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Water snake

water snake

(Science: zoology) A common North American colubrine snake (Tropidonotus sipedon) which lives chiefly in the water.

Any species of snakes of the family Homalopsidae, all of which are aquatic in their habits.


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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... maybe something else that cannot be seen but was advantageous for the snake's ancestor. May I refer you to Richard Ellisin’s book AquaGenesis where ... Scanlon, Lee, and Caldwell have proposed that snakes are derived from water-dwelling lizards (mosasaurs), and emerged from the water to become ...

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by jevg
Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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Skull identification

It's not a snake, when you look at it along what i assume to be the jaw it looks like "baleen" ... of fibrous structures that some whales use to filter small micro organisms out of the water such as krill, have ya got anymore pics of it? I think it is some sort of whale maybe? ...

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by vk4vfx
Thu Aug 26, 2010 11:23 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Skull identification
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Views: 4392

A Monkey's Uncle

... They will have many, many features in common to enable them to capture water, retain water, reflect heat, redirect heat and to source nutrient in ... for the individual than being the only bird in the tree when a hungry snake is slithering about. [...cidada example] The sky is not falling however. ...

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by AstusAleator
Wed Mar 14, 2007 7:01 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
Replies: 26
Views: 52953

A Monkey's Uncle

... They will have many, many features in common to enable them to capture water, retain water, reflect heat, redirect heat and to source nutrient in ... for the individual than being the only bird in the tree when a hungry snake is slithering about. Take, for example the seventeen-year cicada. The ...

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by JDavidE
Tue Mar 13, 2007 3:29 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: A Monkey's Uncle
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The Fiber Disease

... tissue to take up residence in the body. (Regular laundering with hot water and detergent apparently do nothing to kill the organism in clothing). ... the parasite which eats and emulates skin, may shed (like a spider or snake) it’s outer shell upon death or being lifted out from the host. All ...

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by Neva Borden
Sun Dec 03, 2006 1:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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