89 Answered Questions for the topic zoology

Zoology Biology Botany


Animal Development and The Nervous System (Building a Brain)

Outline the formation of the neurological tissues during embryonic development. What do you think are the critical features of these early steps or structures that enable the neurological... more
Zoology Biology


Invertebrate vs. Vertebrate Animals

Is there an advantage of disadvantage for invertebrates or vertebrate animals that you find is not truly an advantage or disadvantage? Think from the way animals have evolved over time.


Can a flying squirrel and a no fly squirrel such as a red squirrel breed?

I know that generally members of the same genus can breed to produce sterile offspring, is this the case with squirrels?
Zoology Porcupine


how long can a porcupine survive without water?

We recently moved into a new build home in Colorado. During construction we noticed a lot of wood looking chewed on throughout.. but thought it was from lumber yard before being installed. Windows,... more
Zoology Art Psychology


Is it too late to change my major after my junior year in college?

I'm a college student and just finished my junior year. I have a passion for animals so much, but I'm majoring in Drawing & Illustration and minoring in Psychology. I love art and understand... more


What are the relationship or the impacts zoos have to its animals ?

I am told that zoos are actually keep their animals for entertainment only and are unethical too animals by trading and mistreating their animals by keeping them in a cage . I am also asked to stop... more
Zoology Biology


Phylogeny Tree Help

How do I interpret a phylogeny. Identify sister taxa on the tree? a basal taxon? a monophyletic clade? a polyphyletic group? a paraphyletic group? a polytomy?

Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium Problem

If 75 individuals of 735 have the homozygous dominant genotype for a phenotypic trait, what is the allelic frequency for that trait among those individuals?Answer options: 0.01, 0.75, 0.1, 0.46,... more


Creating Dichotomous Keys

I need help making a dichotomous key for archaea and protists. It can be for specific species or for groups/subgroups of the kingdoms.
Zoology Biology Ecology


Helping Endangered Spiders

Hello,For my ecology project, we need to contact an expert on what we should do on how to help endangered spiders. For my assignment on Peacock Spiders, What do you think we should do to help... more


Eastern gray squirrel

Why is my Eastern gray squirrel howling like a wolf? Is he hurt? I dont know what is going on. Never made that noise before today.
Zoology Biology


Regarding career as a Wildlife Biologist

I have a really important question to ask,I am 22 years passed high school in India with Physics , Chemistry and Mathematics in 2016. Then moved to canada did a diploma in Computer Networking... more


Do different birds have a differnt anatomy?

At the moment I'm participating in a competition which requires me ot possess knowledge of Ornithology so for the past month I've been doing a compacted Ornithology course but there are still holes... more


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Is bearded dragon also an iguana?



What are a butterflies wings made of?

are they tiny feathers?


health issue in pakistan

a lot of health issue in Pakistan silent killer called hypertension, rate of hypertension increase day by day which are the root of cardiovascular disease how we control hypertension?


Cormorant and Eel Struggle??

I recently saw a cormorant at our local park. It dove pretty quickly, soon after it came up struggling with a large green eel. The thick 2' eel seemed quite determined to escape by thrashing and... more


Feeding animals or plants with coffee?

What happens if you feed animals or plants with coffee? Say, just once, or daily? There are some extra coffees in the pot, and I don't know whether it is a good idea feeding animals or plants with... more
Zoology Mammalogy


What is the common name for Rhinolophus and can you attach a picture of this mammal?

There are many myths about this flying mammal.


What are two long-term reproductive challenges for women?

Exploring Animal behavior
Zoology Biology Ecology


How long does it take for a hard clam (Mercenaria mercenaria) to reach sexual maturity?

How long does it take for a wild hard clam (*Mercenaria mercenaria*) to reach an age where they are reproductive? How does fecundity depend on age and size? I've looked at several hard clam life... more


Can we digest food as well as herbivores?

I heard some guy say that we can't digest plant food as well as herbivores. Which seems weird to me seeing as how humans can survive without any nutrient deficiencies besides b12 on only plants but... more

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