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Omnivore: An animal that feeds on both plants and animals to survive. Humans are an example.

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Why have rodents been so successful?

... detectors, and some have even been trained to drag wires through walls making some electricians’ jobs go much faster. 3. The brown rat is a true omnivore and will consume almost anything, but cereals form a substantial part of its diet. 4. According to the Guinness Book of World Records the longest ...

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by jaycee
Tue Aug 02, 2011 6:15 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Why have rodents been so successful?
Replies: 6
Views: 6741

Need help figuring out this skull

... quite big :lol: Anyway, back to the problem. It looks, it doesn't have big incisors or canines, so I would guess it's skull of some herbivore or omnivore or something like that ;) But it looks quite small, right? Nevertheless, as you don't have much from the skull, the only way to determine it ...

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by JackBean
Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:00 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Need help figuring out this skull
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Views: 2898


... carnivores like cats. The eyes are oddly on the top of the head, not facing front like most carnivores have. So I'd go for a herbivore, or an omnivore maybe. Although the incisors (and the size of the skull) seem to count rodents out as well. But these are just guesses at this point. I'll ...

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by biohazard
Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:07 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 3657

"Twenty questions"-biology game

Is it a carnivore? Is it a herbivore? Is it an Omnivore?

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by Draco
Mon Feb 18, 2008 10:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "Twenty questions"-biology game
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Artificial Life Created

... not only growing the plants, but synthesizing the fertilizer and pesticides? There's so many issues with corn agribusiness, it's insane. Read The Omnivore's Dillemma by Michael Pollan if you haven't already. Good book.

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by AstusAleator
Sat Nov 24, 2007 1:37 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Artificial Life Created
Replies: 53
Views: 24766
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