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  • Eiseley's Essay The Brown Wasps
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    The Brown Wasps In Loren Eiseley's Essay The Brown Wasps, Eiseley shows that humans and animals act in similar ways. He says that humans and animals cling to the things they know very strongly. Sometimes they even act as if nothing even changed. Humans and animals tend to want to return to things that they are familiar to as they grow older. Loren Eiseley shows how humans and animals try to cling or recreate an important or favorite place. This essay is about memory, home, places in time. Loren ...
  • Gibbons And Lemurs
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    Where did we come from? A question that will always be asked by every human on this planet. Some say that we are of God's creation and some say that we have gone through a long process called evolution and that humans and apes share a single common ancestor. Here I am going to compare and contrast between two of my favorite types of animals: The Lemur and the Gibbon. What is a Lemur? Ask someone that question and you " ll be surprised how silly the answer may be. From being a fruit to a body par...
  • Trees The Koala
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    Marsupials The Koala Among the many different marsupials in the world, there is one that stands out and is recognized, not only for its looks, but also for the hardships that it deals with in being a koala. The koala originated in Australia, and was discovered by trappers around the time of 1798. Many rare and exotic animals have been found in Australia, because of its remoteness and isolation from most of the civilized world. Australia has been described as a huge ark, a giant lifeboat, cut off...
  • Population Of Trees And Forests
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    Between the tundra to the north and the deciduous forest to the south lies the vast expanse of the taiga, also known as the coniferous or boreal forest; the largest biome in the world and the second largest forest in the world, with only the great Siberian forest exceeding it in size. This cold-climate biome supports a dense belt of coniferous, or cone-bearing, trees extending all across North America, Europe and Asia at high altitudes. In North America, the taiga is located mainly in Canada and...
  • Desert Biome
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    Merriam-Webster dictionary defines biosphere as "the part of the world in which life can exist". There are 2.1 million catalogued species known to exist and some scientist estimate as much as 100 million might exist. Each of these species has adapted to life in a particular part of the biosphere. These particular parts are called ecosystems. Since there is a large jump between the biosphere and ecosystems scientists have divided the biosphere into biome's. In doing research about biome's, it see...
  • Day In The Trees
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    A Day In the Trees 11th Grade English AP Ocotber 14th, 1999 It was a calm, overcast day, and I found myself resting at the side of a large oak tree, admiring the beauty of the woods that surrounded me. The sunless sky covered the woods over the treetops which created a canopy over my head. The crimson and auburn foliage was a magnificent sight, as this was the season known as Fall. There was a gentle breeze, creating the single sound of rustling leaves. The leaves appeared as though they were dy...
  • Bare Trees
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    Person: He stands five foot five. His hair is blonde and brown. His eyes are brown as well. He listens to punk music, Nofx being his favorite band. He likes to go fishing in his grandmother's back yard, and hunt as well. He is nice to all who are nice to him. He never turns down a friend in need, even if he is in need as well. He is overweight, but it doesn't bring him down. He wears a necklace with his name on it, and a balled chain as well. He wears a chain bracelet around his wrist. He often ...
  • Savanna Soils
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    Tropical Savanna Savannas are part of the Grassland biome, and are generally found in regions dominated by the "Wet-Dry Climate". Tropical Savannas encompass almost one half of the entire continent of Africa as well as many parts of Australia, India, Mexico, and South America. The Tropical Savannas in Australia take up over one-third of the country, and provide natural resources that contribute much of the money that supports the national economy. The Climate is the most important factor in crea...
  • An Unexpected Birthday Present
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    Have you ever been to the zoo or museum? I think the answer is yes. When I was a child, I liked to go there so much. I loved animals, which I considered as my friends. However, when I got a surprise on my birthday, I tended to change my attitude to animals. It was back to my secondary school. In my memory, it was a beautiful day with bright sunshine. I could feel smoothness in the wind, hear chirrup on the tree branches and smell the sweetness from each plant. What a nice day! I was feeling espe...
  • Relevant Differences Between Domesticated And Wild Animals
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    Chris Mahoney Enviornmental Studies INST. Stead Spring 3 MIDTERM 1.) How exactly would you distinguish Jonathan Swift's 'Modest Proposal' and modern factory farming of veal, cows, chickens, and pigs? What are the relevant similarities, if any? Relevant differences? There are many different viewpoints for why it is wrong to torture and slaughter animals for the needs and purpose of humans. Animals play a major role in the diets of mankind, and without these ingredients men will loose their enjoym...
  • Forests Trees
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    Location: The temperate deciduous forest biome is located in eastern and central Canada, south of the boreal forest. They are also found around the world in the US, Europe, and Asia. Most of these forests are found around 0-50 degrees north latitude, which means they are found between the poles and tropics. Climate: Deciduous forest regions are exposed to warm and cold air masses, which cause these areas to have four seasons, which are summer, autumn, winter and spring. The temperature in these ...

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