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Herbivorous

(Science: zoology) eating plants; of or pertaining to the herbivora.


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Unidentified Animal Bone

Looks like a rear grinding molar of some sort of herbivorous animal, hard to tell with the images.

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:51 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Animal Bone
Replies: 5
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Which animal does this tooth belong to?

Yes it looks like a shark tooth, a ripping/ tearing tooth, not a tooth of a herbivorous animal. It is not from the ancient megalodon I don't think as no serrations . It does not look as though it has completely fossilized. It could be a semi fossilized tooth of ...

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:28 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Which animal does this tooth belong to?
Replies: 2
Views: 1630

Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects

... modifies the entire selective pressures on insect evolution away from insects eating plants? So, there is always an arms race between plant and herbivorous insects (pesticides vs resistance), but the evolution of a free food source removes some of the selective pressure on insects to win the ...

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by expuddle
Tue Jul 09, 2013 10:58 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Flowers' selective pressure on plant-eating insects
Replies: 2
Views: 2584

Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... teeth and use these mainly in threat displays. The bear is more likely to use the canines to bite and kill prey, while gorillas are practically herbivorous. The bear has the advantage here. Both have powerful upper limbs, but the bear has long claws, whereas the gorilla has nails. Once again, ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
Views: 18564

Re: Herbivores without predators

... will not happen if you set plant regeneration rate to be higher enough than herbivore increase. This is not unconceivable in islands inhabited by herbivorous lizards because they are not active in winter and plants can regrow. 4) As pointed by others in this thread, you should need more elements ...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:11 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
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