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Humming

Humming

a sound like that made by bees; a low, murmuring sound; a hum. Hummingale, lively or strong ale. Humming bird, a hawk moth. See hawk moth, under hawk, the bird.


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Re: Bug ID help needed

Hi. We have a similar one here in Europe. It is a hummingbird Hawk-moth or Hummingmoth. Looks like, flies as, and feeds the same way as a humming bird, but is a moth. Cheers.

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by marquitosgm
Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:48 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bug ID help needed
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Views: 2954

Re: Ecology : competition

... appetites. Biologists call these special fields and modes of endeavor niches." I haven;'t read the quote but I think it means cases like humming birds and their particular flowers. Where you have two similar species competing for the same basic food, they evolve to source it differently. ...

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:24 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Ecology : competition
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Views: 6573

Re: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?

... but I believe that some human races have evolved earlier or differently than others. Just like the animal kingdom we have eagles and humming birds - Baboons and chimpanzee's - whales and minnows. I don't think it's so hard to understand why we have different features, our environments ...

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by rswils
Sun Jul 10, 2011 1:47 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Why do Africans have large noses and lips?
Replies: 31
Views: 210802

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... to a crafts person performing their art. Crafts like carving, pottery making, sewing or painting (Bob Ross). The rustling of paper and the humming of florescent light fixtures aren't as strong but do have a a calming effect. I would have to say that the one sound that has the deepest effect ...

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by sounds
Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 88
Views: 140078

Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... 4. teeth grating against material (both my own teeth and someone else doing so) 5. insistent, repetitive and dull noise (repeated drumming) 6. humming I am a pianist, self taught, and though I am told I have a talent for it I fail to see it. I am also at least a little tone deaf so cannot play ...

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by MillieKittan
Mon Feb 28, 2011 7:39 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 88
Views: 140078
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