regard motionless water to be stagnant if it has not moved in four consecutive days.
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What does the Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus) drink?
The Brown Rat, common on all continents except Antarctica, is an omnivore, eating almost anything.
The Brown Rat drinks water. It needs to keep hydrated, especially in summer. It drinks freshwater, not salt water.
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What’s the difference between a Nile Monitor and a Savannah Monitor Lizard?
The Nile Monitor Lizard is not as stocky as the Savannah Monitor Lizard.
The Nile Monitor Lizard has a narrower snout than the Savannah Monitor Lizard.
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