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slow-moving exclusively arboreal mammals that inhabit the tropical forests of south and central america.

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Re: Green mammals

... are some green mammals. Polar bears, who actually are not pigmented at all, may appear green when they've been exposed to algae. Some treet sloths appear green due to algae contamination. Green Monkeys are so named because the younger ones usually have patches of greenish fur ans appear ...

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by biotag
Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:45 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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Help identify Vertebrae

It looks like a molar too. It may be from a herbivore. I've seen sloths and elephants with similar molars. But I'm not a zoologist.

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by Condraz23
Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:23 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Help identify Vertebrae
Replies: 7
Views: 4976

Favorites Animal

... of people I know think deer are dumb because they walk out in front of their car a lot or run into their car. I know someone who is terrified of sloths.

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by February Beetle
Sat Nov 12, 2005 8:51 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Favorites Animal
Replies: 168
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Lamarckism still here

... As an example let us examine the giant sloth. If it is in fact advantageous to be larger, this may eventually lead to the selection of sloths whose genetics code for a larger sloth. Over thousands of generations natural selection would favor these slarger sloths, and voila!...giant ...

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by jrmonfor
Thu May 26, 2005 6:51 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Lamarckism still here
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