How many species of plants&animals are there?

Answer As of 2007, there are 1,263,186 species of animals (including vertebrate, invertebrate, microbial) and 326,175 species of plants (including mosses, algae and microbial) on planet Earth. Of the anim... Read More »

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What is an exotic species&an invasive species?

Exotic and invasive are terms used by the United States Department of Agriculture to describe plant status in a given area of the United States. An exotic species has been introduced to one ecosyst... Read More »

When did the endangered species act become law?

The Endangered Species Preservation Act became law in 1966. The original act protected native species. A 1969 amendment allowed for protection of species at risk for global extinction, and the name... Read More »

Finches: Species?

There are more than 400 different species of finches in the world. The Humane Society of the United States divides these species into three families: Estrildidae, Fringillidae, or Ploceidae. Altho... Read More »

How to Create Your Own Species in "AVP" for the PS3?

"AVP," or "Aliens vs. Predator" is an action game released by UK-based game developer Rebellion and released for the PlayStation 3 on Feb. 16, 2010. Based on the "Aliens" and "Predator" franchises,... Read More »