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Squatter

squatter

1. One who squats; specifically, one who settles unlawfully upon land without a title. In the united states and australia the term is sometimes applied also to a person who settles lawfully upon government land under permission and restrictions, before acquiring title. In such a tract, squatters and trespassers were tolerated to an extent now unknown. (Macaulay)

2. (Science: zoology) See squat snipe, under Squat.


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Environmental Change

... good compared today. But due to the human activities which changed and modified all of this, we suffered a lot today. Taller buildings, scattered squatter area, over populated, insufficient resources of human primary needs and environmental problems will be observed today. We are likely suffered ...

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by dhay14
Tue Oct 20, 2009 8:51 am
 
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Topic: Global Environmental Change
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Macroevolution-Do people come from apes?

... to have increasingly longer and longer bills...better to get to the nectar! It also chose for the nut-eaters to have increasingly shorter and squatter bills...better to break open nuts. Eventually, the gene frequencies in the nut-eaters and nectar-drinkers changed so much that the two groups ...

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by biostudent84
Tue Nov 30, 2004 6:24 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Macroevolution-Do people come from apes?
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