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  • Famous Mirabel Sisters Patria
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    In the Time of the Butterflies By Ryan Cohen 3rd Period English In the opening chapter of Julia Alvarez's second novel, a woman receives a caller in the countryside of the Dominican Republic. The visit is an awkward obligation, a meeting between a Dominican survivor of the Trujillo regime and a younger Dominican-American woman who wants to know more about Las Mariposas the Butterflies as they are known in the history of the country. The visitor has come to research the famous Mirabel sisters Pat...
  • Dangers Of Transfers Of Monarch Butterflies
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    The monarch butterfly, as known as Danaus, is often called the milkweed butterfly because its larvae eat the milkweed plant. They are also sometimes called 'royalty butterflies' because their family name comes from the daughter of Danaus, ruler of Argos. There are many other interesting facts about this butterfly including its anatomy and life cycle, where the butterfly lies on the food chain, the migration from Canada to Mexico, why the butterfly is being threatened, and lastly, what is being d...
  • Plant Dependent On The Monarch Butterfly
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    Monarch Butterflies (Danaus) and Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tube rosa) Monarch Butterflies and Butterfly Weed, a type of milkweed, have coevolve d as plant and pollinator. This means that they both rely on one another to survive. Milkweed is the primary source of nutrition for monarchs. Monarchs only eat Asclepias tube rosa a particular species of Milkweed. The monarch relies on toxins in the milkweed to fend off predators such as birds. The toxic tendencies of the milkweed plants caused the gove...
  • 340 Types Of Anti Personnel Land Mines
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    Anti-Personnel landmines have been used in many wars even though the users and makers know how horrible they are, and what they do to people that are innocent, and more so, know what they do to children. Unlike the eye of a soldier, a landmine cannot differentiate between a civilian and a soldier. Landmines have destroyed the lives of many people who had nothing to do with the reason that they were planted. An anti-personnel landmine does not stop killing people once the war or conflict that the...
  • Early For The Autumn Wind
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    Transcription of Ernest Fenollosa's Notebook (Pound's Source) Chokan ka regular 5 Chokan = name of town / place ko = uta = narrative song long-Mt. side Sho hatsu sho fuk u g aku mistress hair first cover brow Chinese lay's I or my beginning My hair was at first covering my brows (Chinese method of wearing hair) Sets kwa mon zen geni break flowers gate front play Breaking flower branches I was frolicking in front of our gate. ro ki chifu ba rai Second person ride on bamboo horse come masculine yo...
  • Butterfly Catcher
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    An Exceptional Butterfly The grass was covered with delicate, colorful flowers and the meadows were never-ending. Each natural object was carefully placed as if Mother Nature had a specific place in mind. The warming sun shined brightly on the beautiful green grass. The hills, with their perfectly rounded tops were very distant but still visible to the naked eye. The flowers of exotic colors, insects chirping to many different tunes, and the smell of fresh rain in the springtime filled the air. ...

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