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Animals enrich our lives in so many different ways. The Animal Life category is for questions and answers about animals of all types, including pets, sea life, and farm animals. You can ask questions or find information regarding animals, their history, care, health issues, breeding, and behavior.
The positive is that exotic pets are a real conversation piece. And other people are generally interested in something out of the ordinary. The more you learn about your pet, the more you can inform others. A side benefit is that you can counsel someone who may be thinking of acquiring one of these …
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Use soapy water. Use 2 dashes of dish soap in a water spray bottle and spray them directly. They die and you can net them out and have them gone forever
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That will depend how you wish to quantify the numbers: by the total of homes or by the total number of animals. According to the AVMA, who cited the 2007 U.S. Pet Ownership & Demographics Sourcebook, if you go by the total number of owned animals, cats appear to be first: Cats 81,721,000Fish 75…
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Seek medical attention immediately. But please don't worry. The reason it may not be eating is because it does not like the food you have given it!
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If you mean abnormal, as in bloated, puffy, looking unwell, there are many causes and you should take it to a vet. Frogs are animals that have to survive extreme circumstances, like lack of food. Therefore they are very voracious eaters when enough food is available. They can eat a large amount of…
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The Koala gets 99% of its water from its food In extreme drought, a Koala will drink form ground water when there is not enough moisture in the food that it eats. The Koala. The Kangaroo Rat from San Diego deserts, the Dorcas Gazelle from Africa!!! Many Reptiles The Three-Toed Sloth. MARINE MAM…
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Barn animals Horses may react when entering a barn. They may be nervous if they are young and used to a paddock environment. The horse may become spooky, either because of claustrophobia or the presence of other horses. Once put in a stable the horse may kick at the walls, crib (chew) on the wood…
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The cheetah is considered the fastest land animal and is able to achieve speeds upwards of 70 miles per hour. It cannot, however, maintain this speed for very long, and prey that has a bit of luck can "wear down" the cheetah by avoiding it for about 10-15 seconds. The cheetah might be considered the…
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Black Widow SpiderOne of the most feared spiders on earth, the adult female black widow has a bite that kills, though rarely. And it�s only her bite you need to watch out for; her mate isn�t poisonous. You�ll find these spiders throughout the world and in the United States.She has a globe-shap…
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This is maybe the most accurate list. I've calculated average weight, maximum weight, average height, maximum height, average length, maximum length, speed and bite force (this include trunk power for elephants, horn power for rhinos...)I know that giraffe is a little suprise.Rank Name Points1Afric…
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It depends what pet you are specifically speaking of but from my own interest if you have a budgie, then they were almost naturally born 2 be trained but if you have a cat then, not very possible if you want to teach it to do carltwheels:):)LOLZWhen i got my budgie, he was petrified but then in the …
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Domestication of wild animals means that people take wild animals and keep them as pets or farm animals. Domestication is often used to mean taming an animal. It can also be used for plants grown as crops. After this is done for several generations, especially when we breed them selectively, the dom…
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The cheetah is the fastest terrestrial animal. In speed tests on a smooth surface, chasing food being dragged behind a Landrover, the cheetah "gave up" at about 65mph. Speed tests by South African zoologists on straight tracks support this figure as an effective maximum speed. That's over 100 kilo…
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Not at all. They always said that dogs do, but it has been proven that dogs see the world basically in red green and yellow as well. Cows see in purple as well as black and white. Horses see only in black and white. Pigs see neon colors, but not black and white. I know that cats see in full colour…
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Lots! There are many species of animals native to Japan. Some of the ones that first come to mind are the snow monkeys, which are a type of macaque. There are other native mammals such as bears, deer, otters and minks, and small mammals like shrews, moles, mice etc... There are tons of native birds,…
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There are many animals in Japan such as bears & fish and tortoises. One famous native animal is the Japanese macaque monkey.
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There can be a million tons of krill in a singel swarm. Krill are considered keystone species near the bottom of the food chain because they feed on phytoplankton and to a lesser extent zooplankton. The number of plankton EASILY outnumbers all other animals on the earth - unless you get into b…
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These are the animals that produce electricity or generate it: Electric CatfishElephant fishesbonytonguesstargazersHammerhead SharksEchidnasElectric Skateknife fishespaddle fishPlatypus
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Higher animals, reptiles, and mammals mate because they have two genders. Fish, however, almost always fertilize their eggs after they have been laid. Mating is an adaptation for the perpetuation of species. Sexual division increases the genetic variations. Plants also have sexual reproduction, …
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Something that many of the small farmers in the United States think is VERY scary! It will force them to spend thousands of dollars needlessly. It is supposedly to help with traceback capability in case of contamination. In fact, that contamination happens in the USDA slaughter plant. The animals do…
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The Earth is rotating on its axis as a single body, spinning in a vacuum. The atmosphere is pulled along with the rotation, so there are not any things moving at different speeds to make any kind of noise. However, the fact that the Earth rotates is a major factor in the creation of weather, and the…
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That depends on what you call an animal. Short Answer: Microtus pennsylvanicus The common field mouse (Meadow Vole) is the most common mammal in North America. Long Answer: Insects are animals and by far the most numerous. (But I assume you're excluding them.)What about birds, though? The common spa…
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Seals, humans, fish, sea turtles, and a whole bunch of tank feeders just to name a few other marine animals
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In a general manner it refers to a pendulous flap of skin which has no purpose for humans. For some frogs it contains the vocal sac. In lizards it is used as a form of communication to attract a mate and in other animals it may, or may not, indicate status
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Cheetahs hold the land speed record. They can reach about 130 kph running in short bursts.
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63 miles per hour is one figure quoted for the Cheetah, which is the fastest land animal.
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ALL living things, both animal and vegetable eventually die and decompose,returning valuable nutrients and minerals to the earth. My own belief is that after death you live on in the minds and conversations of those you left behind. After one maybe two generations you will quietely fade away. I bel…
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They have crocodiles, gazelles, hippopotamuses, camels, lots of fish, frogs, lizards, ducks, geese, lions, vulture, leopards, cheetahs, swine, and snakes. The water birds were~ herons, cranes, flamingos, and ibises. They tamed~ donkeys, camels, cattle, sheep, goats, falcons, elephants, dogs, cats,…
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This depends on the animal. By 'animal' I am excluding simple organisms that reproduce by dividing.Slugs, snails and some other invertebrates are hermaphrodites, meaning they have both male and female sex organs. When they mate, they exchange sperm. Each fertilises the other.More complex organisms a…
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By definition the natural environment is the condition of living and non-living things which occur in a state substantially not influenced by humans. This means they exist and change only by natural forces like weather or predators for example rather than with human influence such as that in an urb…
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There are about 3,500 animal shelters in the United States as well as a large number of non-sheltered and fostering groups.
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It depends geographically really. Many of the same as northern states further up in northern Canada they just change colours to white to blend in with the snow like the arctic hare.   OK, yes it does depend on geographical region, here are a few examples of common animals found in Canada: M…
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Horses and mules can be used as draft animals (i.e. to pull loads).
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Animal Groups Frogs- Army Turtles- Bales Coyotes- Band Quail- Bevy Pheasants- Bouquet Hawks- Cast Finches- Charm Cats- Clowder Penguins- Colony Rhinos- Crash Woodpeckers- Descent Doves- Dole Hares- Down Squirrels- Dray Hogs- Drift Crocodiles- Float Elks- Gang Hawks- Kettle Cows- Kine Moles- Labor L…
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From head to toe it is the giraffe. Although common heights are thirteen to eighteen feet tall for the giraffe it is the male that is known to eighteen feet or five and a half meters which makes the mammal the tallest of animals from its hoof to its crown. The neck of the giraffe alone can be seven…
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The common giraffe is the tallest animal in the world. They can grow up to 19 feet tall. However, if the largest sauropods were still alive, they would be taller than today's giraffes.Giraffe
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There are several different values associated with a "ton" depending on which "ton" you're talking about. A short ton, or US ton, is equal to 2000 pounds. A metric ton is equal to approximately 2205 pounds. A long ton, or UK ton, is equal to 2240 pounds. So, your rather large pig could weigh anywher…
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Currently the mosquito kills more people every year than any other animal. Here are some numbers: over 5,000,000 people worldwide died every year at the height of the Black Death in 1349 (probably bubonic plague bacterium carried by rat fleas in turn carried by black rats), eventually killing 30% t…
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Seaweed is a term mostly applied to some types of algae. It is not a scientific classification, but rather a colloquial term. The organisms may belong to quite different types of algae, and other organisms in the same groups may not be what we think of as seaweed. Thus their scientific names can be …
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Many shelters are looking for volunteers to work from all ages. But don't expect to get paid. Just give them a call and see if there's anything you can do. It may not be the most glamorous job in the world like: cleaning cages, walking animals,washing and grooming, but they will appreciate any help …
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Animals don't necessarily dream like humans do, but many pet or animal owners often come to the conclusion that their pets dream. Animals may display dream-like behavior, including twitching eyelids and facial tics that often progress to animated paws or legs in motion."Dogs in particular DO dream. …
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Hundreds of nasty bacteria, some which could make you very ill or even worse. Any animal that likes water, mosquito's that Carrie nasty diseases and other insects that arent healthy for a human.
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Heterotrophic (how it obtains energy)Eukaryotic (what type of cell)Multicellular (number of cells)Cell walls (lacks this structure)
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I heard some research to that effect. I hope that's true, since we have 2 dogs. Yes, it is true. It gives the person a reason to get up in the morning if they live alone (children have left home or they are widowed or divorced.) When my mother was in the nursing home I took my two dogs up (at the …
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materials get into water by animals waste
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african- about 600,000 asian- about 80,000
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Some exercises that help upper body muscular push-ups are circuit type sessions that involve around a work rate of 1-2 minutes with a rest of 30-45 seconds in between. Some exercises for upper body are ones like push ups, shadow boxing with light weights, dips on benches bars. You may also run, wal…
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This is whyIt helps keep producers, consumers, and decomposers not extinct.
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I had a sow give birth ... to 32 life pigglets and 28 survived over 24hrs
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Answer Yes, and there is. There is such a thing as animal hoarding, and it is illegal. People who own too many animals do not have the time or money to care for all of them properly. Answer Most local communities do have limits in residential areas. If you live in the country, having…
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Volunteer Be a volunteer for the ASPCA (US) or SPCA (Canada), or any other shelters. If you see animal cruelty report it! You name is not given in the grievance against the owner. Canada is trying to get in stricter laws for people that don't look after any animals be it cows, horses, pigs, dogs, ca…
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Given that the definition of an "extinct" animal would be a species of which no living specimens have been sighted in years, then there are no extinct animals in the world. However, if you wish to know how many species have become extinct, I suggest you look at the Wikipedia post linked below. T…
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Yes jesus christ made all the animals
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'Lonesome George' IS THE rarest creature in the world. He is the last known individual of the Pinta Island tortoise, subspecies Chelonoidis nigra abingdoni, one of 13 subspecies of Galapagos tortoise native to the Galapagos Islands. A $10,000 reward is available the discovery of a Pinta Island torto…
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The biggest animal is the Blue whale. It can weigh an amazing 200 tons.The longest animal of the world may be the bootlace worm (Lineus longissimus) with a length of 30 or even 60 meters. blue whaleBlue whaleLion's mane jellyfish is bigger than a blue whale.
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There is no general consensus among Christians regarding whether or not, animals go to heaven. Many Christians do not believe that pets, or animals in general, have souls. Therefore, they cannot go to heaven because they would not experience an afterlife without a soul. However, others contend that …
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There are many animals that eat leaves as part of their diet. If they eat plants they are called "herbivores". Some animals such as many primates, eat leaves and are called "folivores". Other animals specialize on grains "grannivores". Omnivores are animals that have an eclectic diet and may include…
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They might do it because they don't want them anymore or they just don't care about them. They also might think that it is funny (but it's not funny). A Person might abuse their animals to take out their aggressive anger and take it out on the dog.
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ANSWER: By their frozen or fossilized remains we can determine their size, diet, habitat and range of movement or migratory habits.
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Marine biologist, vet, microbiologist, zoologist
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It depends on you opinion.
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To name a few of them... Cheetah 70 Pronghorn Antelope 61 Wildebeest 50 Lion 50 Thomson's Gazelle 50 Quarter Horse 47.5 Elk 45 Cape Hunting Dog 45 Coyote 43 Gray Fox 42 Hyena 40 Zebra 40 Mongolian Wild Donkey 40 Greyhound 39.35 Whippet 35.5 Rabbit (domestic) 35 Mule Deer 35 Jackal …
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Yes they do. Their brain waves show that they indeed do have dreams like humans. Sometimes when animals are asleep-like your family dog or family cat-people can see them "twitching" their legs or any other body part. This is probably due to them chasing in their dreams. Mine certainly do. Sometimes…
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Domesticated Dogs The first animal to be domesticated appears to have been the dog, in the Upper Paleolithic era; although there is still much debate about the exact date. Species... Date... Location Dog... 15000 - 30,000 years ago ... Multiple locations Goat... 10000 BC... Asia and Mi…
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A domesticated animal is any animal that depends on a human for food, water, and shelter. This includes farm animals such as cattle, horses, sheep, chickens, goats, dogs, and cats. There are relatively few domesticated animals compared to the huge number of species on the planet. As well as the ob…
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Because like the person below me said. It's like killing homeless people. You'd want to give them a chance, not just throw them away because they haven't got a home. Dogs and cats don't choose to be homeless, it's just a sad fact what people can do. People are who to blame when it comes to that. The…
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Plants need the energy from the sun to grow. The small animals, such as rabbits, eat these plants to grow. Meat eaters such as hawks, prey on these rabitts, therefore connects hawks to the sun. Because the hawks eat the rabbits, who eat plants, who use the sun... the hawks are inderrectly dependen…
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Pork, Ham, and Bacon in Pet Foods In response to your question, I think it's more of a matter of economics. Human consumption for pork products outweigh the demand for pork products in animal food. Most often, horse meat is used in some animal foods, and humans for some reason don't care to eat hor…
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The Bonobo chimpanzees are the reputed to be sexually active frequently.
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maybe other small fishMainly small mollusks and crustaceans.
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pets were kept in the trenches in ww1 to act as a early warning system against gas attack. A bit like a canary being taken down a coal mine, because the aniamal is smaller it dies before you and so if your pet droped dead in front of you, either put a gas mask on or run like hell.
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Absolutely not! There is no correlation between animals and humans and more often than not these so-called tests have proved wrong and many drugs have been taken off the market. Scientists will babble on in theory, but pinned down cannot positively give a good argument that animals should be tested …
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Ethiopia-Kenya-Uganda-Tanzania
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Animals can survive by finding food and being autotroph or heterotroph. They mate and reproduce, as well as become better hunters. Many animals have different ways to "survive." They all have different features to defend themselves from predators. Some Stick bugs, or "walking sticks" squirt out st…
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The peoples of a country perceive the sound of the animals differently. A dog sounds barks: "wau wau" in Spanish, and "bow bow" in French. People have different accents because of environmental constraints and because of the complexity of human language which gives rise to the variation seen. Anim…
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Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake - Whilst a cheetah may reach 70-75 mph and is commonly thought of as the fastest land animal, this is not the case. The Rattlesnake can strike it's victim at 175 mph (a full 100 mph faster than the Cheetahs top running speed).
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The sun provides light energy which plants use to convert in to chemical energy through photosynthesis. Nutrients from the soil also assist in growth of plants. Animals rely completely on these green plants for their energy. Green plants produce chemical energy (food energy).
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Instead of answering your question, he would ask you, "What do you think a man is?"According to Socrates, man is a maker of ideas.
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Octopi, big fish, and humans.
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Presently there are 38 known species of mammals that are extinct. However, of them there are some that are kept in captivity with scientists trying to save them from going extinct. With global warming becoming a major issue, the fact is the existing 28,270 animal species of mammals are threatened b…
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This is not a question, if you would like to know how to know if you have mating goldfish click here: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_know_if_a_goldfish_are_mating If you want to know how goldfish mate click here: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_goldfish_mate If you want to know if your Goldf…
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Hello again, The sounds are heard not just by their tones., but for some they feel the vibrations on the ground and some have the accute sense of smell. it would take me a long time to explain this...go to the local Library and read about it from raptors to todays eagles to the thrree toed sloth. Re…
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You must have good: self management skills, leadership skills, critical thinking skills, good communication skills, business skills, and relationship-building skills. You also need to be able to provide both pets and owners with the comfort they need while having an appointment with the clinic.
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Homeostasis is the maintenance of a constant internal environment in organisms even when there are external changes. For example, the body is able to maintain its same temperature of 98.6, the same pH balance, etc. the tendency toward a relatively stable equilibrium between …
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It is commonly thought that clams have a muscular foot that they use to help them dig into the sand. The foot grasps deeper and deeper making its shell body move with it, and with this foot, they can almost completely bury themselves. However, this is not the case with all clams, especially since th…
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Do you mean in absolute terms or in relative terms? In other words, do you want to know the weakest animal pound for pound? Let me put it yet another way. I can lift more than an ant even on my worst and laziest day. But pound for pound, I cannot come close to lifting as much as an ant does. An ant …
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No that's a cruel thing to do unless if it is safe and has no chance of harming or killing the animal, because how would you like it if some one wanted to kill you just to learn more about you.
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The raccoon is Tennessee's state animal because they are abundant in Tennessee and because the legislature so named it.
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I have one Pure bred Akita his name is "Sampson" he is very big and the name just fit him.
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Bottle-nose dolphins, squid, sharks, crabs and all different types of fishAlso Angler fish in the deeper parts.
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Whales, dolphins, seals, walrus and sea otters all live in the Pacific Ocean.
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The first animal was an Axolotl; it's a kind of amphibian that lives in water and has gills like a fish.
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Strictly speaking, the smallest animal in the world would be an amoeba. Amoebas are unicellular organisms, which means they are comprised of only a single cell and are classed in the animal kingdom under Protozoa. So, technically speaking, Amoebas are actually animal-like protists classifed in the k…
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Answer There are certain lizards and fish that do not require a male to produce offspring. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/24/opinion/24shubin.html?n=Top/News/Science/Topics/Zoos
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Sailfish and a orca (killer whale)
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Sea animals the main sea animals that are decomposers are crabs and shrimp. Both crabs and shrimp comb the sea floor in search of things to eat.
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The Hippopotamus kills more people in Africa each year than any other animal.
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