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2010-01-20 12:05:00

Domestic dogs have followed their own evolutionary path, twisting Darwin’s directive ‘survival of the fittest’ to their own needs – and have proved him right in the process.


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2008-05-27 23:53:29

The Pekingese is an ancient Chinese breed which was a favorite pet of the Chinese Imperial court. The breed is incredibly similar to the Japanese Chin, and they most likely have the same ancestry. For centuries, the breed could only be owned by royalty. The breed is over 2000 years old and has not changed much since its creation. The breed weighs 7 to 14 pounds and stands 6 to 9 inches tall. The head of the breed is large compared to the body, and rectangular in shape. The face of the...

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aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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