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Threatened species

threatened species

(Science: biology, ecology, zoology) Any species which is likely to become an endangered species within the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.


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Re: Origins of life

... everything progresses towards a minimum degree of survival. Once the species is surviving it stops evolving? Any further evolution happens only if that survival is threatened. This is a very valid question and one that I think is never looked into nowadays. ...

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by Cat
Sat Jul 13, 2013 2:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 183520

Re: Origins of life

... everything progresses towards a minimum degree of survival. Once the species is surviving it stops evolving? Any further evolution happens only if that survival is threatened. This is a very valid question and one that I think is never looked into nowadays. ...

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by animartco
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:41 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Origins of life
Replies: 327
Views: 183520

Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?

... in a strange habitat. It is also unusual for individuals of different species to fight one another. The nearest is when a predator is attacking ... see animals fighting to the death. Gorillas are becoming increasingly threatened by deforestation and hunting for bush meat and trophies, while ...

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by darrellacoustic
Sat Jun 29, 2013 10:12 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Bear vs Gorilla Stand-Off. Who would win?
Replies: 10
Views: 20367

The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada

Exotic species should never be introduced. Period! The examples that each of you gave as being benign ... outcompete native grouse, such as sage grouse and prairie chickens, which are now threatened species. I see no reason why hunters couldn't hunt them instead of pheasants. ...

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by thoffnagle
Tue Jun 11, 2013 4:07 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: The Himalayan Snowcock in Nevada
Replies: 3
Views: 6477

Genome duplication

Evidence suggests that at some points in time most of species alive today undergone whole genome duplications. Presumably, these events occurred to prevent extinction of those species which threatened those species after diversification event(http://mbe.oxfordjournals.org/content/23/5/887.full.pdf+html). ...

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by Cat
Sun Oct 14, 2012 5:07 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Genome duplication
Replies: 0
Views: 971
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