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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Large trees, lush greenery, colorful flowers…in the middle of the dry, flat Mesopotamian landscape of Babylon? Greek historians attribute this amazing idea to Nebuchadnezzar II, who ruled >Babylon from 605-561 BCE. The ancient empire of Mesopotamia was located along the …

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Parasitic Plants
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Parasitic Plants

Parasitic plants use the water and nutrients of their host to successfully sustain themselves. They generally don’t kill their hosts; however, they aren’t beneficial to the host either. A parasitic plant has a unique type of root, called the haustorium, …

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