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This full of life advisor introduces the major hand shapes and gestures you must converse in British signal Language. The illustrations depict either the activities and facial expressions used to signal competently, whereas the better half CD-Rom positive aspects real-life BSL conversations in motion. With those functional instruments, you’ll develop into knowledgeable signer very quickly!

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I have excerpted gender distinctions referring to reproduction in the moth (cf. ), the fly (cf. ), the ladybug (cf. ) and the dragonfly (cf. ). The most illustrative example is the mating process of the praying mantis. As mating proceeds, the female clutches the male around the neck and begins to feed on his head. Though now decapitated, the male has a nervous system that enables him to continue mating. Some scientists have suggested that the male thus benefits his offspring by providing protein for the female during egg production.

National Geographic January 2007, p. 87) The whales are very often given names such as Sharky, Grace and Scar. Each name has been chosen according to the appearance or behaviour of each individual. Two examples illustrate the author’s attitude to the animal. The first male was named after the author’s son. The female, described in the second example obtained her name because of her friendly behaviour. ] One of these they named Owen, after my youngest son. I watched with pride as he darted off into the green water, and later I followed his progress on the Internet until his transmitter gave out.

Juveniles are also viewed as he and she. I have found four young with gender distinctions (cf. ). The gender in whale and orca juveniles is analysed in detail in the chapter referring to youngsters. 9: Final chart – Sea species. 21,1% Masculine Feminine 49,8% Neuter 29,1% The above chart shows the balanced occurrence of definite and indefinite pronouns when referring to all retrieved marine species. The animals with the lowest occurrence of definite pronouns were those belonging to the marine microfauna.

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