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Gregarious

Gregarious

Habitually living or moving in flocks or herds; tending to flock or herd together; not habitually solitary or living alone. No birds of prey are gregarious. (Ray) 2. (of people) enjoying companionship; sociable; not solitary. 3. (of plants) growing in clusters. Gregariously, Gre-ga'ri-ous-ness.

Origin: L. Gregarius, fr. Grex, gregis, herd; cf. Gr. To assemble, Skr. Jar to approach. Cf. Congregate, Egregious.


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... and separating the different layers of causation in these kind of complex systems is very hard. At the most basic level, you might argue that gregarious behaviours (or lack thereof) are largely constrained by genetic, but anything beyond, I will doubt. And following a leader charismatic leader ...

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by canalon
Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Blind faith
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About proboscis monkeys.

Do proboscis monkeys belong to gregarious animals or solitary animals? None of sources I have gotten has elucidated it as yet.

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by fimbriae
Thu Sep 17, 2009 10:34 pm
 
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Topic: About proboscis monkeys.
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The Fiber Disease

... the vinegar computer filter . I hope it was fun for her...... Hmmmm.........Okay thru being a social insect for the night.......was feeling rather gregarious.....just like those lil wasp they modeled...... Oh Yeah.....................TAMTAM; IMPORTANT QUESTION.....I'M ASSUMING YOU KNOW HOW THEY ...

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by London
Fri Oct 20, 2006 4:26 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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why do we yawn???

... recent research suggests that yawning might be a herd instinct. Other theories suggest that the yawn serves to synchronize mood behavior among gregarious animals, similar to the howling of the wolf pack during a full moon. It signals tiredness to other members of the group in order to synchronize ...

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by kiekyon
Mon Mar 06, 2006 8:20 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: why do we yawn???
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why do we yawn???

... recent research suggests that yawning might be a herd instinct. Other theories suggest that the yawn serves to synchronize mood behavior among gregarious animals, similar to the howling of the wolf pack during a full moon. It signals tiredness to other members of the group in order to synchronize ...

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by kiekyon
Thu Mar 02, 2006 3:43 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: why do we yawn???
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