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EPOW - Ecology Picture of the Week
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Each week a different image of our fascinating environment is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional ecologist.
Each week a different image of our fascinating environment is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional ecologist.

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Fluttering Petrels -- Elliot's (or White-Vented) Storm-Petrel (Oceanites gracilis galapagoensis), Family Hydrobatidae, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Looking like butterflies dancing over some meadow ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170327.htm
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Shining Flycatcher Switch -- Shining Flycatcher (Myiagra alecto), Family Monarchidae, Northern Territory, Australia.
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
One of these things is actually just like the other. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170320.htm
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Khainag: But Nadim or Yaddik? -- Domestic Yak (Bos grunniens) - Cattle (Bos taurus) Hybrid, Khovsgol Lake, Mongolia.
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
This shaggiest of cattle is not a true cattle. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170313.htm
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Volcanic Mud Pools -- Rotorua, New Zealand
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Watch your step among these boiling cauldrons of volcanically-heated mud! This is the stuff of hobbits and Middle Earth. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170306.htm
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The Mile-High Lake -- Eagle Lake, California
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Resting nearly a mile above sea level (5100 feet elevation) is alkaline Eagle Lake in northeastern California. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170227.htm
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The Unknown Bobangi Huntsman -- Unidentified or new species (spider Sp A [new]), Family Sparassidae, Bobangi, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
This swift-moving leggy arachnid is a huntsman... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170220.htm
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The Most Southern Tree Fern -- Smith's or Soft Tree Fern (Cyathea smithii), Family Cyatheaceae, North Island, New Zealand
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Here is a resident of the moist montane environments of New Zealand: the southernmost tree fern. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170213.htm
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Beach Biodiversity -- Sand Dollar, Order Clypeasteroida, Puerto Peñasco, Mexico
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
OK, how many different species can you identify in this image? ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170130.htm
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Willow Tit (Poecile [Parus] montanus), Family Paridae, Khovsgol Lake, Mongolia
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
Talk about a food web...! ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170206.htm
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Huhu: Friend or Foe? -- Huhu Beetle (Prionoplus reticularis), Family Cerambycidae, Northland, North Island, New Zealand
Credit & Copyright: Dr. Bruce G. Marcot
It is well after dusk, time for the flight of the huhu. ... <more> ...
http://www.plexuseco.com/EPOW/EPOW-Archive/archive_2017/EPOW-170123.htm
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