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Zoological terms

Terms in relation to animals, such as mammals, birds, reptiles or fish.

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animals Forage additives

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Animals Forage additives, commonly called karmówką, then the animals stored as food for animals kept in terraria. Most of the prisoners and the most popular insects which are food are karaczany, ...


Zoology; Zoological terms

Involving or limited to basic principles; immature, undeveloped, or basic.

Basic plumage

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If a bird species only moults once a year, their basic plummge is the set of feathers they have throughout the year. If a bird species experiences two moults per year, the basic plumage is (in most ...

Benguela upwelling

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The Benguela Upwelling is a 9000-square kilometre patch of sea off the coast of Namibia where the northbound Benguela Current periodically churns up nutrients from deeper waters.

Bilateral symmetry

Zoology; Zoological terms

A type of symmetry in which an organism's body possesses two equal halves that are symmetrical when compared on either side of a midline. Most animals exhibit bilateral symmetry.

Beta diversity

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A measure of the variety of organisms in a region. Beta diversity is influenced by the turnover of species among habitats.

Batesian mimicry

Zoology; Zoological terms

The resemblance between a mimic species (which is not harmful or unpaletable if ingested) and a model species (which is harmful or unpaletable if ingested).

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