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carnivores of the genus vulpes of the family canidae. There are 10 species found in north america, europe, asia, and africa. The red fox, vulpes vulpes, whose colouration ranges from yellowish red to deep reddish brown, black, white, or silver, rivals the gray wolf (canis lupus) for having the greatest natural distribution of any living terrestrial mammal besides man. (walkers mammals of the world, 5th ed, p1050)

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Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify

... to the jawbone. It died young whatever it was as the teeth are in good condition, I don't think it is a fox I done some quick googling and a foxes jaw bone comes to more of a sharp triangular shape than this specimen. Not dead that long either as it still has tissue attached tot he jawline, ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Small Mammal's Lower Jaw? Very unique- trying to identify
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... argument doesn't hold water, how natural selection for certain traits also brings with it other, unrelated but linked traits (as in silver foxes), and how we CAN see natural selection(micro-/macro-, who cares?), from start to finish, as a result of several ingenious ongoing studies with ...

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by Peanutgal
Tue Oct 20, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Speciation among primates and hominids

... turn from a multi-racial great-species of lemurs (not to be confused with today's lemurs!), And great-lemurs - from some multi-racial great-flying foxes or bats (not to be confused with the modern flying foxes or bats!), which in turn gradually evolved from a multiracial mammals pterosaurs Antarctica ...

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by LeoPol
Fri Sep 18, 2009 10:10 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Speciation among primates and hominids
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Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?

... Solomon islands prehensile- tailed skink (Corucia zebrata). The Vivarium, Escondido, California, U.S.A. pp. 4-11. Bowens, E.; Jones; 1997. Flying foxes on Choiseul (Solomon islands) - the need for conservation. Oryx, Volume 31, July, Cambridge, U.K. page 309. Coburn, John; 1996. Prehensile tailed ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Analysis: Corucia ssp. integrades ?
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I have two GRE Biology questions.

... <Q1> Queation refers to the following data computed from a field study Year No. of Acres No. of Pheasants No. of Foxes --------------------------------------------------------------- 1980 (12) (200) (6) 1981 (18 ) (180) (14) 1982 (10) (80) (18 ) 1983 (16) (100) ...

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by cwtsai987
Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:51 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: I have two GRE Biology questions.
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