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  • Siberian Huskies
    512 words
    Siberian Huskies are thought to be descendants of Chukchi sled which lived in the Siberian Arctic. For over 3,000 years these dogs have been utilized to pull sleds and heard reindeer in the arctic. These dogs have the unique ability to travel extremely long distances on small amounts of food making them a perfect choice for the sled dog teams. Perhaps the most notable use of these dogs was to deliver the antidote that halted a diphtheria epidemic in Nome, Alaska. A statue of the lead dog, Balto,...
  • Wolf Amidst The Sled Dogs
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    Part I opens as London vividly describes the 'wild, the savage, frozen-hearted Northland Wild. ' Two men, Henry and Bill, struggle to pull the long, narrow coffin of Lord Alfred on a dog sled through the cold, desolate terrain. Dressed in fur and leather, their faces are completely covered in frozen crystals. Making the setting bleaker, the men are being pursued by a pack of hungry wolves. Down to only three cartridges for their guns, the travelers are unable to shoot at the wolves, whose behavi...
  • Pack Of Wild Dogs
    743 words
    Call of the Wild BUCK, A POWERFUL DOG, half St. Bernard and half sheepdog, lives on Judge Miller's estate in California's Santa Clara Valley. He leads a comfortable life there, but it comes to an end when men discover gold in the Klondike region of Canada and a great demand arises for strong dogs to pull sleds. Buck is kidnapped by a gardener on the Miller estate and sold to dog traders, who teach Buck to obey by beating him with a club and, subsequently, ship him north to the Klondike. Arriving...
  • Team Of Sled Dogs
    585 words
    After reading "The Call of the Wild", I've come to realize that it would be difficult living on the Klondike in the Yukon. The weather is very cold and life is very hard there. You " ll understand better as I explain the story of the book to you. In this book Mercedes, Hal, and Charles, a group of very inexperienced and even less equipped city people, to depict the probability of doom to those who do not adapt. While in Skagway the three have no idea what the Klondike holds. The well dressed wel...
  • Rest Of The Family Left John Thornton
    608 words
    The Call of the Wild has a very interesting plot. It is centered around a St. Bernard and Scotch Shepard mix, named Buck. A thome, which was a large house called Judge Millers Place, in the sun kissed Santa Clara Valley, he ruled over all dogs. Buck was Judge Miller's inseparable companion, until a man named Manuel, who was the one of the gardener's helpers, committed a treacherous act. Manuel, to cover his Chinese lottery gambling debts, stole Buck from his sound sleep and brought him to a flag...
  • Iditarod Sled Dog Race
    313 words
    The Iditarod is a 1,100 mile sled dog race starting in Anchorage, Alaska and ending in Nome, Alaska. The Iditarod is very harsh and dangerous with almost unbearable conditions. This twenty six year old race is known as the last great race. The history of the Iditarod has been filled with tales of bad weather and great fines his. In 1973 In Anchorage Alaska thirty five sled dog racers known as mushers gathered at the starting. In 1995 Doug Swing line going after a 50,000 dollar purse. Nobody knew...
  • Accomplishments Of The Siberian Husky
    591 words
    Siberian Huskies are thought to have come from Siberia when there was a land bridge between Alaska and Siberia. The Siberian Husky has some very unusual characteristics. Some of the characteristics are behavioral and some are physical. Overall the Siberian Husky is a beautiful, trustworthy and loyal companion to its master and family. Some of the Siberian Huskies unusual physical traits can be found in their eyes. The Siberian Husky can have blue eyes or brown eyes or one of eye of each color (t...

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