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Boomslange

(Science: zoology) a large south african tree snake (Bucephalus Capensis). Although considered venomous by natives, it has no poison fangs.

Origin: D. Boom tree _ slang snake.


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Reason for adapting the clutch size to the food available

... said that there *can* be big changes so I don't think we're disagreeing. I acknowledge that big changes are possible in only a decade, population booms and extinctions are probably the norm, the lemmings example in my first post is one of those extreme cases, they get almost extinct cyclically ...

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by Smig
Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Reason for adapting the clutch size to the food available
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Reason for adapting the clutch size to the food available

... as an adaptation to adjust the prey population and avoid its extinction? Its main food source are lemmings, which cyclically go through population booms and then drop to near extinction. It seems to me that reducing the clutch size as the prey population reduces would allow for a recovery of the ...

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by Smig
Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:12 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Reason for adapting the clutch size to the food available
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just an evolution question ^^

1. What does it mean "belive"?! It is a theory, and both of them can describe reality simultaneously - if between "evolution booms" at the punctured equlibrium weak evolution ocurre, and at the gradualism speade of evolution is not equal only both of this theories describe ...

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by Locus
Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:08 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: just an evolution question ^^
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