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Dane

Dane

a native, or a naturalized inhabitant, of Denmark. Great dane.

(Science: zoology) see danish dog, under danish.

Origin: LL. Dani: cf. As. Dene.


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Microevolution verus Macroevolution

... really care how big an organism is going to grow. Their job is simply to provide the blue print for the morphology of the animal. Look at a great Dane and a chihuahua. And consider how the size of closely related species has altered over time ex horses getting progressively larger while elephants ...

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by animartco
Sun Jul 06, 2014 3:17 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Microevolution verus Macroevolution
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Re: Which dog breed can live the longest?

The average life spans for some of the most common breeds of dogs are: • 7-10 years: Great Dane, Newfoundland, Doberman Pinscher, Bulldog, Rottweiler • 9-11 years: St. Bernard, Bloodhound, Chow Chow, Boxer • 10-13 years: Airedale Terrier, Dalmatian, Golden Retriever, ...

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by Francis73
Wed Nov 16, 2011 9:32 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Which dog breed can live the longest?
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Re: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

They are in the same family as dog but I think they are not the same species.

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by puppydude30
Tue Jun 01, 2010 5:05 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?
Replies: 12
Views: 13986

Re: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

A follow up question would be: It is said that species B has evolved from species A and it is observed that members of the two species do not breed together. Can anyone give real names for A and B and assert that there are no intermediate species, i.e. B has evolved directly from A in one step ? He...

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by robsabba
Wed Dec 02, 2009 3:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?
Replies: 12
Views: 13986

Re: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?

Hi Biohazard. The books seem to be a little hazy about the exact definition of species. Most use the "same breeding pool" definition but then go on to refer to exceptions such as the wolf / dog example you mention. If we want to affirm that evolution, in the macro "species to species&...

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by WobertWabbit
Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Wolf - Chihuahua - Great Dane: same species ?
Replies: 12
Views: 13986
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