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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Meerkitty » Fri Jun 01, 2012 9:15 pm

Oh my time went by so fast, completely forgot to to a question :think: Anyone is welcome to take my pkace or else in the meantime I will ponder on what to ask...
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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby picnic » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:25 pm

:shock: Meerkitty by now you sure must have a question. :popcorn:

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Meerkitty » Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:06 pm

Apologoes mites :shock: My brain sort of went on holiday after being overworked during exams last week...

My question.... How does a termite mound/anthill maintain a constant temperature range even during the day and night? considering the temperature outside the mound can have a large range.
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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby ross hawkins » Wed Jun 06, 2012 8:38 pm

The termite mound is constructed with a number of additional side shafts coming off of the main central shaft. These side shafts act as a conduit for excess heat to escape the mound via conduction.
As the mound heats up to around 30-31 Celsius some of these shafts will be opened up to allow excess heat to escape, as the temp drops so these shafts will be closed to trap the heat and allow the mound to warm up again.
This is constantly happening so as to maintain the 30-31 Celsius temperature within the mound.

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Meerkitty » Thu Jun 07, 2012 4:09 pm

Welldone Ross Hawkins :thumbs_up: Another way of saying it is that the shafts and tunnels provide a natural air conditioner :)

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby ross hawkins » Thu Jun 07, 2012 9:43 pm

Ok here goes. Probably nice n easy :-)

My name is derived from the rocking motion of when I take flight to attract the ladies. What bird family am I?

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Jun 08, 2012 5:45 pm

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:05 am

ross hawkins wrote:Ok here goes. Probably nice n easy :-)

My name is derived from the rocking motion of when I take flight to attract the ladies. What bird family am I?


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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Roan » Wed Jun 13, 2012 7:04 pm

A (rock 'n) Roller 8)
2013. . . . . Okavango?

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby ross hawkins » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:23 pm

Roan you it :)

The Rollers get their name from their habit of rolling from side to side as part of their courtship display

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Roan » Sat Jun 16, 2012 10:38 pm

Which animal can jump the highest in comparison with it's own size?
2013. . . . . Okavango?

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Sun Jun 17, 2012 3:26 pm

I wanted to say flea... But animal? :hmz:
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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Roan » Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:22 pm

Nope. Smaller.
2013. . . . . Okavango?

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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:18 pm

:hmz: a baby springbok? :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: The easy (ish) quiz (RV)

Unread postby Heksie » Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:06 pm

Springhare or scrubhare?
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