Herpetology B/C

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby memeus » March 2nd, 2018, 6:32 am

May I put up a question to keep this marathon going?
Why not? It’s good practice anyway.

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 3rd, 2018, 3:20 pm

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1.Identify the family
2.List 2 other names for this snake
3.List 3 animals that are part of its diet
4.Oviparous, viviparous or ovoviviparous?
5.A spur is present in males and some females. What is the spur and what is the correct term for it?
6.Mode of killing prey?
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 3rd, 2018, 8:39 pm

Image

1.Identify the family
2.List 2 other names for this snake
3.List 3 animals that are part of its diet
4.Oviparous, viviparous or ovoviviparous?
5.A spur is present in males and some females. What is the spur and what is the correct term for it?
6.Mode of killing prey?
1. Boidae 
2. Two Headed Snake Slippy Snake
3. Mice, Birds, and Salamanders
4. Viviparious
5. A spur is a remnant of a leg, this is known as a vestigial remnant.
6. Constriction
Boyceville/Gopher/Regionals/State
Herpetology: 3/2/-/2
Solar System: 12/2/-/5
Road Scholar: -/-/2/1
Experimental Design: -/1/-/-

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 4th, 2018, 12:36 pm

Correct
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 4th, 2018, 3:59 pm

Correct
What are 2 other names for the Rubber Boa, because slippy snake isn't one.
Boyceville/Gopher/Regionals/State
Herpetology: 3/2/-/2
Solar System: 12/2/-/5
Road Scholar: -/-/2/1
Experimental Design: -/1/-/-

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 4th, 2018, 9:50 pm

Double-headed snake
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 5th, 2018, 9:35 am

Okay Thanks
Boyceville/Gopher/Regionals/State
Herpetology: 3/2/-/2
Solar System: 12/2/-/5
Road Scholar: -/-/2/1
Experimental Design: -/1/-/-

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 5th, 2018, 9:41 am

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1. What is the genus of this specimen?
2. Every so often depending on the age, a new rattle is added, when does this happen?
3. What is the scientific name for the thing that happens in question 2.
4. This species is a pit viper, explain what a pit viper is.
Boyceville/Gopher/Regionals/State
Herpetology: 3/2/-/2
Solar System: 12/2/-/5
Road Scholar: -/-/2/1
Experimental Design: -/1/-/-

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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Almandine » March 5th, 2018, 5:18 pm

1. Crotalus
2. During ecdysis
3. Ecdysis
4. Pit vipers hunt using their loreal pits or heat sensing pits.
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Re: Herpetology B/C

Postby Avalanche » March 5th, 2018, 5:35 pm

All Correct, You may go.
Boyceville/Gopher/Regionals/State
Herpetology: 3/2/-/2
Solar System: 12/2/-/5
Road Scholar: -/-/2/1
Experimental Design: -/1/-/-


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