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Schroedinger's Dog



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(Permalink) Posted: Nov. 09 2011,17:52   

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"programmed" to destroy all potential competitors/predators in the immediate area (including in many cases other acherons)


That seems a bit weird. Except for Jeunet's Alien 4, where we witness Xenomorphs attacking each other (and for a definite purpose, coolest part of the movie, IMO), they seem to be rather social beings, as with ants. Yet again, some interesting aspects of their reproductive cycle seems to be the integration of the host's DNA. In Alien 3, the Acheronis Nympha takes a very doglike shape after being hosted by a dog. There is never any hint of a male reproducer throughout the series. Could it be that the genetic material is basically "stollen" from the host?

What would Ken Ham do?

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