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Owl

owl 1. (Science: ornithology) Any cpecies of raptorial birds of the family Strigidae. They have large eyes and ears, and a... Read More

Ahool

The ahool is a flying cryptid, supposedly a giant bat, or by other accounts, a living pterosaur or flying primate. Such a... Read More

Predation

In ecology, predation is a mechanism of population control. Thus, when the number of predators is scarce the number of... Read More

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More

Burrow

Burrow 1. An incorporated town. See 1st Borough. 2. A shelter; especially. A hole in the ground made by certain animals, as... Read More

Ulula

ulula (Science: zoology) A genus of owls including the great gray owl (Ulula cinerea) of arctic America, and other similar... Read More

Swift

swift 1. The current of a stream. 2. (Science: ornithology) Any one of numerous species of small, long-winged, insectivorous... Read More

Aves

Aves Definition What are birds classified as? Birds constitute the class Aves of the kingdom Animalia. How to define Aves?... Read More

Monkey

Definition noun, plural: monkeys Any of the long-tailed, dry-nosed primates but excluding the... Read More

Ferns

Fern (Science: botany) An order of cryptogamous plants, the Filices, which have their fructification on the back of the... Read More

Horn

Horn 1. A hard, projecting, and usually pointed organ, growing upon the heads of certain animals, especially. Of the... Read More

Platyrrhine

Definition noun, plural: platyrrhines Any of the small to mid-sized primates belonging to the pavorder Platyrrhini,... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Simian

Definition noun, plural: simians Any of the placental primates, particularly hominins, apes and... Read More

Haplorrhine

Definition noun, plural: haplorrhines Any of the primates characterized mainly by being dry-nosed because of a lack of a... Read More

Tapetum lucidum

Definition noun, plural: tapeta lucida A layer of tissue in the choroid or in the retinal pigment epithelium of the eye of... Read More