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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 11:37 am

:wink: Why can't Owls move there eyes?
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Thu Aug 01, 2013 12:03 pm

Owls eyes are pear-shaped instead of round like ours. What we see is the small part of the eye, the biggest part at the back of the eye and has alot of room for special light-receiving rods in the retina which allows the owl to see well in low light conditions.

As a result of this shape, their eyes are fixed to the skull and cannot move. They compensate for this by having the ability to rotate their heads almost 360 degrees.
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 2:44 pm

:) Phokojwe :thumbs_up:
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:05 pm

How do you tell the difference between a male and female Zebra? :?
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Rooies » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:42 pm

You watch them mating. The one behind is the male 8)
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:53 pm

:funny:
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 3:58 pm

Males are usually slightly heavier than females and are more robustly built.
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Thu Aug 01, 2013 10:12 pm

:naughty: :naughty: :naughty: not the answer I was looking for
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Fri Aug 02, 2013 6:50 am

Their behaviour?
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Fri Aug 02, 2013 9:56 am

Nope, Heksie - clue.... :hmz:
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:03 am

:hmz: Ok......The male and female are similar in size. One clear difference is the black vertical stripe between the buttocks. The male has a very narrow stripe about 2.5 cm wide and the female has a stripe about 5 to 7 cm wide.
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Waterbuck » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:16 am

I must be on the wrong thread - thought is said easy quiz :hmz: :hmz:

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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:42 am

Philip that was my second answer :tongue:
Waterbuck most of these Q's are very easy :w: you learn a lot!
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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Waterbuck » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:35 am

Thanks Heks - makes me feel better coming from a teacher :shock:

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Re: The easy quiz (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:19 pm

:clap: :clap: Well done Philip1
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