Mesites, small terrestrial birds with poor powers of flight, are especially noteworthy because they are one of the very oldest branches of the gruiform tree.
As the newest of the five terrestrial channels the station has had an uphill struggle to get into the hearts and minds of the viewing public.
The astragalus of diadectids is identical to those of late Paleozoic terrestrial amniotes in structure and relationship to neighboring elements.
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Ananas is a terrestrial genus, but it grows continuously, whereas most terrestrial orchids have distinct active and dormant phases.
Body size distributions have been linked to physical habitat structure in terrestrial ecosystems.
Like their terrestrial counterparts, the oceanic deserts are low in biomass.
Transient flooding with fresh water is a world-wide phenomenon in river floodplains and wetlands as well as other terrestrial ecosystems.
Both the shortage and the excess of water may cause severe stress to terrestrial plants, with ultimately lethal outcomes.
The terrestrial biosphere is, indeed, a vast natural carbon store, but its capacity to take up substantially increased quantities of CO2 is severely limited.