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Deadly Nightshade

Atropa belladonna
Scale 7 Diat: photosynthetic , Hierachy 1


FACT: The drug ATROPINE is isolated from A. belladonna.

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Graphic by Julia K.
Atropa belladonna or Atropa bella-donna, commonly known asbelladonna or deadly nightshade, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Solanaceae, native to Europe, North Africa, Western Asia, and some parts of Canada and the United States. The foliage and berries are extremely toxic, containing tropane alkaloids. These toxins include scopolamine and hyoscyamine, which cause a […] read more


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The PACIFIC SPIRIT PARK deck uses content created by students in U Hill Elementary School’s, Division 15, Grade 1 class. Led by their teacher, Kate Foreman, the children did an amazing job researching the forest that lays adjacent to the school!



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Pacific Spirit Regional Park is a 874 hectares (2,160 acres)[1] park located in the University Endowment Lands, on Point Grey to the west of the city of Vancouver, British Columbia. It surrounds the endowment lands of the University of British Columbia on the shores of Georgia Straitin the Pacific Ocean. It is a nature preserve […] read more

Village Indigobird

Vidua chalybeata
Scale 5 Diat: herbivore , Hierachy 2

Play: The Village Indigobird has a FLIGHT of 2.
Fact: The Village Indigobird is a brood parasite which lays its eggs in the nests of red-billed fire finches.

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Graphic by David
Photo by David
The village indigobird or steelblue widowfinch (Vidua chalybeata) is a small songbird belonging to the family Viduidae. Origin and phylogeny has been obtained by Antonio Arnaiz-Villena et al.[2] Estrildinae may have originated in India and dispersed thereafter (towards Africa and Pacific Ocean habitats). It is a resident breeding bird in most of Africa south of […] read more

Duck-billed Platypus

Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Scale 6 Diat: carnivore , Hierachy 3
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Play: The platypus has a MOVE of 2 and must feed off of a FRESHWATER TERRAIN card.
Fact: The platypus is only one of a very few mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth.

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Graphic by David
The platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) also known as the duck-billed platypus is asemiaquatic egg-laying mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. Together with the four species of echidna, it is one of the five extant species of monotremes, the only mammals that lay eggs instead of giving birth. It is the sole living representative of its […] read more

Variable Neon Slug

Nembrotha kubaryana
Scale 5 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 2


Play: This slug has a MOVE of 1 and can only feed off of SPECIES cards with class ASCIDIACEA.
Fact: This slug can store, in its tissues, the toxins from the ascidians it eats and then can release them in a slimy defensive mucus when alarmed.

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Nembrotha kubaryana, also known as the variable neon slug, is a species of colorful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae. [3] This animal can reach a total length of more than 120 mm. It is a large dark-bodied nudibranch which may have green stripes running down the length […] read more

Cape Sundew

Drosera capensis
Scale 6 Diat: carbon-macromolecules , Hierachy 3


Play: The Cape Sundew is carnivorous, but can also use photosynthesis. Therefore it can be played as a YELLOW FOOD 1 and/or RED FOOD CHAIN 3.
Fact: The Cape sundew has long, thin leaves that roll up around trapped insects.

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Drosera capensis, commonly known as the Cape sundew, is a small rosette-forming carnivorous species ofperennial[1] sundew native to the Cape in South Africa. Because of its size, easy to grow nature, and the copious amounts of seed it produces, it has become one of the most common sundews in cultivation.D. capensis produces strap-like leaves, up to […] read more