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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
Unread postPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 7:45 am 
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:hmz: ugly but soft..... :think:

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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:clap: :clap: Baboon it is.They have a built in cushion in their bottom called " ischial callosites ".

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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Great scientific bantering-around term strictly for the aficionados. As in, "You know Molly [which also means soft], I love those ischial callosites I saw on your cousin the other day; will you introduce me?" :twisted: :twisted: :lol:

Go for it, Heks. :clap:

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All carnivorous families except .... have a bone in the penis called the os penis.

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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Hyena.

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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Hyaenidae (Hyena and aardwolf) ;)

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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You go Phokojwe :thumbs_up:
Sorry Philip it wasn't just the hyena

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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With which mammal do Yellow-Billed and Red-Billed Hornbills have a mutually beneficial relationship?

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The Dwarf Mongoose has a mutually beneficial relationship with two Bird species, the Red-billed Hornbill and the eastern Yellow-billed Hornbill. The Mongoose and either of the Hornbill species forage together, eating the same prey, the Hornbills keeping their senses alert for the presence of threat animals, especially Birds of prey. The companionship allows the Mongooses to forage in peace, while the Birds benefit from creatures flushed out by the Mongooses. The Hornbills sound off with warning calls when a predator approaches, even warning at the sight of predators of Mongooses that are not enemies of Hornbills.

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I've actually had a sighting like this in Dec and sat with the yellow billed hornbill and dwarfies for quite a while at the Renosterkoppiedam T-junction.

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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:clap: :clap: thanks for the indepth explanation Philip1, you are correct :thumbsup:

Heksie, this must have been an amazing sighting!!!

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Which of the following belongs to the order Perissodactyla?
Zebra, Horse or Rhino.

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zebra and horse

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 Post subject: Re: Revolving Mammal Quiz (RV)
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