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Re: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.

... population down. Predator numbers would have to increase, and move into new areas very rapidly to prevent the formation of more deserts. On islands and in areas where existing large predators couldn't penetrate the most predatory species present would have to take over the role. You would ...

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by animartco
Sat May 26, 2012 12:38 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I'm writing a fictional short story. I have some questions.
Replies: 4
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Maximum Life Span of Animals, Fishes and Birds.

... they are at these set levels is often a result of reproductive capabilities. Animals with few predators such as tortoises or animals on secluded islands with few or no predators such as new zealand's tuatara generally have longer life spans because they retain reproductive capability throughout ...

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by cyanodave
Fri Mar 30, 2012 1:06 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Maximum Life Span of Animals, Fishes and Birds.
Replies: 9
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Re: Herbivores without predators

... sense. But this 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 ...

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by marquitosgm
Thu Mar 29, 2012 9:11 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Herbivores without predators
Replies: 19
Views: 15563

Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?

... and then have samples for comparison. Did you do this yet? That's what I did when studying cat, kestrel, owl and and shrike diets in the Canary Islands. There were up to five lizard prey species in some habitats. Their jaws and skull bones were easy to distinguish in pellets, but their vertebrae ...

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by marquitosgm
Mon Mar 26, 2012 9:05 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Can anyone help Identify these fish vertebra?
Replies: 1
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multi-celled life

... the oldest evidence of multi-celled life is? like i searched the internet i found out that the oldest evidence of life is encused in rocks from islands off of western green land but i cant find any thing abouy the oldest evidence of multi-celled life is

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by zuz
Wed Sep 28, 2011 8:00 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: multi-celled life
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