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== prey ==

   the animal being hunted;
   The organisms being eaten

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Locomotory Evolution

... bilaterian fish enjoys much faster, unidirectional movement compared to a jellyfish. This could be advantages if the bilaterian is a predator or a prey for example. in the cambrain explosion it is believed that predator-prey coevolution drove much of the adaptive radiation that resulted in the ...

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by Youngji
Sun Feb 01, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Locomotory Evolution
Replies: 1
Views: 1496

Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... this would be a very efficient predator because they wouldn't produce much waste beyond dead viruses and they wouldn't even need to kill their prey, simply get themselves inside through a cut or bite. Prey could be attacked, infected, and then the viral load could be harvested later as it incubated ...

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by Tenebrae
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:43 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
Replies: 3
Views: 1476

Are predators always smarter than their prey?

... behaviors and ideas but proving that this is the case has proven difficult. As for the question of predators always being smarter than their prey, I think you've already established that that's not the case. Humans can be prey for large predators, e.g. sharks, crocs and large cats, and I ...

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by BasicBiology
Tue Nov 04, 2014 5:09 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 15
Views: 15764

Re: Are predators always smarter than their prey?

I wouldn't make a general rule out of it. Except intelligence there are so many other things to consider that such theory as in subject is simply incomplete and unfair. Like someone earlier mentioned the case or rabbits and coyotes. Rabbits needed to learn how to live in one neighborhood with a coyo...

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by Sheppie
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:52 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Are predators always smarter than their prey?
Replies: 15
Views: 15764

Ornithological conferences 2014

... conferences for experience, that's why I'm not interested in the big conferences like that. How I wrote above it have to be related with birds of prey.

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by lususvita
Fri Mar 14, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ornithological conferences 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1799
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