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by WolverSyr
Sun Jun 17, 2007 9:27 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
Replies: 312
Views: 205255

I'll go out on a limb here:
Spheniscus humboldti - Humboldt Penguin?
by WolverSyr
Sun Jun 17, 2007 1:19 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
Replies: 312
Views: 205255

Does it spend a lot of time in the water?
by WolverSyr
Sat Jun 16, 2007 6:01 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
Replies: 312
Views: 205255

seed or insect eater? (Or other...)
by WolverSyr
Sat Jun 16, 2007 4:12 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
Replies: 312
Views: 205255

Is it a Native Cat - Dasyurus viverrinus?
by WolverSyr
Sat Jun 16, 2007 4:05 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Acarology
Replies: 1
Views: 1779

by WolverSyr
Thu May 31, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What in the world??!?
Replies: 13
Views: 14139

Very cool pictures!

My grandmother used to call them "Millers". I recall one that got into the house when I was a kid & I thought it was the coolest thing (after I got over being afraid it was a bee!)

I haven't seen one in years.
by WolverSyr
Thu May 31, 2007 7:28 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Ectotherms and whatnot's
Replies: 8
Views: 12199

I've read that sauropods might have maintained some level of body temp because of their huge mass. The more dense a body is - the less heat escapes. I was trying to think of any extant species that have large neural arches the other day. I couldn't come up with anything other than sailfish & I h...
by WolverSyr
Tue May 15, 2007 7:11 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Living species first classified from discovery of bones?
Replies: 6
Views: 4367

Can't think of a mammal, but the Coelacanth was first described from fossils - then found alive.
by WolverSyr
Thu Apr 05, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
Replies: 312
Views: 205255

Do adult forms have a tail?
by WolverSyr
Sun Mar 25, 2007 3:01 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Most venomous animal
Replies: 26
Views: 56848

I've often wondered about this too. Unfortunately (or fortunately!) I don't think there's any definitive answer is there? I'm sure we can tell what's most dangerous to a mouse, etc, but not us. It would pretty unethical to poison people & see what happens! Honestly though, if it kills you, it do...
by WolverSyr
Sat Mar 17, 2007 7:59 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Animal Name Game!
Replies: 312
Views: 205255

Does it have a prehensile tail?
by WolverSyr
Tue Mar 13, 2007 2:26 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What animals are known for their taste and touch?
Replies: 10
Views: 18798

I'm not sure I understand the concept of smelling or hearing in colors, but I'm not much of an abstract thinker. Many, many animals see in color besides humans. Many animals see colors beyond what we see - bees for example. I suppose if you're looking for animals that use touch to interpret their wo...