Questions tagged [biology]

For questions about living things. Does not exclude aliens, but additional information is usually necessary (consider using "xenobiology" instead).

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How Tall Can Flightless Birds Plausibly Get?

These flightless birds are under strong selective pressure to be able to feed on high up conifer needles, and avoid predation from T-Rex sized predatory flightless birds. The forests the birds are ...
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Altering the muscles of giant creatures to let them stand without collapsing by changing their proteins

One of the problems with scaling up creatures without increasing their proportions is that their muscles won't be strong enough to support their weight due to the square-cube law, which I'm sure you'...
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Can this town gain ecological advantage from their limnic explosion region?

I want a war between two iron-age cultures, Town A and Town B, based on the "haves" and the "have nots" where they both exist in the same exact climate and geography, however, Town ...
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Can an organism have body structure materials that crumble upon being injured?

I'm working on building a species of wild animal, and I have several criteria in mind, and I'm looking for any glaring issues I may have missed that makes such a creature entirely infeasible ...
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Is it possible to make a Demonic bite force for a demon with split mandible

I ADORE the design of the Dragonbat from The Cabin in the Woods. and I intend on making a similar region of anatomy for hellbound (sinister nightmare) bonnie the bunny, which is essentially just a ...
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Will the Anatomical Differences in These Humanoids Affect Baby Development?

Okay, here are two hypothetical species of the genus Homo. One averages 67 to 84 inches (170-213 cm) in height and 99 to 110 pounds (45-50 kg) in weight and gives birth to twins. The other averages ...
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Does this creature have good head and neck balancing? Final(?) Draft

I feel bad and guilty for doing this one AGAIN, but I've improved and want to further perfect my hyperfixation character. I've learned more of how things work from previous iterations, now I wish to ...
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