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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby billyf » Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:11 pm

The young ones are kept together in the middle flanked by the large females on the outside. This is for protection from predator attacks, which frequently occur at water holes.
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby JenB » Tue Sep 02, 2008 9:17 pm

Speedy Gonzales! :clap:
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Sep 02, 2008 10:26 pm

:thumbs_up: The social interaction and organization of elephants is amazing. It is a real treat to watch them, and the way the communicate with each other!
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby JenB » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:37 pm

It is common to find Wildebeest with Impala and Zebra. Why?
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Freda » Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:51 pm

Because they eat the grasses at different heights, some eat the top, some eat the bottom :?
Also being together confuses the predators?

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Imberbe » Fri Sep 05, 2008 1:00 am

It is incidental association between animals who share the same habitat, and do not directly compete for resources such as food and mating opportunity, with the added advantage of having more eyes to look out for potential danger. :wink:
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby JenB » Fri Sep 05, 2008 6:07 am

Yes, Impala and Zebra feed on the upper, leafy shoots of grass while the Wildebeest feed on the shorter shoots..... and everything Imberbe said. :D :thumbs_up:
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby DebM » Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:29 am

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a) What "species family" does the civet belong and the sub family
b) How many teeth does a civet have
c) What can a civets dung pile be called
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Pjw » Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:47 pm

a)Family Viverridae, Subfamily Viverrinae
Civettictis cevetta
b)40 teeth
c)civetries
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby DebM » Sat Sep 06, 2008 9:28 pm

Pjw :clap:
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Pjw » Sun Sep 07, 2008 6:09 pm

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Question1
Wildebeest are equipped to take bites of short green grass.
What kind of soil is most suited for this kind of grass

Question2
When are they most active?
Day?
Night?
Both?
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Freda » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:17 am

I'll take a guess :?

1. Sandy soil
2. Both

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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Pjw » Wed Sep 10, 2008 8:41 am

Nope to both
I wait till later today if no correct answer, I post the correct one :twisted:
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Pjw » Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:03 pm

Wildebeest are diurnal ie active in the day
Shortgrasslands that are suitable for the type of grass wildebeest prefer to eat occur in alkaline and volcanic soil, unsuitable for the deep rooted grasses

Some one else please do the next question as I am now sweating blood ove MWD's quiz :twisted:
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Re: CAM QUIZ (OQ)

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Sep 10, 2008 6:21 pm

What is this? :shock:

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