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Timestamp1. Which of the following could the fastest human outrun in a 100-yard race?2. Which of the following actually exist?3. Which one of the following best describes the word "biodiversity"?4. Which of the following are true statements about blackpoll warblers, tiny birds that migrate between North America and South America each year?5. What is the best thing you can do to control mosquitoes on a hot summer evening?6. The natural products on the left have been (or are) being developed into incredible medicines. Match them with the medicines (column headers at top) that they've inspired. [bread mold]6. The natural products on the left have been (or are) being developed into incredible medicines. Match them with the medicines (column headers at top) that they've inspired. [white willow tree]6. The natural products on the left have been (or are) being developed into incredible medicines. Match them with the medicines (column headers at top) that they've inspired. [vampire bat saliva]6. The natural products on the left have been (or are) being developed into incredible medicines. Match them with the medicines (column headers at top) that they've inspired. [wild yams]7. Which of the following would not be possible without fungi?8. What fraction of Los Angeles is paved?9. How many species of plants and animals have scientists identifed?10. What's the MOST serious threat to biodiversity? (Choose only one answer)11. About how many new species are classified each year?12. Which of the following contribute to the amount of oxygen found in the earth's atmosphere?
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12/19/2012 14:06:34three-toed slothfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachsthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migrateinstall a backyard bat houseaspirincortisonemedicine to unclog arteriespenicillinmaking bread2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss15trees
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12/19/2012 14:06:55wart hog, three-toed sloth, grizzly bear, wild turkeyants that "milk" aphids for food, slime molds that creep across the groundthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigation, They don't really need to migrate, If they burned gasoline for fuel instead of body fat, they'd get 720,000 miles to the galloninstall a backyard bat housepenicillincortisoneaspirinmedicine to unclog arterieseating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012650000pollution15trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:07:12wart hog, three-toed sloth, grizzly bear, domestic cat, wild turkeyfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, slime molds that creep across the ground, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthIf they burned gasoline for fuel instead of body fat, they'd get 720,000 miles to the galloninstall a backyard bat housecortisonemedicine to unclog arteriesaspirinpenicillinmaking bread2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionpollution50trees
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12/19/2012 14:07:18three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyants that "milk" aphids for food, frogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, slime molds that creep across the groundthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migrateinstall a backyard bat housepenicillinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneaspirineating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, living in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss5000trees, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:07:30three-toed slothants that "milk" aphids for food, frogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachsthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigation, They don't really need to migrateinstall a backyard bat houseaspirincortisonepenicillinmedicine to unclog arterieseating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, living in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss700trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:07:39three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, slime molds that creep across the groundanother word for wildlife, the variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigation, If they burned gasoline for fuel instead of body fat, they'd get 720,000 miles to the gallonspray them with cans of insect repellentaspirinpenicillinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneliving in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place, eating bleu cheese1/4/2012650000pollution50trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:07:42cheetahslime molds that creep across the groundanother word for endangered speciesIf they burned gasoline for fuel instead of body fat, they'd get 720,000 miles to the gallonspray them with cans of insect repellentaspirincortisonepenicillinmedicine to unclog arteriesliving in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place1/4/2012650000habitat loss700algae
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12/19/2012 14:08:07cheetahflowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migrateinstall a backyard bat housepenicillinaspirincortisonemedicine to unclog arteriesliving in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionpollution700trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:08:15cheetah, wart hog, grizzly bear, domestic cat, wild turkeyants that "milk" aphids for food, frogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachsanother word for endangered species, a bunch of biographiesThey don't really need to migratebuy an electric bug zapper, install a backyard bat house, spray them with cans of insect repellentaspirincortisonepenicillinmedicine to unclog arterieseating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionpollution5000trees
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12/19/2012 14:08:15three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyants that "milk" aphids for foodthe variety of all life on earthIf they burned gasoline for fuel instead of body fat, they'd get 720,000 miles to the galloninstall a backyard bat housepenicillinaspirinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneliving in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss5000trees
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12/19/2012 14:08:16three-toed slothants that "milk" aphids for food, frogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigationinstall a backyard bat housecortisoneaspirinmedicine to unclog arteriespenicillineating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, living in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss50trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:08:18wart hog, three-toed sloth, wild turkeyfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigationbuy an electric bug zapper, install a backyard bat housemedicine to unclog arteriespenicillinaspirincortisonemaking bread1/10/2012370, more than 1.4 millionhunting700algae, field mice
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12/19/2012 14:08:32three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyflowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigation, They make frequent pit stops a fast food restaurantsinstall a backyard bat housecortisonemedicine to unclog arteriespenicillinaspirineating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012650000pollution5000trees, algae
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12/19/2012 14:08:41three-toed sloth, grizzly bear, domestic cat, wild turkeyants that "milk" aphids for food, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigationbuy an electric bug zapper, install a backyard bat houseaspirinpenicillinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneeating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhunting5000trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:08:45three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyflowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigationbuy an electric bug zapper, spray them with cans of insect repellentcortisonepenicillinaspirinmedicine to unclog arteriesliving in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionpollution5000trees
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12/19/2012 14:08:55wart hog, three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyants that "milk" aphids for food, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migratespray them with cans of insect repellentpenicillinaspirincortisonepenicillineating pepperoni and mushroom pizza2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss5000trees, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:08:57wart hog, three-toed sloth, domestic cat, wild turkeyfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigation, They don't really need to migratebuy an electric bug zapper, install a backyard bat house, spray them with cans of insect repellentmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneaspirinpenicillineating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, living in a world where dead things aren't lying all over the place, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss700trees
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12/19/2012 14:09:24three-toed sloth, domestic catfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachsthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migrateinstall a backyard bat housepenicillinaspirinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneeating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionpollution5000trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:09:24three-toed slothants that "milk" aphids for food, frogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachs, slime molds that creep across the ground, flowers that trick insects into mating with themthe variety of all life on earthThey use the stars for navigation, If they burned gasoline for fuel instead of body fat, they'd get 720,000 miles to the galloninstall a backyard bat housepenicillinaspirinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneeating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, eating bleu cheese1/10/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss5000trees, algae, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:09:42three-toed sloth, domestic catfrogs that eat their own fertilized eggs, then throw up the babies that hatch in their stomachsthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migrateinstall a backyard bat housepenicillinaspirinmedicine to unclog arteriescortisoneeating pepperoni and mushroom pizza, making bread, eating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss5000trees, grasslands
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12/19/2012 14:10:00wart hogants that "milk" aphids for foodthe variety of all life on earthThey don't really need to migratebuy an electric bug zapperpenicillincortisoneaspirinmedicine to unclog arterieseating bleu cheese2/3/2012more than 1.4 millionhabitat loss5000trees
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