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Exotic

Not native to a given area, either intentionally transplanted from another region or introduced accidentally. Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; alien customs; exotic plants in a greenhouse; exotic cuisine.


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Herbarium

... and ecology of plants, and at the end of the term, I will have to give a herbarium with 120 specimens to my lecturer. I would like to have some exotic specimens that do not grow in our flora in my herbarium. I am looking for somebody, who can give me an advice or recommend somebody, who I can ...

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by michal21
Sat Mar 07, 2015 10:17 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Herbarium
Replies: 0
Views: 167

The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

Exotic species should never be introduced. Period! The examples that each of you gave as being benign are not benign. Brown trout outcompete native trouts and eat native species. They are a huge problem in places like the ...

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by thoffnagle
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 8631

Need help IDing a lizard

... this one. Found this pair of lizards under a log on a hiking trail in panama city, fl. I assume they are male and female but what species? Is it exotic or nonnative? http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh626/dbxander/Snapbucket/13D939DB-orig.jpg http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh626/dbxander/Snapbucket/364629DF-orig.jpg

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by dbxander
Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help IDing a lizard
Replies: 3
Views: 3691

The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

... Snowcock (Tetraogallus himalayensis) into the Ruby Mountains back in the 1950s and 60s. Now, I would argue that this successful introduction of an exotic species supports the point of view that some introduced species can enhance the human experience in those areas into which they are introduced: ...

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by vacohee
Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:55 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 8631

Cone snail

... eyes? How easily does one get stung? Should one avoid stepping on a cone snail if walking along the ocean floor? (I know that handling the more exotic cone snails can be dangerous, even fatal - but what about these common ones?) Someone with knowledge of marine mollusca please help me out, this ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:47 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cone snail
Replies: 4
Views: 6220
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