• Living Thing Cell Cells One
    4,633 words
    Living things make up the world as we know it. Living things are involved in our life constantly, seeing that we are alive. There are five characteristics that are common to all living things. Living things are made up of one or more cells. Each cell is made up of living matter and is separated by a barrier that encloses the cell from its surroundings. However, there are many different kinds of cells that make up living things. A single cell can be one organism. These organisms are known as uni...
  • The Bald Eagle Community
    719 words
    The bald eagle was finally adopted as the emblem of the United States in 1787 because 'its long life, great strength, and majestic looks, and also because it was then believed to exist only on this continent.' The bald eagle has survived for many years. It was almost lost at one point, and finally now is on its way back and the numbers are rising thanks to many efforts by various foundations. The Bald Eagle is more than a just a bird like every other species it too has a special part in keeping ...
  • How Eagles Live Bald Eagle
    620 words
    How the Eagles Live My purpose of this paper is to explain the different types of eagles and how they live. The bald eagle has the scientific name of haliaetus leucocephalus and is named for its white feathers that cover its head and neck. It is from the family accipitridae. An adult bald eagle is usually 40 inches long, and has a wingspan of about 6-7 feet. The adult bald eagle is dark brown with a white head and tail. An immature bald eagle is all brown with some white in tail and wing linings...
  • The American Bald Eagle
    617 words
    I chose the American bald eagle because it is one of the fastest and strongest species of eagles. It is the national symbol. The Congress adopted it as the national symbol in 1782. I think it was adopted as the national bird of the United States because the Roman soldiers used the eagle as a symbol of courage and power. In the early 1800's, Americans called the Bald Eagle, the American eagle. Here is some of the biology of the Bald Eagle. Bald Eagles do avery good job at their part in the food ...
  • Eagles 2 Bald Eagle
    661 words
    The bald eagle is truly an all-American bird - it is the only eagle unique to North America. It ranges over most of the continent, from the northern reaches of Alaska and Canada down to northern Mexico. The bald eagle, our national symbol, is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act in 43 of the lower 48 states and listed as threatened in Michigan, Minnesota, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin. (There are about 40, 000 bald eagles in Alaska and none in Hawaii. ) However, bald eagles ...
  • Wildlife Extinction Rate For Living Species The Ozone
    879 words
    The "cry of the wild" can still be heard across this great land. I have heard the bugle of an elk on the Great Plains... the shrill of a bald eagle along the banks of the mightily Mississippi... the roar of a brown eagle bear on windswept tundra... and the gobble of a wild turkey among western foothills. Amazing beauty can still be found in the natural landscapes of this great land. I have seen through televisions, articles, books, and newspapers the towering forests... pristine waters... rich ...
  • The Bald Eagle As An Endangered Species
    1,342 words
    The bald eagle is the most well known endangered species because it is the nation's symbol. It is suppose to stand for freedom and the American way, but if we allow the bald eagle to become extinct how can we let something that doesn't exist anymore stand for freedom and the American way. Being the symbol of the nation, the bald eagle was put on the endangered species list faster than most species. When the bald eagle reached its low point in the 1960's (400 pairs), it was put on the endangered ...
  • Endangered Animals Giant Panda
    2,586 words
    Endangered animals refers to wild animals which are under threat of extinction or which have become extinct. Sixty-five million years ago the dinosaurs became extinct, sixty-five million years later, the lives of many animals are still under threat. Endangered species are victims of human activities, these activities includes destruction of natural habitats, pollution produced by factories and over exploitation as well as overpopulation. The American Indians, who settled north America 30, 000 ye...
  • Why The Bald Eagle Should Not Be National Bird
    400 words
    A bald eagle perches on a branch of a dead tree. He looks out of the corner of his eye at a hawk, who has strenuously hunted for a fish for several hours. Just as the hawk finally grasps a fish, the bald eagle swoops down from the tree and attacks him. The bald eagle gobbles down the fish, leaving the hawk breathless, wounded, and without the fish he worked hard to catch. The bald eagle, chosen as the national bird of the United States for its "long life, great strength, and majestic looks" in ...