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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Mon Aug 05, 2013 8:34 am

Agree with Heksie. :)
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:55 am

:thumbs_up: a Myth indeed

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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:00 am

Inside a baboons mouth there are cheek pouches with the capacity to hold as much food as their intestines do.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:02 am

Fact
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Philip1 » Tue Aug 06, 2013 6:18 pm

It is unreal how much they can store. :)
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:02 am

I'd say False. The pouches inside a baboon's cheeks can certainly hold a lot of food for eating later - probably as much as its stomach - but not as much as the whole of the intestines could. (Remember that the intestines are very long and coiled, with an amazing amount of space inside of them.)
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:06 am

I concur own ;) their cheek pouches can hold as much food as their stomachs and not their intestines.

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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:44 am

OWN you are it :thumbs_up:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:59 am

Thanks Phokojwe and WFG. 8)

True or False:

About 12% of all bird species worldwide are threatened with extinction due to human interference?
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by onewithnature » Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:27 am

Thanks Heksie. :thumbs_up:

Fact or Myth ... The oldest known tree in South Africa established by carbon dating is about 6000 years old?
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:45 am

Fact

This tree is the Sunland ‘Big Baobab’ which is in Modjadjiskloof in Limpopo Province and is famous internationally for being the widest of its species in the world.
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Phokojwe » Sat Aug 10, 2013 6:51 am

True
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Heksie » Sat Aug 10, 2013 12:44 pm

Is it really that high a percentage? :big_eyes:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by wildflowergirl » Mon Aug 12, 2013 11:52 am

i would say it's true
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread post by Sparrow » Mon Aug 12, 2013 12:36 pm

I thought it was a bit higher, so I say

False
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