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Arboreal

Arboreal

1. Of or pertaining to a tree, or to trees; of nature of trees.

2. Attached to, found in or upon, or frequenting, woods or trees; as, arboreal animals. Woodpeckers are eminently arboreal. (Darwin)


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Green mammals

One solution may be the size of arboreal mammals, large and even smaller monkeys are not often hunted from above the trees, but from the ground, and when they are in trees they cling to branches for support, not leaves as arthropods might. ...

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by cyanodave
Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:33 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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mosses habitats

temperate climate, shady and wet -arboreal forsts

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Mar 10, 2012 9:50 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: mosses habitats
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what are the common habitats of mosses?

damp, shady - so , temperate, arboreal and wet climes

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by JorgeLobo
Sat Mar 10, 2012 1:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: what are the common habitats of mosses?
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Putting them down - Metabolic Bone disease

Arboreal nocturnals, it seems, would still be exposed to daylight, wouldn't they?

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by Darby
Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:56 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Putting them down - Metabolic Bone disease
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Why are animals soooo strong???

... displays, so we've leaned toward size without the metabolic requirements that size might require of lean and efficient muscles. If you're arboreal, maximum power with minimum weight is better. And for little animals, it's a combination of smaller muscles being relatively stronger, and ...

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by Darby
Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:44 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why are animals soooo strong???
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