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Gull

(Science: ornithology) One of many species of long-winged sea birds of the genus Larus and allied genera.

Among the best known American species are the herring gull (Larus argentatus), the great black-backed gull (L. Murinus) the laughing gull (L. Atricilla), and Bonaparte's gull (L. Philadelphia). The common European gull is Larus canus.

(Science: zoology) gull teaser, the jager; also applied to certain species of terns.

Origin: Of Celtic origin; cf. Corn. Gullan, W. Gwylan.


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... becuase we discover new species does not necisarily mean that the new species evolved from a older species. Also, I have not heard of the "gull situation". Would you give me a link to a website that can tell me more or just post and tell me yourself. Also, please read my new paper ...

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by robsabba
Wed Oct 14, 2009 2:06 pm
 
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New species since humans?

... becuase we discover new species does not necisarily mean that the new species evolved from a older species. Also, I have not heard of the "gull situation". Would you give me a link to a website that can tell me more or just post and tell me yourself. Also, please read my new paper ...

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by Sophyclese
Thu Oct 08, 2009 11:19 pm
 
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Re: New species since humans?

Yes, I've heard of the gull situation, but didn't know when that took place. You mentioned cichlids in the past 300,000 years. So a question I should be clear on now is "how far back to modern humans date?" OK. The diverisfication ...

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Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:01 pm
 
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Re: New species since humans?

Yes, I've heard of the gull situation, but didn't know when that took place. You mentioned cichlids in the past 300,000 years. So a question I should be clear on now is "how far back to modern humans date?"

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by idek
Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:22 pm
 
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Lamarckism and the Honeyguide

... reinforced and sheperded information associations are termed instincs. ...Tinbergen showed in his experiments with stickleback fish and gull chicks, 'complex' innate behaviour was controlled through the accumulation of 'simple' innate sign or cue triggers. For instance, Tinbergen found ...

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by narrowstaircase
Sat Nov 04, 2006 7:24 am
 
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Topic: Lamarckism and the Honeyguide
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