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Synapse - excitation transfer
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Synapse - excitation transfer

Excitatory transmission between neurons If an action potential reaches a synaptic end point, the calcium channels open as a result of the voltage change, and Ca + ions enter the synaptic end point. As a result, the neurotransmitter-filled vesicles are pushed toward the synaptic cleft.

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The Stieglitz (Distelfink) - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Stieglitz Other names: Thornfinch Latin name: Carduelis carduelis Class: Birds Size: 10 - 12cm Weight: approx. 15g Age: 2 - 5 years Appearance: red facial mask, white to yellowish abdominal plumage, yellow and black wing feathers Sex dimorphism: yes Nutrition type : Seed-Eater (granivor) Food: Seeds & Vegetables
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The Tasmanian Devil - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Tasmanian devil Other names: Tasmanian devil Latin name: Sarcophilus harrisii Class: Mammals Size: up to 60cm Weight: 6 - 8kg Age: 3 - 10 years Appearance: black coat Gender demimorphism: yes Nutrition type: carnivore Food: amphibians, insects , Birds, smaller mammals and reptiles Distribution: Tasmania Primary Origin: Australia Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal Habitat: non-specific Natural enemies: / Sexual maturity: from the age of 2 mating season: March - April gestation period: 30 days Litter size: 20 - 30 young Social behavior : Loner Endangered: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Pond Newt - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Pond Newt Latin name: Lissotron vulgaris Class: amphibians Size: 6 - 10cm Weight: 2 - 3g Age: in the wild about five years, in human care up to 20 years Appearance: gray-brown skin, rarely yellowish; sometimes spotted Sexual dimorphism: yes Type of nutrition: insectivore (insectivore) Food: snails, worms, frogfish, insect larvae Origin: Eurasia Sleep / wake rhythm: diurnal Habitat: fish-free ponds and ponds, and their surroundings Natural enemies: stork , Heron, dragonfly larvae, fish Sexual maturity: about the third / fourth year of life Pairing time: March - May Oviposition: 100 - 200 eggs Social behavior:?
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The booby - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Blue-footed Boobies Latin name: Sula nebouxii Class: Birds Size: about 1m Length Weight: 1.8kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: brown-white plumage, blue feet Sex dimorphism: No Diet type: Fish eater (piscivor) Food: Fish distribution : Central America native origin: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: sea, coast, islands natural enemies: / sexual maturity: at the age of four mating season: all year breeding season: 40 - 60 days clutch size: 1 - 3 eggs social behavior: colony-forming Of extinction threatened: Yes You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The rhesus monkey - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Rhesusaffe Other names: Rhesus Makake Latin name: Macaca mulatta Class: Mammals Size: 45 - 55cm (excl. Tail) Weight: 5 - 8kg Age: 20 - 30 years Appearance: yellowish, reddish, brownish coat colors possible Sexual dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Omnivore Food: Leaves, Flowers, Eggs, Fish, Fruits, Insects, Seeds Origin: Asia Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: relatively non-specific; Man's Cultural Successor Natural enemies: King Tiger, Leopard, Constrictor Sexual maturity: approximately from the third to fifth year of mating: All year round Tragzeit: about 165 days (ca.
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The Serval - profile

Character Name: Serval Other Names: / Latin Name: Leptailurus serval Class: Mammals Size: 60 - 90cm Weight: 6 - 18kg Age: 10 - 20 years Appearance: black spotted on golden coat Gender Dimorphism: yes Nutrition Type: Carnivore Food: Amphibians, insects, snakes, birds Origin: Africa native Origin: Africa Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal Habitat: savannah, wetlands, grasslands natural predators: Leopard Sexual maturation: second life mating season:?
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The juniper - conifer

Characteristics Name: juniper Latin name: Juniperus Number of species: about 50 species of juniper Range: northern hemisphere Fruits: round, berry-shaped cones Flowering period: April - June Height: up to 15 meters Age: up to 2000 years Properties of bark: Properties of wood: ? Locations of the tree: lowland and mountainous regions Needles: pointed, approx.
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The Capricorn - Wanted Poster

Characteristics Name: Capricorn Latin name: Capra Class: Mammals Size: approx. 1.5m (head-hull length) Weight: 50 - 150kg Age: 15 - 20 years Appearance: Species-related Sex Dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Herbivore Food: Grasses, mosses, herbs Origin: Africa, Europe, Asia native origin: unknown sleep-wake-rhythm: diurnal habitat: mountain natural enemies: / sexual maturity: from the age of three mating season: December - February gestation period: 5 - 6 months litter size: 1 - 2 juveniles Social Behavior: Herd Animal Critically Endangered: No You will find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The wolf - Wanted poster

Character Name: Wolf Latin Name: Canis lupus Class: Mammals Size: 1.1 - 1.5m Weight: 30 - 60kg Age: 7 - 12 years Appearance: White, Black, Gray Sex Dimorph: Yes Diet Type: Carnivore Food: Deer, rabbits, mice, cattle, sheep, wild boars Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal Habitat: semi-deserts, cold steppes, forests Natural enemies: / Sexual maturation: with 2 - 3 years Mating season: january - february gestation period: 60 - 75 days litter size: 1 - 10 juveniles social behavior: pack animal threatened with extinction: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The biotope

What is a biocnosis? Definition: Biocenosis (Greek: bios = life; koinos = common) is used in biology to describe the living communities of living organisms within a biotope. The term biocenosis refers to the community of animals (zoo zooses), plants (phytoznose) and also to microorganisms (microzosenosis).
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The primeval cancer - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Primeval Cancer Other Names: Kiemenfüßer Latin Name: Triops / Artemia Class: Gillfish Size: 0,5 - 3cm Weight:? Age: 3 - 6 months Appearance: pale pink to transparent Sexual dimorphism: Yes Diet type: plankton filter (planktivor) Food: algae Distribution: worldwide Original source: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: nocturnal and nocturnal Habitat: saltwater Natural enemies:?
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The wagtail - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Wagtail Other names: / Latin Name: Motacilla alba Class: Birds Size: approx. 10cm body length + 10cm tail length Weight: approx. 25g Age: 5 - 8 years Appearance: black and white plumage Sex Dimorphism: No Nutrition Type: Insectivore (insectivore ) Food: Insects, worms, arachnids Distribution: Eurasia, Alaska Original Origin: Europe Sleep / wake cycle: diurnal Habitat: relatively unspecific; Parks, open landscapes, coastal areas, close to standing and running waters natural enemies: magpie, hawk, fox, crow, marten, weasel Sexual maturity: with the second year of life mating season: April - August breeding season: about 14 days clutch size: 4 - 7 eggs Social Behavior: Loner Endangered: No You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The ant - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Ant Other names: Emse Latin name: Formicidae Class: Insects Size: 0.7mm - 20mm Weight: 4 - 12mg Age: 3 months - 20 years Appearance: black, red, brown, yellow Nutrition: differs according to species : worldwide (except Antarctic) origin: unknown habitat: unspecific natural enemies: birds, spiders, amphibians sexual maturity: in spring (queen only) mating season: in spring social behavior: endangered species: endangered species: no Further information on animals can be found in animal Encyclopedia.
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The birch - deciduous tree

Characteristics Name: Birch Latin name: Betula Number of species: approx. 50 Birch species Distribution: Europe, Asia, North America Fruits: small, brown-yellow, winged nut fruits Flowering period: March-May Height: 20-30 meters Age: approx. 50 years Characteristics of the bark: white, cracked Characteristics of the wood: hard Tree locations: everywhere, as undemanding Leaf: alternate arrangement, slightly triangular leaves Interesting about the birch The birch genus (Betula) includes about 50 different types of birch, including the hanging birch ,
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The muskrat - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Muskrat Other names: muskrat, musk-rat, water rabbit, dwarf beaver Latin name: Ondatra zibethicus Class: mammals Size: 25 - 35cm Weight: 1 - 1,5kg Age: usually only three years Appearance: mostly black-brown coat Sex dimorphism: Yes Type of nutrition: preferably Herbivore (herbivor) Food: Aquatic Plants Distribution: North America, Europe, Asia Original Origin: North America Sleep-wake cycle: dusk and diurnal Habitat: Riverside areas of flowing and standing waters Natural enemies: Marten, Fox Sexual maturity: still in the first Year of life mating season: July - Semptember gestation period: about 30 days litter size: 4 - 8 juveniles social behavior: family group threatened with extinction: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The egg cell

What is an egg? The oocyte is the female reproductive cell of sexually reproducing organisms. Equipped with a haploid set of chromosomes, the circular oocyte reaches a diameter of approx. 0.01 cm in the mature state. During fertilization egg and sperm cells (23 chromosomes each) then merge into the zygote.
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The budgie - profile

Characteristics Name: Budgerigar Latin name: Melopsittacus undulatus Class: Birds Size: 12 - 16cm Weight: 20 - 35g Age: 4 - 8 years Appearance: yellow-green, blue Sexual dimorphism: Yes Diet type: Eater (granivor) Food: Grains, seeds Distribution : as a breeding bird worldwide origin: Australia sleep-wake-up-rhythm: nocturnal or nocturnal habitat: drylands natural enemies: falcon, hawk sexual maturity: with approx.
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The Zilpzalp - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Zilzalp Other names: Willow Warbler Latin name: Phylloscopus collybita Class: Birds Size: 10 - 12 cm Weight: 7 - 10 g Age: 7 years Appearance: gray, blue, green plumage Sexual dimorphism: Yes Nutrition type: preferably Insectivore (insectivore) Food: Woodlices, aphids, snails, spiders, bedbugs, cicadas, berries and fruit Origin: unknown Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: near forests and vegetation-rich parks Natural enemies: Sperber Sexually mature: towards the end of the first year of life mating season: April breeding season: 14 days clutch size: 3 - 7 eggs social behavior: swarming threatened with extinction: no You can find further profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The Jackdaw - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Jackdaw Latin name: Corvus monedula class: birds size: 30 - 40cm weight: 170 - 300g age: 10 - 20 years appearance: black plumage sex dimorphism: yes food type: omnivorous food: carrion, legumes, insect larvae, snails , Worms Origin: Asia, Europe, North Africa Sleep / wake cycle: active in the daytime Habitat: parks, forests, pastures, steppes Natural enemies: fox, marten, hawk Sexual maturity: with the second year of mating: March - April Hatching: 17 - 19 days Size of eggs: 3 - 6 eggs Social behavior: Swarm Animal Critically Endangered: No You can find more profiles of animals in the Encyclopaedia of Animals.
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The owl - Wanted poster

Characteristics Name: Owl (eagle owl) Latin name: Bubo bubo Class: Birds Size: 50 - 70cm Weight: 1.5 - 4kg Age: 15 - 25 years Appearance: gray, black, light brown Sex Diminorphism: Yes Diet type: Carnivore Food : Mice, birds, rabbits Distribution: Europe and Asia Sleep / wake rhythm: twilight and nocturnal Habitats: Forests, low mountain ranges, steppes Natural enemies: fox, martens Sexual maturity: ca.
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