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Pertaining to dry land.


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can you identify this animal?

The tail looks flattened from the side, suggesting that it is some aquatic animal (as opposed to, say, some terrestial lizard just swimmign around). I would go for some kind of an amphibian, such as newt. However, based on the shadow made by the creature it appears to lack webbing ...

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by biohazard
Mon May 24, 2010 10:32 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: can you identify this animal?
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Re: Life in the universe?

... life from the Martian soil is based on some very carefully thought of ideas, not just some wild guesses. Because the search for the possible extra-terrestial life is very expensive, good guesses could save much money, time and resources when compared to bad guesses. Even when the most likely outcome ...

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by biohazard
Tue Mar 23, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Life in the universe?
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Views: 4147

Effect of temperature on Metabolism

... organism can become before overheating becomes a problem. Some paleontologists claim largest dinosaurs were close to this kind of maximum size for terrestial animals. Metabolic rate, on the other hand, is a sum of many things, not only the body size. Temperature is one important factor: the higher ...

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by biohazard
Mon Jan 05, 2009 9:55 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Effect of temperature on Metabolism
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Views: 19742


... homogeneous so I'd rule out high speciation rate in favor of the low extinction rate hypthosesis. I read of a recent study that suggested, for terrestial fauna, the temperate zones had higher speciation rate through time coupled with high extinction rates due to climatic changes that brought ...

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by CoffeaRobusta
Sat Apr 07, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: biodiversity
Replies: 9
Views: 6478

The Fiber Disease

Tams on it... a multidiciplinary aproach may be needed in context of such "unknown" manifestations out side terrestial applied materials technology, other than india and the red rain issue this may indicate a materialistic view about universe with a continual re-creation ...

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by Nadas Moksha
Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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