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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:41 pm

You're it OWN! :thumbs_up: :clap: :dance:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by picnic » Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:45 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: OWN. :thumbs_up:

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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by picnic » Wed Feb 22, 2012 9:34 am

:hmz: OWN. :think:

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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:31 pm

T or F: Male leopards can mate with more than one female during the same three-day mating period?
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:53 pm

False... :hmz:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Imberbe » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:34 pm

Then I will have to go true! :doh:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:56 pm

IB, I hope that wasn't just a guess - horror of horrors if it was. :twisted:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Feb 28, 2012 5:57 pm

Correct IB. :wink:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Imberbe » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:30 pm

:lol: :whistle:

The barb on a porcupine's quill makes it very difficult to extract once it penetrated the attacker.

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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Tue Feb 28, 2012 11:47 pm

True.
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:26 am

I agree with OWN-true :thumbs_up:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Radman » Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:11 am

True
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by koedoe » Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:49 pm

False
There are no barbs on the quills of a porcupine.
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Tom124 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:04 am

True, the barbs are designed so that the quill enters the porcupine's attacker as far as possible. A side-effect of this is indeed that the barbs make it difficult to remove the quills without snapping the quill inside of you.
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Radman » Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:49 pm

koedoe wrote:False
There are no barbs on the quills of a porcupine.



Porcupine quills are sharp as needles. Unlike needles, quills have backwards facing barbs that catch on the skin making them difficult to extract.
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