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Behavioural

Pertaining to behaviour.


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Personality

Animals that show particular behavioural tendencies are still rather unpredictable. One explanation for this that has attracted much attention lately (in ethology) is of personality traits. They are defined as 'consistent, between-individual ...

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by fumpledrumpskin
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:06 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Personality
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Re: Clade v. Phylum

... group too. - Cladistics propose the clade Sauropsida including both birds and reptiles. Paleontological, anatomical, embriological, molecular and behavioural evidence support their common ancestry. - Living homeotherms are a poliphyletic group as birds and mammals evolved separately. Hope this ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 7:45 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Clade v. Phylum
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Views: 7179

Re: Clade v. Phylum

... the same. Taxonomist make groups of organism (taxa) that share common traits. These traits can be morphollogical, embriological, molecular or even behavioural, etc. These similarities may reflect the sharing of a common ancestror , but they can have arised by convergent evolution too. In the first ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 7:22 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Clade v. Phylum
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Meiosis = extreme confusion. Please help!

... from either parent. This gives rise to genetic diversity in sexually reproducing populations, which provides the variation of physical and behavioural attributes (phenotypes) upon which natural selection acts, at a population level, leading to adaptation within the population, resulting ...

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by bellyjelly
Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:16 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Meiosis = extreme confusion. Please help!
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Re: Eliminating Predation via Selective Breeding

It may be possible. I am not a fish breeder, but behavioural changes have been made in a few generations in other species. The example that comes to mind is the breeding of tameness into the silver fox. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domesticated_silver_fox

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by skeptic
Sun May 29, 2011 4:13 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Eliminating Predation via Selective Breeding
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