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Is rotary motion on an organic being possible?

This is trivially provable: the flagellum on a mammalian sperm cell (and possibly the sperm of other phyla, as well as a number of single-cell animals) is a rotary propeller, with a molecular scale ...
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Is rotary motion on an organic being possible?

In general this doesn't work because the components wheel and axle do not have a permanent link which means an organic being can't exchange nutrients between the two pieces. However, this also hints ...
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Is rotary motion on an organic being possible?

The closest your probably going to come to rotational motors in living organisms (as currently understood based on the Earths life forms) are summarized in Wikipedia here: In particular I would refer ...
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How could small animals survive a decade in this world?

Whatever they turn into there's a predator that eats that. Whatever they turn into, there's a poison that kills that predator. There are many (if not most) creatures that engage in display behaviours (...
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