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An animals cleaning and caring for the body surface. This includes preening, the cleaning and oiling of feathers with the bill or of hair with the tongue.

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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... this is just part of it, and I also think its sounds from when I was a child that were comforting. Weirdly enough what does it for me is my dogs grooming themselves or bitting their nails. Then I also noticed sweeping is the same. But for me its such a relaxed state that I could go to sleep at ...

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by angwal
Sat Sep 28, 2013 3:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 175728

modern synthesis

... sense therefore does not show true inheritance, i.e over multiple generations. One example given for IAC in the context epigenetic changes is pup grooming. A pup not licked/groomed by it's mother will not lick/groom it's own offspring. And so on and so on down the line, generation after generation. ...

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by alexpdys
Sat Oct 06, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: modern synthesis
Replies: 2
Views: 3341

Cats vs. Humans

... much on physiology in a while. Behaviourally, cats stretch way more than we would - essentially always doing warm ups and warm downs just by grooming themselves or sitting around. Humans can, of course, spring into action from he word go, but only when absolutely neccessary and we pay the ...

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by kotoreru
Sat Jun 16, 2007 4:20 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cats vs. Humans
Replies: 11
Views: 17304

The Fiber Disease

... Also safe to use on pregnant women and babies. It states the fact that it eliminates the need to purchase hundreds of dollars worth of other grooming products such as pesticide shampoos, sprays and carpet treatments, medicated and fungicide shampoos and sprays ect... This Critter Oil was ...

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by Deena
Thu Nov 02, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6245213


... show off to be selected. Evolution of society toward less gender bias in many countries probably explain why we men now need to care about basic grooming ;)

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by canalon
Tue May 02, 2006 9:27 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: appearance?
Replies: 8
Views: 2867

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