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thumpersalley
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PostSubject: Re: Emp fasting?   8/20/2009, 5:17 pm

Why do Emps fast? What is it about their natural habitat that would require them to fast? Any other species do this?
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PostSubject: Re: Emp fasting?   8/20/2009, 6:44 pm

they have such a slow metabolism that when they have had enough to eat, they don't need to feed for a while and can concentrate on other things, I'd imagine..
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PostSubject: Re: Emp fasting?   8/20/2009, 9:50 pm

Lots of scorps can fast; one of our admin has had an Hadogenes paucidens go over a year without eating.

As S111 said, scorps have very slow metabolisms among arthropods, so very little is required to sustain them.

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