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Lizards tail

(Science: botany) a perennial plant of the genus Saururus (s. Cernuus), growing in marshes, and having white flowers crowded in a slender terminal spike, somewhat resembling in form a lizards tail; whence the name.

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Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... also affect learning and memory acquisition (Thaker et al. 2010). To test this, researchers inhibited corticosterone elevation in Eastern fence lizards (Sceloporus undulatus) during an encounter with a novel attacker (Figure 3). They found that the inhibition impaired immediate escape responses ...

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by Gannet
Tue Feb 25, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
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Creationism is not scientific

... Instances of Speciation” at talkorigins.org. I’ll point out that speciation by polyploidy is a common observation, mostly in plants but also in lizards (and others?), which, by the way, is a mechanism for adding new nucleotides.

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by thoffnagle
Wed Nov 28, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creationism is not scientific
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Re: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant

... there are other things involved (like type of insulation such as fat, fur type and length, whether they are of another groups like birds, or lizards, etc). but in general this SA:V and MSMR hold true.

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by pathologicalliar
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BMR of Rat is higher than an an Elephant
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Need help IDing a lizard

Would love a little help with this one. Found this pair of lizards under a log on a hiking trail in panama city, fl. I assume they are male and female but what species? Is it exotic or nonnative? http://i1255.photobucket.com/albums/hh626/dbxander/Snapbucket/13D939DB-orig.jpg ...

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by dbxander
Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:01 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help IDing a lizard
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... stay motionless among green plants at day. I will explain this. Because they often have a low metabolic rate, small ectotherm animals such as lizards or insects spend a big deal of time motionless or moving slowly, either to escape from predator's view, to sit and wait for their prey an/or ...

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by animartco
Thu May 31, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
Replies: 11
Views: 18481
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