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Bears-paw

Bears-paw

(Science: zoology) a large bivalve shell of the East Indies (Hippopus maculatus), often used as an ornament.


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Delayed Implantation

I was recently reading about delayed implantation in bears and in weasels and was curious about how that worked. The egg is fertilized right away, but isn't implanted into the uterine wall until the time is right... but where is it located in between? ...

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by nwoodworth
Thu Oct 23, 2014 8:39 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Delayed Implantation
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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... of which is more intelligent, the knowledge each have is learned by experience and some prey and predator coevolve such as Ringed Seals and Polar Bears. Also, usually when the predator(s) hunt it seeks out the weakest or slowest: young, old, sick .

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by Gannet
Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:46 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

I think the gorilla could certainly win if it managed to jump on the bears back and hang on while it bit into the spine. It is also at an advantage in being more bipedal than the bear.

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by animartco
Wed Aug 07, 2013 1:41 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
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Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... than a polar bear, and much less ferocious : Please note that grizzly bears and gorillas have reputations for ferocity, but these are probably ... animal matter, whereas a grizzly can kill a moose with one swipe of its paw. The bear has the advantage here. The gorilla's ferocity is a bluff to ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
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Structure of flower

... the corolla. Stamen Male part of the flower, consisting of the anther and filament, makes pollen grains. Filament The stalk of the stamen which bears the anther. Anther The pollen bearing portion of a stamen. Pollen Grains containing the male gametes. Immature male gametophyte with a protective ...

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by snowfall
Thu May 30, 2013 5:29 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Structure of flower
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