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cardiorrhexis
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Post by cardiorrhexis » Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:50 am

isospora coccidiosis...

another protazoa...



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Post by Squawkbox » Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:58 am

Streptococcus pyogenes
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Group a streptococcus found in blood
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Post by zami'87. » Wed Feb 08, 2006 1:38 pm

Salamandra atra black salamander

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Post by sachin » Wed Feb 08, 2006 2:35 pm

Afroedura transvaalica

Flat-tailed Geckos
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Post by MrMistery » Wed Feb 08, 2006 6:49 pm

Arabidopsis thaliana

Owing to it's small size, rapid life cycle, and small genome Arabidopsis was the first plant to have it's entire genome sequenced... About 26000 genes, very close to homo sapiens... :lol:

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A protozoan ) :lol: :lol: :twisted: :twisted:



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Post by February Beetle » Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:12 pm

Armadillium vulgare the common pill bug or roly poly! It is a terrestrial crustation. I just did a report on it and it is one of the few scientific names I know. It lives 2-3 years and it can detoxify metals after ingesting them by de-ionizing them.
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Post by opuntia » Wed Feb 08, 2006 7:30 pm

Echinopsis zucc. - sea-urchin cactus or Easter lily cactus
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Post by alextemplet » Wed Feb 08, 2006 11:49 pm

Canis lupus

grey wolf, that was easy! :D
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Post by Dr.Stein » Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:16 am

Wow, I am happy to see this thread growing :)
Good luck to all students who post in here ;)

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Post by opuntia » Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:31 am

Sus verrucosus- Warty Pig
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Post by army » Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:34 am

Oryza sativa
It's rice

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Post by army » Thu Feb 09, 2006 8:39 am

bit careless, I am. :?
i mean..
Spizaetus bartelsi
That's a kind of eagle. It's english name is java-eagle. Epidemic, threatened from extinction, and beautiful...
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