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the process by which an organism produces others of its kind

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elegance by virtue of fineness of manner and expression

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the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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helping someone grow up to be an accepted member of the community

the production of animals or plants by inbreeding or hybridization

producing offspring or set aside especially for producing offspring

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The female's breeding season home range of 56 ha was about twice the size of the average male home range, but her core area was only slightly larger (Table 1).
She said it was "definitely very exciting" for the upcoming breeding season, which will occur in Australia's winter between July and August.
In the autumn or spring there probably would be no problem but right in the middle of the breeding season it seems a little odd.
The centre achieved an 80 per cent breeding success rate for the 120 female tahrs that participated in the breeding season this year.
More detailed investigation on Griend showed that, although H13 and H16 viruses were detected each year, H13 was the only (2008, 2009) or predominant (2010) subtype detected on the first day of virus detection of each breeding season (Figure 2, Table 2).
He noted that Kuwait is a member of the Convention on Biological Diversity, which means it is required to maintain proper conditions for creatures in their indigenous environments, most especially during the breeding season.
We are hopeful as the breeding season of both bears seems to be really in sync this year.
that lowered their metabolic rates after producing sperm, stored sperm of significantly higher motility than males kept under pseudo-natural conditions without females throughout the entire breeding season.
Scary noises, broadcast where the sparrows nested in the wild, took a toll throughout the breeding season, Zanette and her colleagues report December 9 in Science.
The 2009 breeding season was a success, and now the use of lasers has aroused interest among bird conservationists elsewhere in Britain.
GARDENERS are being urged to abandon their shears and take care when tidying their gardens, as the spring breeding season for birds is already under way.
US Grade 2 winner J Be K has been moved from Gainesway Farm in Kentucky to Vinery in Florida for the forthcoming 2010 breeding season.
Males only used mined areas during the breeding season.
The horse was retired to stud for the 2008 breeding season with a record of 17-6-3-3 and earnings of more than $800,000.
We found that during the first half of the breeding season (prior to 22 Jan) more males were conceived, while more females were conceived during the second half of the breeding season (after 22 Jan).