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Mane

Mane

The long and heavy hair growing on the upper side of, or about, the neck of some quadrupedal animals, as the horse, the lion, etc.

Origin: as. Manu; akin to od. Mane, D. Maan, g. Mahne, OHG. Mana, Icel. Mon, dan. & Sw. Man, as. Mene necklace, Icel. Men, L. Monile, gr, Skr. Manya neck muscles.


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Is this a wolf??

It doesn't have the raised mane of a coyote and the tail carriage seems a little too low. I would put my money on a feral dog.

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by animartco
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:22 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Is this a wolf??
Replies: 8
Views: 2202

interesting cat

... tail is always magnificent, being as much as twelve inches or more when fanned to its fullest. Perhaps the most impressive part of the coat is the mane. On a fully mature cat, i.e. one over five years of age and which is challenged by the most adverse cold weather, the mane is nothing less than ...

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by Miyis
Sun Jan 28, 2007 6:55 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: interesting cat
Replies: 11
Views: 15654

Survival of the loveliest?

... in most species and the reason for its presence is to reproduce.The one that attracts most can pass its genes to the offspring for example Black mane in the case of lions.The is also a bond between the family,the same species.The reason for this to exist is for the species to survive.I really ...

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by 2810712
Mon Apr 03, 2006 6:16 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Survival of the loveliest?
Replies: 21
Views: 7840

Survival of the loveliest?

... in most species and the reason for its presence is to reproduce.The one that attracts most can pass its genes to the offspring for example Black mane in the case of lions.The is also a bond between the family,the same species.The reason for this to exist is for the species to survive.I really ...

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by David George
Wed Mar 22, 2006 12:04 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Survival of the loveliest?
Replies: 21
Views: 7840

Objections to Darwin

... and thus passed this on, We see this is instinctively in a female lion to choose the biggest, strongest and most ferocious matr with the biggest mane. This ensures stronger offspring. With you all the way to this point. But WHY was this organism stronger than the others in the first place? And, ...

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by catfishjim
Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:23 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Objections to Darwin
Replies: 30
Views: 13905
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