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Viviparous

viviparous

1. (Science: biology, zoology) An animal that gives birth to live offspring, as opposed to laying eggs.

2. (Science: botany) describes seeds or fruit which sprout before they fall from the parent plant.


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Boa vs python

... silly question. What are the MORPHOLOGICAL differences between boas and pythons that allow you to tell them apart explicitly. I know that boa is viviparous, but python is not. However I don't mean that kind of traits. Please help me - I was looking up for such informations in encyclopedia and ...

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by SU_reptile
Tue Jul 10, 2007 7:58 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Boa vs python
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Measurements on Near Term Corucia Fetus

... of this unique and endangered Scincidae species. Introduction: Corucia zebrata (underlined), a large herbivorous Scincidid lizard capable of viviparous matrotrophy, occasionally produces miscarrages. The reason for these miscarrages could be natural, for on the one hand, no one has properly ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Wed Oct 25, 2006 10:33 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Measurements on Near Term Corucia Fetus
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MEASUREMENTS: INCREASE IN GIRTH / WEIGHT IN FEMALE CORUCIA

... were taken and compared to gain a perspective of girth increase and weight of this Scincidae species. KEY WORDS: Corucia, Girth, Matrotrophy, Viviparous, Weight. INTRODUCTION: Corucia zebrata (underlined) is a large herbivorous Scincidae species oocuying a high canopy arboreal niche (Schnirel, ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Fri Oct 13, 2006 11:22 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: MEASUREMENTS: INCREASE IN GIRTH / WEIGHT IN FEMALE CORUCIA
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Views: 2818

The Cape Verde Giant Skink: Macroscincus coctei

... reported Macroscincus eggs are housed at the Museo Regionali Di Torino. This is notable as on preserved specimens belly-button slits indicate Viviparous Matrotrophy was utilized in reproduction. Perhaps Macroscincus coctei utilized both methods. It is not without precident. In the January ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: The Cape Verde Giant Skink: Macroscincus coctei
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Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia

... zebrata zebrata LOA = 289 mm Corucia zebrata alfredschmidti LOA = 370 mm Note: Both subspecies of Corucia zebrata (underlined) reproduce by viviparous matrotrophy with the birth of a single very large neonate. Occasionally, twins are produced, there is one documented case of triplets (Langerwerf, ...

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by Brian - LCRC
Sat Aug 26, 2006 1:15 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Subspecies comparison of the Genus: Corucia
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