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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Wed Jul 25, 2012 3:11 pm

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On average, how many times slower is a reptile's metabolic rate as opposed to a bird's or a mammal's?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Siobain » Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:10 pm

Nice Q. OWN! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:16 am

Uhm :hmz:
I know crocs can eat and then be fine for up to 3 months... :whistle:
but eish :think:
7 times?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Siobain » Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:29 pm

Reptiles have metabolic rates around 1/10th of similar sized mammals and birds. So in essence a reptiles meal will last up to 10 times longer than that of a bird or mammal.
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:01 am

Anyone else?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:16 am

They're metabolic rate is 12 times slower than other animals?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:42 pm

It does vary according to conditions, but the average metabolic rate of reptiles is around ten times slower than that of mammals and birds.

Both Siobain and Heksie are correct, :clap: :clap: , but I'll pass the IT to Siobain as she answered first.
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Wed Oct 10, 2012 7:14 am

Siobain hasn't been around on the forum for a while, so with her permission, I'll hand this Q over ...

HEKSIE, you were also correct, so could you please ask the next Q?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:21 am

Which other snake, that is yellowish to greyish-brown, dark brown or blue-black, can sham death like the rinkhals?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:33 pm

Shield-nose snake?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Sun Oct 14, 2012 8:47 pm

Snouted Cobra?
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Thu Oct 18, 2012 4:29 pm

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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:31 pm

Heksie wrote:Which other snake, that is yellowish to greyish-brown, dark brown or blue-black, can sham death like the rinkhals?


Heksie, what's up :? Forgot about us :)
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Thu Nov 08, 2012 9:34 am

Ok sorry boys this heksie is not her young self anymore-she forgets a lot I think people must start calling me old hag :slap:

Philip its a snouted cobra you are IT :thumbs_up:
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Re: Reptile Quiz (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 6:34 pm

Making it easy :wink: What Reptile has got a brain the size of a human :thumbs_up: thumb?
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