By Allan B. Cobb
The encyclopedia provides major recognition to animal ecology and behaviour. Entries convey how animals are a part of the area surroundings whereas showing exact behaviors inside their very own specific environments. Animal ecology addresses how animals are part of ecosystems and the way they have interaction with crops and different animals, either inside of and past their person species. Given the shut courting of animal habit and ecology, a few entries speak about how animals choose buddies, whether or not they reside by myself or as individuals of teams, or how they proportion assets inside of an atmosphere, to provide quite a few examples.
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Orinthology the study of birds Nancy Weaver Diffusion See Transport. Digestion Digestion is the process of breaking down food into molecules that cells can absorb. Carbohydrates, proteins, nucleic acids, and fats are broken down into their smallest units (monomers) by digestive enzymes. These hydrolytic enzymes break chemical bonds through a reaction that requires water. Each hydrolytic enzyme is named after the substances it hydrolyzes. For example, carbohydrases break carbohydrates into single sugars (monosaccharides), proteases break proteins into amino acids, nucleases break nucleic acids into nucleotides, and lipases hydrolyze fats to fatty acids.
They resemble dogs and humans more than other livestock in several ways. Pigs enjoy body contact with other family members and build nests and beds. They are physically weak at birth, requiring significant parental investment. These similarities may underlie the variation in cultural attitudes toward pigs as agricultural products. Whereas Muslims, Hindus, and some Christians traditionally considered pigs taboo as a source of protein, the Chinese bred both pigs and dogs specifically for their meat.
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