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terrestrial

(Science: ecology) Of or on the ground, of the habitat of a plant, on land as opposed to in water, or on the ground as opposed to on another plant.


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Re: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?

Sorry the irony went by you. Guess no thong underwear either? Sorry Jorgelobo. Of course I knew you were joking. And sadly probably very few thongs. Sexual reproduction is quite a departure from the earlier asexual.

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by animartco
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:54 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?
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Re: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?

Sorry the irony went by you. Guess no thong underwear either?

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by JorgeLobo
Sun Apr 22, 2012 11:12 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?
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Green mammals

... they are in trees they cling to branches for support, not leaves as arthropods might. This might also explain why smaller arboreal mammals, even terrestrial mammals that might inhabit grass do not have a green pigment- they are not often associated with leaves, as they gather food from the support ...

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by cyanodave
Fri Mar 30, 2012 12:33 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Green mammals
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Mean corpuscular volume differences

... various mammals. My question, why does the MCV vary between species of mammal? Whales tend to the highest MCV, but there appear to be quite a few terrestrial animals with higher MCVs.

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by poiknik
Sun Feb 26, 2012 1:44 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Mean corpuscular volume differences
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Could there be extra-terrestrial life?

I believe yes. The Earth life can survive lots of conditions, and the extra-terrestrial life can be even different. New candidate planets are discovered almost every month, so in my opinion probability of some simple life is very high. However, it quickly decreases ...

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by JackBean
Thu Dec 08, 2011 9:20 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Could there be extra-terrestrial life?
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