World Migratory Bird Day

World Migratory Bird Day is celebrated each year in over 65 countries on 11 and 12 May. Initiated in 2006, the Day is an annual campaign organized by the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS) and the African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbird Agreement (AEWA)–two intergovernmental wildlife treaties administered by the More...

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By gktoday On Thursday, December 23rd, 2010

Pliosaur- The Sea Monsters

The innermost secrets of a colossal “sea monster” skull are being revealed by one of the UK’s most powerful CT scanners. The X-rays are helping to build up a 3D picture of this ferocious predator, More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Dolly and her four Dollies

Dolly, the sheep, became a scientific sensation when her birth was announced in 1996. Now, 14 years on, the scientist, who cloned Dolly, has claimed to have created four more sheep who are the exact genetic duplicates More...

By gktoday On Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Animals,Birds and Symbols

Which bird is the international symbol of happiness? Bluebird Which bird is the international symbol of peace? Pigeon Which animal is the emblem of the USA.’s Republican Party? The Elephant. Birds – More...

By gktoday On Sunday, April 5th, 2009
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GK -Facts about Animals and Birds -Part 2

21. The phenomenon of summer sleep by animals is called Aestivation 22. Which of the following is not obtained from the bark of a tree a. Quinine b. Tannin c. Cinnamon d. Bhang Ans : D 23. Which of the following More...

By gktoday On Sunday, April 5th, 2009

GK -Facts about Animals and Birds -Part 1

1. The bird which has no wings at all Kiwi 2. Which is the flying mammal Bat 3. Of major insect groups, which are the only ones with just one pair of wings Flies 4. What is the name of the animal which More...