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Flock

to gather in companies or crowds. Friends daily flock.

(Science: zoology) (Dryden) Flocking fowl, the greater scaup duck.

Origin: Flocked; Flocking.


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... an ovotestis. Scientists have found that an ovotestis will produce sperm and this sexually reversed hen will try to mate with other hens in the flock. It is however, unknown whether a hen that has undergone a spontaneous sex reversal and developed an ovotestis can sire offspring... http://www.urbanchickenpodcast.com/ucp-episode-018/ ...

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by enarees
Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:57 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Forced bird's parthenogenesis
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Genetics question

I have to answer this question..... In a typical Romney flock 999 lambs out of 1000 are born white. Given that there are only two alleles at this locus: Awt White Dominant, a black recessive. What would be the percentage of black sheep in the next generation ...

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by sammyscuba
Sun Sep 05, 2010 10:09 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genetics question
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... booboies find a plant that has a curved shape where their beak fits perfectly. All the skinny curved beak boobies hear of this plant and they all flock to it to taste its nector. Eventually all the curve beak boobies flock to this new location and stay there. They procreate and more mutations ...

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by MichaelXY
Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:28 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Views: 645324

Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

I love how people just flock to anyone whose opinions agree with their own. They're so quick to defend even the most poorly written "science" article I have ever read. First off, the author of this article doesn't even have ...

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by MolecularBioFTW
Wed Sep 30, 2009 5:24 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
Replies: 247
Views: 645324

Re: Why do you keep talking about species

... not just because they don't share the same habitat. They are instinctively territorial. Animals within the same family, genus or species school, flock, pack or stay together, and breed together except in rare cases. I corrected the attribution for you... :) No they do cross breed in captivity. ...

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by canalon
Tue Jun 30, 2009 4:28 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why do you keep talking about species
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