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Rear-horse

rear-horse

(Science: zoology) A mantis.

Origin: So called because it rears up when disturbed.


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Unidentified Animal Bone

Looks like a rear grinding molar of some sort of herbivorous animal, hard to tell with the images.

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by vk4vfx
Wed Nov 20, 2013 10:51 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Unidentified Animal Bone
Replies: 5
Views: 3544

Re:

... Did I say otherwise somewhere? :) Anyway, the animal has a barbed "tail" that is located in the wide/posterior end of the shell ("rear end", as I put it). The eyes and mouth parts an be seen in the narrow/anterior end of the snail, and that is where I assume the real radula-derived ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jun 11, 2012 8:47 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cone snail
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Views: 4700

Cone snail

... their prey or enemies. However, what happened with this snail is that when I picked it up, it soon stung me with this odd appendage it had in the rear end of its shell. First I thought it was the poison stinger it had used, but I later read that the stinger is located in the animal's mouth, not ...

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by biohazard
Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:47 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Cone snail
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Views: 4700

Evolution of the Face and Head

... a blind gut (one opening is mouth and anus), like a jellyfish. After the evolution of a true gut, with mouth and anus, animals gain a front and rear end (movement now is not random, but mouth-first). The most usefull and logical place for sensory organs like eyes and noses now is at the front ...

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by stauffie
Mon May 07, 2012 12:42 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution of the Face and Head
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Views: 3894

Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... His S of R is restricted to his being responsible for improving his figures, and making a good show in the eyes of his peers. Ethics never rear their ugly heads! The only law even against doing things that are actually illegal, is 'don't get caught!'

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by animartco
Sat Apr 07, 2012 1:56 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
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