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Apex

(Science: dentistry) The very bottom of the root of your tooth.


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Re: Species Perfection?

I suppose that depends on what you mean by perfection. Survival or reproductive success, survivability, becoming an apex predator, perfection is kind of nebulous concept when it comes to life.

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by NMLevesque
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Species Perfection?
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Views: 1441

Re:

... been room for tiny, energy-efficient and simple forms of life. The food chain looks like a pyramid largely because of the same reasons (the few apex predators forming the top). ...but if evolution sees complex life as an advantage surely it would have found a way to form complex organisms suited ...

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by biohazard
Fri Nov 30, 2012 8:21 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Is evolution as simple as we think?
Replies: 38
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Predator behavior

Gday marath- Tigers like most apex predators feel nor show empathy for their prey, they are hardwired to kill to survive and will do so whatever the situation if they are hungry.

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by vk4vfx
Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:57 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Predator behavior
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Views: 2041

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... the click and clack of old cash registers and keyboards... It's a wonderful chill. It hits you right in your mendula oblongata, right at the apex of your spine. But it's also the opposite for me: some sounds are so violent or so jarring like certain saws cutting through wood or old plaster, ...

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by Lukiemon
Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:24 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Extinction - Raising conservation awareness

Well I'm of opinion that apex predators keep animal populations at an equilibrium. Take the gray wolf as an example and look up Yellowstone Park. Without a natural check to keep grazers from over grazing, plant species die off & the ...

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by PlecPicker
Tue Jun 05, 2012 12:33 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Extinction - Raising conservation awareness
Replies: 17
Views: 8943
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