Female Desert Tortoise U S Department Tortoises
1,147 wordsVulnerable to the harsh desert conditions, the desert tortoise spends almost all of its time waiting out extreme temperatures in its underground burrow. There, this armored, terrestrial turtle conserves its energy and stays relatively cool during summer months, and relatively warm during winter months. This turtle, California's official state reptile, carries a high-domed tan to dark brown carapace (shell), which protects them from most predators. Yet even those shells are unable to shield the d...
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Killer Whales Pacific Northwest
852 wordsKiller Whale, largest member of the dolphin family. Killer whales occur in more parts of the world than probably any other cetacean (see Whale). They occur in all oceans, both in the open ocean and close to shore, but are more common in the colder, more productive waters of both hemispheres than in the Tropics. Resident populations may cover an area of several hundred square kilometers. Transient populations often move through an area rapidly, swimming more than 1000 km (more than 600 mi) along ...
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Ayn Rand One Day
866 wordsIn the novel Anthem, Ayn Rand writes about the future dark ages. Anthem takes place in city of a technologically backwards totalitarian society, where mankind is born in the home of the infants and dies in the home of the useless. Just imagine, being born in to a life of slavery having no freedom, no way self expression, no ego. The city represented slavery. When in the city, Equality had been guilty of many transgressions. He was not like his brothers, he was different he was smarter, healthier...
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The Bottle Nosed Dolphin
1,135 wordsThe Bottle-nosed Dolphin is the most studied and generally the best-known species of dolphin. Bottle-nosed dolphins are classified "Tursiops truncates" in scientific name, and belong to the family Delphinidae, in the suborder Odontoceti, order Cetacea. This animal is a very intelligent individual. Bottle-nosed dolphins are commonly found in zoos or marine parks because of their capability to perform tricks. They can jump through hoops 5 meters high because of their incredibly powerful tail. As w...
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Code Of Hammurabi Daily Life
1,174 wordsWhen studying Ancient Babylonia it is notably important to look at these factors: daily life, religion, people, society, government and economy so we can determine the development of the civilization and how it is similar to the way we live today. The Babylonian Empire is unique because their government was run by a law known as the Code of Hammurabi similarly are government is run by numerous laws. Their knowledge of science and astrology is intriguing due to the fact that they were the first c...
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932 wordsTigers are the largest members of the cat family. They live in Asia and belong to the same genus as the lion, leopard, and jaguar. Two major subspecies of the tiger are the Siberian tiger and the Bengal tiger. The tiger is thought to have originated in northern Asia during the Pleistocene Epoch. Scientific classification: Tigers belong to the family Felidae. The scientific classifications of each tiger are listed in the "Types of Tigers" section of this report. Appearance The Siberian tiger meas...
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Lower Orbicular Muscles Sapiens Are The Only Mammals Female
1,041 words... straight downward, towards his feet (45). This nose structure helped to deflect the water from going up the nose of the ape when she went into the water. Darwin explains that eyebrows and lower orbicular muscles were used mainly for facial expression, Morgan agrees and also has another reason. She felt the female aquatic animals needed them to protect their eyes from the glare of the sun. She needed to be able to see her babies while they were in the water. The eyebrows protected from above ...
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Mechanisms Of Genetic Exchange Transformation And Conjugation
1,530 wordsIntroduction Genetic exchange had been known to play a role in the evolution and survival of microorganisms. Genes of one bacterium can be exchanged to another through several different ways: conjugation, transformation and transduction. However, the focus of this paper is to further examine the characteristics of conjugation and transformation mechanisms. Transformation was first discovered in 1928 by Frederick Griffith while he was studying pneumococcal infection in mice. 1 In 1944, Avery, Mac...
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20 Th Century Tropical Forests
1,791 words... been noticed that male orangutans tend to be less aggressive towards each other, when their social interaction occurs on permanent basis. Usually, this happens when males territories overlap. Female orangutans social role is reduced to raising offspring. Nevertheless, during the mating period, females become much more active. As a rule, males would not approach them, unless being welcomed by a specific mating gesticulation. Male orangutans express their excitement with breaking branches off ...
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Praying Mantis Sexual Harassment
821 wordsR, 2, 6, 0. College Comparison You can compare college experience to anything else such has a fish in a huge ocean. College this word may sound like a dream or a nightmare to people across the country. The notion of freedom, decision-making, keg-partying, job-finding attracts many students to pursue college. Even international students come to the USA to experience college and university life, and the US culture to the fullest. Yet hardly many people questioned all the negatives and dangers that...
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Cheetah Conservation Fund Miles Per Hour Cheetahs
1,000 wordsIm Cheetah The Cheetah Im going to talk to you about the Cheetah, Where it lives, how it hunts, how the grass helps the cheetah, mating, and what you can do to help the endangered species. The Cheetah (Acinonyx Jubatus) is the fastest land mammal on earth, capable of speeds of 60 - 70 miles per hour. Cheetahs live 12 years (17 in captivity) and mature at 20 - 23 months of age. They are highly territorial. A typical adult cheetah weighs between 80 and 140 pounds and eats about 6 pounds of meat pe...
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T S Eliot Waste Land
1,387 wordsA student at Illinois Wesleyan University recently confessed to holding a morbid fear of parked cars. He said, Im terribly afraid one of them will roll right over me (Hamel). The actual odds of a parked car suddenly rolling over him are extremely slim; however, that does not alleviate his fears. It takes this poor boy a great amount of personal will power just to walk across a street where there are parked cars. As senseless as a fear of parked cars may be, people constantly allow their lives to...
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Ford Motor Company Henry Ford
857 wordsFord Car Company The first piece of material I gathered was a picture via the internet. This picture is of the River Rouge assembly plant in Dearborn, Michigan. This picture shows the manufacturing of the fender for a Ford Motor Company product. It also shows the facilities of the Rouge plant and how the plant it self was state of the art. This plant was the largest of its kind at the time of its construction. The Ford Motor Company at the time was one of the leaders in labor relations. This pic...
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Hellbender Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis Alleganiensis Cryptobranchus Alleganiensis Alleganiensis Hillis
584 words(Cryptobranchus Hellbender The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis is the largest North American salamander, ranging in length from 30. 5 to 74 cm (Niering 1985). Eastern Hellbenders are members of the order of tailed amphibians, Caudata and the family, Cryptobranchidae. Along with C. a. bishop, the Ozark Hellbender, it is one of the two subspecies of hellbenders, also known as the Allegheny alligator or devil-dog. C. a. alle...
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Sexual Behavior Human Behavior
448 wordsIn The Naked Ape, Desmond Morris provides an alternative explanation of the causative factors underlying various human behavior patterns and societal and cultural activities. He develops his theme around such human activities as feeding, grooming, sleeping, fighting, mating and care of the young. He compares human traits and behaviors with those exhibited by animals, mainly the primates, in like activities. His point is that understanding the evolutionary source of many behaviors can throw new l...
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Autosomal Recessive F 1
1,030 wordsMutant Trait of Drosophila melanogaster The mode of inheritance for the mutant trait giving a dark dark body phenotype was determined using Drosophila melanogaster. This phenotype was determined to be result of the ebony mutant trait. An initial mating was set up between homozygous mutant males, and homozygous normal virgin females. The F 1 generation was examined and then allowed to self cross. Then the resulting F 2 generation was examined and the frequency of the mutant phenotype was noted. T...
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Naturally Occurring El Nino
3,100 wordsThe signature Species of the Southern Hemisphere (Antarctica) the mascot if you will is the penguin. There are not one and no fewer than seventeen species of penguins. Penguins are flightless birds in which several factors are contributing to the reduction of the penguin population. These contributing factors are both man-made and naturally occurring. ? The origin of the word? penguin? has been the subject of debate for a long period of time. Researchers and historians? theories range from refer...
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Praying Mantis Kung Fu
2,227 wordsMost Praying Mantiss MANTODEA Most commonly known as the Praying Mantis, order mantodea is a group of about 1800 carnivorous insects which prodominatley live in tropical regions of the earth. Though certain species can be found in locations with moderate climate. With an extremely striking appearence, mantid's almost have human like qualities with the ability to hold an erect stance, and arms that face forward. A very efficient killer, mantid's were created for hunting and killing prey. Order Ma...
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Alpha Male Important Aspect
1,222 wordsWhy do we study primate behavior? The answer is simple: To learn more about ourselves, and how we, as humans, might have been in our evolutionary past. By studying other primates, we can learn many things about ourselves, and our more anomalistic behaviors. We can learn and develop a series of derived traits or our ancestral traits. Through archaeology we can interpret our ancestor s social patterns and trace the development of our own human culture. Primates are like a mirror into our past, und...
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Mating Season Days Owl
217 wordsThe saw whet is rarely heard at night, unless it is during mating season. During it? s mating season it can be heard easily from the woods. It? s breeding season in between March and April. Usually the nest in is a hollow tree. Decayed wood fibre matted with owl? s feathers is supplemented with a small quantity of soft, dry grass. The number of eggs laid is usually between 4 - 7. Laying begins in early April. The nests can be anywhere from 2 - 12 m off the ground. Incubation takes from 21 to 28 ...
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