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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Thu Sep 20, 2012 8:35 am

Fact/Myth

Cadaverine is a foul-smelling compound produced by protein hydrolysis during putrefaction of animal tissue that is found in carrion
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:04 am

Fact.

(Cadaverine and margarine on toast is delicious. :wink: :lol: )
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:15 am

onewithnature wrote:(Cadaverine and margarine on toast is delicious.

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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:18 am

Oi ... that was quick! Now I'll have to do some thinking ...
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:33 pm

:lol: :lol:
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:34 am

Fact or Myth: The reason birds don't have teeth is because it would make the head too heavy for flight.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby picnic » Sat Sep 22, 2012 8:51 am

Fact. :whistle: But not all birds fly. :shock: Is a chicken a bird? :hmz:

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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Sep 23, 2012 2:31 am

Yep, Picnic, but the very very largest majority of birds do fly; so my Q applies to them. :wink: A chicken is indeed a bird, but if you're referring to a cooked chicken, I suppose that wouldn't fly either. :twisted: :lol:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Sun Sep 23, 2012 12:33 pm

It is in fact true.

Elephant has a pharyngeal pouch at the base of its tongue, where it can store water. Desert elephants regularly use this feature, as they may need to travel distances between drinking opportunities. Mothers can also extract water to cool down their young.

This same chamber is used during elephant communication, to help produce the low rumbling noises often incorrectly called stomach rumbles.

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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread postby picnic » Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:36 pm

:D Interesting Imberbe, didn't know that. :)

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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Sun Sep 23, 2012 9:41 pm

Rooies wrote:
onewithnature wrote:Fact or Myth: The reason birds don't have teeth is because it would make the head too heavy for flight.


Myth. The reason why birds don't have teeth is because they don't have hands to hold a toothbrush. 8)

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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Sep 24, 2012 12:04 am

Excellent Q, IB. :clap: :clap:
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Tue Sep 25, 2012 1:29 am

Still awaiting a few more answers ...
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby DrPhil » Tue Sep 25, 2012 8:53 am

Myth :hmz: The birds that cannot fly is not the ones with huge heavy heads. Some predatory birds and parrots fly just fine with a heavy bill.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby picnic » Tue Sep 25, 2012 7:18 pm

Is a bat a bird? :hmz: Nope they are mammals but bats can fly and they do have teeth. :twisted: :whistle:


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