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Sirenia

sirenia

(Science: zoology) An order of large aquatic herbivorous mammals, including the manatee, dugong, rytina, and several fossil genera.

The hind limbs are either rudimentary or wanting, and the front ones are changed to paddles. They have horny plates on the front part of the jaws, and usually flat-crowned molar teeth. The stomach is complex and the intestine long, as in other herbivorous mammals. See cetacea .


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hello ken

... have been many changes in olongapo and the country since the 70's. it wont surely be the same anymore if ever you'll come to visit. Cheers! :D Sirenia

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by Sirenia
Fri Mar 17, 2006 4:35 am
 
Forum: Ecology
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ecology vs environment definition

Sirenia asked: I am asked to lecture on environmental awareness to high school students. I need help on how to simply differentiate "ecology" from "environment" to those kids, in a manner that they will ...

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by Ken Ramos
Thu Mar 16, 2006 10:48 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: ecology vs environment definition
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ecology vs environment definition

... " environment " to those kids, in a manner that they will easily understand. Your ideas will be highly appreciated. Thank you very much Sirenia :?:

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by Sirenia
Thu Mar 16, 2006 8:29 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: ecology vs environment definition
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