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Old 09-21-2007, 01:12 PM   #3921
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It's mostly that sex thing. Mine are bigger than yours so I'm more "attractive" for a mate or used to out phase a rival or even to fight one. The Chinese water deer use theirs for aggression - they can move the tusks forward or back.Water deer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Sometimes they are used for exposing their eats so scraping away a covering to expose food - a lot of the pigs do this.

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Thanks, Ray. If they were on the top of his head, they'd be horns or antlers.
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Old 09-21-2007, 02:55 PM   #3922
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Is it "chemiluminescent" like the Cyalume light sticks kids carry with them on Halloween trick or treat?
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Old 09-21-2007, 03:01 PM   #3923
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good question, buck.

is it functional, or does it only have artistic value?
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Old 09-21-2007, 03:57 PM   #3924
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Not too sure about the chemicalblahblahblah part.

It's definately more functional than artsy.
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Old 09-21-2007, 03:59 PM   #3925
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It does change colors though.
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Old 09-21-2007, 04:11 PM   #3926
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Is it used in a scientific application?
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Old 09-21-2007, 04:29 PM   #3927
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Not scientific.



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Old 09-21-2007, 04:31 PM   #3928
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Good heavens! Am I boring you?
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Old 09-21-2007, 04:34 PM   #3929
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Naaa.

This one's a toughy though. lol
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Old 09-21-2007, 04:34 PM   #3930
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