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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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Michael's College in Vermont, says bringing back an alien organism could be devastating because humans might not be immune to it.
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.
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.
A firefighter, two professors and a scientist unite to try to destroy a rapidly evolving alien organism that threatens humanity 2001 ***
While the superhero's famous powers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, confronts the difficult facts behind his past, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and gets caught up in a dangerous love triangle 2007 ***
The character gets infected with an alien organism and develops superpowers.
While Spiderman's Gerard Butler stars in Law Abiding Citizen Colin Farrell stars in The Recruit powers are altered by an alien organism, his alter ego, Peter Parker, comes to terms with his past, deals with nemesis Eddie Brock and gets caught in a love triangle 2007 ***
Scientists say alien life could be sniffed out; they have found that alien organisms pump stinky chemicals into their home planets' skies that mask their existence.