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Post by Jwright » Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:24 am

what are three advantages of using scientific names for organisms
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Post by mith » Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:53 am

What do you think? Why don't you look up how the nomenclature system works?
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Post by Jwright » Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:55 am

what are u talkin about
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Post by spark13579 » Mon Mar 06, 2006 2:32 am

Scientific names are very useful as they allow scientists (and everyone else) to group animals together that possess similar features. The reason we cannot simply rely on common names is that the same name may be different depending on where you live, and will definitely be different with different languages. By using the same binomial name in latin we can ensure that all scientists no matter where they come from will be talking about the same organism. Hope this helps :)

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