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carnivorous females

... next male may, as a first step, remove the previous male's packet (there's a lot of adaptation toward both preventing packet removal - like the redback do - and improving packet removal). Keep in mind that, except where there are specific advantages to it, which is rare, it's unusual for males ...

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by Darby
Sun Apr 01, 2007 11:18 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: carnivorous females
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carnivorous females

I think there are several. There is one - I think it's the Australian redback, but I haven't bothered to look it up - where the male, as he's finishing, flips onto the female's fangs. It's thought that while she's consuming him, she isn't available to other ...

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by Darby
Sat Mar 31, 2007 5:00 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: carnivorous females
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Re: cannibalism

... populations when food is scarce. Male lions -- and barn cats -- may kill and eat the cubs of another male to bring females into heat. The female redback spider will devour a male after mating for more nourishment to bear her young. Cannibalism occurs in some species in most major groups of animals ...

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by kiekyon
Wed Apr 19, 2006 2:50 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: cannibalism
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No

No there was no hyrbid vigor. It was just a regular redback. I'll post some more infomation as soon as I get a chance

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by Inuyasha
Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:31 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: 22 pound lobster
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