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The female stood with the tail held sharply to one side, and the quills on the back lying very flat. The male stood on his hind legs, while the front legs grasped the sides of the female. There was no repetition of the act. The male's urethra is 115-120 mm long, and his penis is 75 mm, so the he doesn't need to be as close to the female as one ...


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These poisons prevent recirculation of vitamin K and thus formation of prothrombin which is essential for coagulation of blood and are required for maintaining the integrity of capillaries. The depletion of vitamin K is slow and in a couple of days internal hemorrhage occurs extensively and the animal dies of shock. Early recognition of poisoning in humans ...


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Actually, that is not what is discussed in the question you linked to. The following is a quote from the very comprehensive accepted answer (emphasis mine): Polyploidy arises easily in both animals and plants, but reproductive strategies might prevent it from propagating in certain circumstances, rather than any reduction in fitness resulting from ...



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