10 Amazing Caracal Facts

Caracal (scientific name: Caracal caracal) is a medium-sized cat that has characteristic long tufted ears. They are native to Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and arid areas of Pakistan and northwestern India.

Caracal is also called the “desert lynx”, but they actually do not really look like a lynx. They have longer legs, a more slender body, and their tail is considerably longer than true lynx. Only their big, muscle, and powerful hind legs actually resemble the lynx. Here are 10 amazing caracal facts.

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A meteor strike wiped out an ancient city 3,600 years ago

As the inhabitants of an ancient Middle Eastern city now called Tall el-Hammam went about their daily business one day about 3,600 years ago, they had no idea an unseen icy space rock was speeding toward them at about 38,000 mph (61,000 kph).

Christopher R. Moore, University of South Carolina

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Designing for Water Conservation in Arid Climates

Climate changes are making pre-existing water shortages in dry climates even more severe. Drought conditions make life challenging for all beings, but as humans, we can take action to ensure the homes and buildings we construct are designed to conserve water for all plants, animals, and people that need it.

Of course, massive action is best for our planet. Though personal efforts may make a difference over time, large-scale changes are necessary to preserve the global water supply. Before we explore the green infrastructure designs for water conservation in arid climates, we must assess the challenges they counter.

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Debunking Myths About Geothermal Energy

The demand for clean energy is increasing as more people adopt eco-conscious values. The media portrays solar power as the industry leader, leaving other renewable electricity forms in the dark. Before investing in emissionless power sources, it is essential to evaluate their differences and consumer benefits.

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10 Amazing Ocelot Facts

Ocelot (scientific name: Leopardus pardalis) is a medium-sized spotted wild cat. It is about twice the size of a typical housecat. The Ocelot is native to Mexico, Central and South America, the southwestern United States, and to the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Margarita. They occupy tropical forests, mangrove forests, savanna grasslands, coastal swamps, and thorny plains.

Ocelot is also known as the dwarf leopard because of its unique color patterns. Here are 10 amazing ocelot facts.

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Bombetoka Bay from space: top 5 most amazing photos

Bombetoka Bay is a bay on the northwestern coast of Madagascar, where the Betsiboka River flows into the Mozambique Channel. It is near the city of Mahajanga,  a popular tourist destination, and also an administrative district on the northwest coast of Madagascar. Here are the 5 most amazing photos of Bombetoka Bay from space.

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