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Why are beavers not considered marine mammals?

Beavers are not Marine Mammals According to Wikipedia, Marine is an adjective meaning of or pertaining to the sea or ocean: as Beavers can be found in a number of freshwater habitats, such as rivers, ...
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What is (are) the species responsible for Lake Natron red waters?

As far as I can tell, no one has looked (at least not indexed on PubMed) in Lake Natron specifically for algal/bacterial/archaeal species. Lake Natron is a Soda Lake (high pH and high salinity) and is ...
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Looking for specific alga and a recently extinct (or rare) marine animal from the same region for novel

Yes, at least some of the genome has been sequenced for the Great Auk (Pinguinis impennis): Taxonomy browser @ NIH (click on the 45 next to the Genomic Sequences title). There appear to be 45 ...
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How could a water boatman bug get in a place with no water?

In animals some species migrate, some hibernate and some aestivate to overcome the unfavorable conditions such as desiccation. Some aquatic organisms enters into diapause during unfavorable conditions....
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