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Canopy

(Science: botany) branches and foliage of a tree above ground or water.


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... solar heat. Hence for them it is a good strategy to have a similart colour to that of their environment: brown for desert, green for grass or tree canopy. Mammals instead rarely stop moving, except when sleeping. They have high metabolic rates that force them to move and seek food most of the time. ...

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by animartco
Thu May 31, 2012 3:44 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 14756

Green mammals

... solar heat. Hence for them it is a good strategy to have a similart colour to that of their environment: brown for desert, green for grass or tree canopy. Mammals instead rarely stop moving, except when sleeping. They have high metabolic rates that force them to move and seek food most of the time. ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 11:38 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 14756

Re: What is the proof...

... because they 'want it to'. Imagine tens of thousands of years ago the climate is changing and trees are adapting to become taller from shrubs to canopy trees, the giraffes are short enough so they can only reach the bottom third of the tree, now image the advantage that a giraffe would have if ...

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by futurezoologist
Fri Feb 20, 2009 11:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: What is the proof...
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Views: 4005

Re: Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?

... Conclusion: As much as we know, there is so much we don't know. A greater study of the Solomon archipelago forest canopy is needed similar to the New Caledonian study by De Vosjoli . Proper documentation, measurements and exchange of data between guardians of Corucia ...

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by MichaelXY
Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:48 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?
Replies: 2
Views: 8026

Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?

... case remains to be seen. Conclusion: As much as we know, there is so much we don't know. A greater study of the Solomon archipelago forest canopy is needed similar to the New Caledonian study by De Vosjoli . Proper documentation, measurements and exchange of data between guardians of Corucia ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:16 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?
Replies: 2
Views: 8026
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