The perished races

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Re: The perished races

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Captain: If you attack us, we will destroy you.

Kohr-Ah: Over five thousand races have made such a claim.
We survived. They did not.
Nor shall you.
Kind of puts it all into perspective doesn't it.

Regarding longevity of the races, firstly, all you really need is one aging male and a pack of females right :)

Secondly, would each hierarchy / confederacy not have stored some of the DNA / equiv of each of its member species?
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Re: The perished races

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runonthespot wrote:Regarding longevity of the races, firstly, all you really need is one aging male and a pack of females right :)
Not if you want to avoid inbreeding! Hopefully the Shofixti have some way to mitigate that issue.
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If nothing else, the Yehat might have some stored genetic material from the time they were uplifting them. Even if no biological alteration was required, they were probably thoroughly studied.
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Re: The perished races

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Draxas wrote:
runonthespot wrote:Regarding longevity of the races, firstly, all you really need is one aging male and a pack of females right :)
Not if you want to avoid inbreeding! Hopefully the Shofixti have some way to mitigate that issue.
I believe short lifespan and big litters are good safeguards against inbreeding related problems. Though initial limited gene pool can be a problem still.
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