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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.
Asked in Animal Life
Are there animals with no ears?
Many animals don't have visible ears but have hearing organs inside them, birds for instance. Snakes don't have visible ears but they have rudimentary structures which detect sound. Crickets have ear-like organs on their legs. Snails can't hear sounds but may feel them as vibrations. Very simple organisms such as amoebae don't have sense organs. ...
Asked in Animal Life, Platypuses
What is the reproductive system of a platypus?
Unlike most mammals, the platypus has a cloaca (one exit hole for waste and eggs). The platypus uses internal sexual reproduction (they use intercourse to deliver sperm to the female). The baby develops inside the female in an egg. The egg(s) are laid in a burrow. Another mammal with a cloaca is the echidna (It is also called the spiny anteater, but it is not at all related to other anteaters, it's just its nickname.) ...
Asked in Animal Life, Science, Agriculture
What is Agric science?
Agricultural science is a broad multidisciplinary field that encompasses that parts of exact, natural, economic and social sciences that are used in the practice and understanding of agriculture. Agriscience- Is the application of scientific principles of agriculture. ...
Asked in Beavers, Animal Life
What other animal looks like a seal and has horns?
A narwhal, or narwhale (monodon monoceros), is a medium-sized toothed whale that could be said to look like a seal. While it does not technically have any horns, the narwhal does have a single, long tusk protruding from its mouth. Another animal that might be described as 'looks like a seal and has horns' would be a walrus. It does not have horns, but does look somewhat like a seal, and has a pair of huge, downward-pointing tusks protruding from its mouth. ...
Asked in Animal Life, Environmental Issues
How does rubbish affect animals?
There are many ways in which rubbish can affect and be harmful to animals. They can get stuck or trapped in rubbish such as old fishing lines, plastic bags and fishing nets. Some eat the rubbish (like sea turtles eat plastic bags because they think it is jellyfish), and then eventually die as the rubbish blocks airways or gets into their stomach and then they are unable to process food. Old cans, and tins can rust and pollute the water, and...
Asked in Animal Life, Biology
What cannot reproduce outside of living organisms?
Parasites need a host in order to reproduce. These can for the most part be divided into two major groups: 1) Parasites that are phisiologically dependant on their host to survive but once leeching off of nutrients they can reproduce without having to hijack any of the host's systems. These cannot survive for long without being in their host, nor can they reproduce; 2) Obligatory parasites, which are things such as viruses. There isn't a consensus as to whether viruses are alive or...
Asked in Animal Life, Landforms, Landscapes, Elevations
What is the flat land between two mountains called?
A valley. Depending on the formation it can also be a col /notch or saddle. Valleys will often be steep on both sides and or have a body of water passing through them. ...
World best known animator?
Top ten famous animators: Seth Mcfarlane (Known for Family Guy,The Cleaveland show, etc.) Walt Disney (Known for Monsters Inc., Tangled, Mulan, Mickey Mouse etc.) Matt Groening (Know for the Simpsons, Futurama etc.) Hayao Miyazaki (Known for Howl's Moving Castle, Ponyo, Spirited Away, etc.) Mike Judge (Known for Beavis and Butt-head, King of The Hil etc.) John Lasseter (Known for a Bug's Life, Toy Story 1 & 2, Cars 1 & 2 etc.) Tex Avery (Known for Daffy Duck, Bugs Bunny, Droopy etc.) Nick Park (Known for Wallace and...