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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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The resulting condition is known to totally debilitate legislatures by destroying conscience and courage, making those affected effete, disorganised and easily dominated by any alien organism.
"Venom" -- Tom Hardy plays a journalist whose body is invaded by an alien organism in a destabilizing mix of intentional and unintentional comedy.
Throw an outlandish alien organism into the mix, shake well with a healthy serving of irreverent humour and you've got Venom.
'Venom,' starring Tom Hardy as a TV investigative journalist whose body is invaded by an alien organism, is a destabilizing mix of intentional and unintentional comedy that for better and worse returns the superhero movie to its natural state: camp.
Michael's College in Vermont, says bringing back an alien organism could be devastating because humans might not be immune to it.
THURSDAY EVOLUTION FILM4 6.50PM Enjoyable sci-fi comedy in which an alien organism hitches a lift to Earth on a meteorite and begins to evolve rapidly.
A firefighter, two professors and a scientist take on a rapidly evolving alien organism 2001 ***
Take, for example, the subject of Spider-Mans funky new black suit in the new movie, representing his darker side, after his classic red-and-blue suit is invaded by a living alien organism that has crash-landed on Earth.
THE THING (Sky One, 10.00 pm) AN isolated group of US scientists in the Antarctic come across the frozen remains of an alien organism in John Carpenter's brilliant remake of the Fifties' sci-fi classic.
It stood for the body of the South, which had become infected with an alien organism (Northern philosophy and its implementing arm, the Federal occupation army), but also for the heightened sensibility of the Southern people due to the reality of the disease in their midst, now made to see more clearly than ever all the threatening evils arising from the foreign contagion, aware and desirous of expression, as is the writer herself (the quill analogy), but knowing that if the "bristling horror" of the alien triumph is challenged, if an attempt is made to break the stranglehold over the South, the helpless victim will be devastated again, and those who would actively oppose the Northern domination would be killed, and most certainly her imprisoned husband.
In Michael Crichton's 1969 novel The Andromeda Strain, an unmanned government spacecraft returns to Earth, contaminated by an alien organism that destroys an entire town.
"Venom" -- Tom Hardy plays a TV journalist whose body is invaded by an alien organism. Reviewed by Jake Coyle, Associated Press.