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land covered with wood or trees; forest; land on which trees are suffered to grow, either for fuel or timber. Here hills and vales, the woodland and the plain, Here earth and water seem to strive again. (pope) Woodlands and cultivated fields are harmoniously blended. (Bancroft)

Of or pertaining to woods or woodland; living in the forest; sylvan. She had a rustic, woodland air. (Wordsworth) Like summer breeze by woodland stream. (Keble) Woodland caribou.

(Science: zoology) See Caribou.

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... loss wetlands, Percentages of surfaces covered by wetlands in the US, The amount of stormwater detained by an acre of wetlands are grasslands and woodlands considered wetlands? I have several different opions about the last question, I'm still not sure.

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by remmi1978
Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: wetlands
Replies: 4
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Zebra Stripes

... it was a camouflage for their jungle adapted living style. But, modern zebras prefer open plains, arid zones and mountain biomes instead of that woodlands and jungle biomes (where the hyroctherium used to live back 54 Mya). The striped patterns so, are not rare or uncommon to the equid family. ...

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by Mascarell
Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:06 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Zebra Stripes
Replies: 14
Views: 19630

Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?

... on those trees could easily be noticed by the birds that fed on them, and therefore they had very little chance of survival. Fifty years later, in woodlands where industrial pollution has killed the lichens, the bark of the trees had darkened, and now the light-colored moths became the most hunted, ...

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by Thermopylae
Sun Feb 18, 2007 3:52 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Evolution - Natural Selection FLAWED?
Replies: 9
Views: 25159


... more delicate colours (from molecules such as carotene and quercetin) are revealed when the chlorophyll molecule decays in the Autumn, and the woodlands turn red, orange, and golden brown. Chlorophyll can also be damaged when vegetation is cooked, since the central Mg atom is replaced by hydrogen ...

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by dipjyoti
Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:04 am
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: photosynthesis
Replies: 3
Views: 13926

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