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  • Dances With Wolves And The Lady
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    Dances with Wolves Lt. John Dunbar was lying on a hospital bed, leg totally mutilated. Barely conscious, the man over heard the surgeon say he could not amputate this mans leg as tired as he was. Dunbar didnt like what he heard, so when the surgeons left, he grabbed his boat, and he slowly slid the boat up his mutilated foot biting on a stick to relive the massive pain. He returned to the battlefield, with only one thing on his mind, suicide. So, he took a horse, and rode it directly in front of...
  • Wolves In Yellowstone National Park
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    In 1922 the federal government passed a law that allowed wolves in Yellowstone National Park to be hunted. In just four years later the last wolf was hunted. In 1995, the gray wolf was reintroduced to the park. The government started off by introducing 31 wolves in the Montana and Wyoming parts of the park. Now 116 wolves now live and more then 75 pups. The controversy surrounding the re introduction of the wolves are many from both sides. Some local farmers are against it because some wolves hu...
  • Wolves To Idaho And Yellowstone
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    Cry Wolf Three little pigs dance in a circle singing "Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf" Little Red Riding Hood barely escapes the cunning advances of the ravenous wolf disguised as her grandmother. Movie audiences shriek as a gentle young man is transformed before their eyes into a blood-thirsty werewolf, a symbol for centuries of the essence of evil. Such myths and legends have portrayed the wolf as a threat to human existence. Feared as cold-blooded killers, they were hated and persecuted. Wo...
  • Coyotes And Wolves
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    Hour 1 English 3-21-01 The Coyote (can is la trans)? Sharp fangs, mean growl, shrill cry. You may think I am talking about a new werewolf movie, but I am really talking about the coyote. It is not as fierce as it may sound, They are quite unique animals. Their ability to adapt to almost any is astounding. The Name The name coyote is a Spanish alteration of the original Aztec name coyote. The Latin name Canis la trans, meaning barking dog, was given to it by Thomas Say, who published a descriptio...
  • Toklat Wolves Of Denali National Park
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    Argumentative essay 12/15/2004 Denali's Wolves For many years my family and I have traveled around the country to visit our national parks and view the wildlife they protect. I've been from Hawaii to Maine to the Virgin Islands. My favorite memories as a child are those of camping with my family in these national parks. One of the few parks I have not had the pleasure of visiting is Denali National Park in Alaska. Last year while reading a magazine, I learned of something that troubled me very m...
  • Wolves Habit Of Hunting In Packs
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    The wolf was once a much slandered animal. In the western world, people feared and hated wolves, and this legacy is reflected in stories such as Little Red Riding Hood and The Boy Who Cried Wolf. In these popular children's tales the wolf is made out to be a prowler and a killer of livestock and people. There is some basis for The Boy Who Cried Wolf, for wolves have killed cattle and sheep. But what of Little Red Riding Hood? There are no records of wolves killing humans in Canada or the United ...
  • Domestic Livestock To Coexist With Wolves
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    Wolves were wiped out from at least 95% of their historic range in the United States over a period of more than 100 years. Our European ancestors brought with them an unreasonable fear and paranoia which manifested ites lf in ways that were harmful to the wolf, and indeed, to the very ecosystem of this continent. The need for domestic livestock, the fear of predators, the need to assert our dominance over animals, the word of God, prejudice, and downright maliciousness were all reasons that our ...
  • Gray Wolves And Red Wolves
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    ANIMALIA VERTEBRATA MAMMALIA CARNIVORA CANIDAE CANIS LUPUS AND ANIMALIA VERTEBRATA MAMMALIA CARNIVORA CANIDAE CANIS NIGER Introduction: Any person who has been able to catch a glimpse of any type of wolf is indeed a lucky man. The wolf is one of the earth's most cowardly and fearful animals, and it is so sly and, pardon the expression, foxy, that it is almost a waste of time to try and catch him in any kind of trap. Although he can be cowardly and fearful, he can also be one the most vicious and...
  • Wolves Prey On A Small Animal
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    This report is all about the gray wolf. Its scientific name is Canis Lupis. Canis is the Latin word for dog. The genus also includes jackals and coyotes. Lupis is the Latin word for wolf. Gray wolves look similar to German shepherds, but the wolf has longer legs and bigger feet. The color of a gray wolf can range from black to white, but shades of gray are the most common. A unique feature about gray wolves is that the farther north you find them, the larger they are. Males can range from (nose-...
  • Wolf Re Introduction To Yellowstone
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    Outline Thesis: The wolf is worthy of re introduction into nature. I. The early history of wolves in the United States begins. A. The Indians involvement with the wolf is minimal. B. The settlers start the destruction of the wolf. C. The near elimination of the wolf occurs. II. The human perception of the wolf is inaccurate. A. Physical Appearance of wolves is frightening to some people. B. Fables had an impact on humans beliefs toward wolves. C. Christian Beliefs affected the way humans treated...
  • Re Introduction Of Gray Wolves Into Yellowstone
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    The re introduction of Gray Wolves into Yellowstone has had many positive affects such as controlling the populations of large game and taking out the small week stupid ones. Some farmers complain about them killing cattle but who cares what they think. The gray wolf, also called the timber wolf, is the largest of about 41 wild species within the dog family, Cani dae, of the order Carnivora. All living wolves are considered a single species, Canis lupus. There are 32 recognized subspecies of the...
  • Introduction Of The Wolves Into Idaho
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    The wolves were deliberately driven from existence in Idaho and the rest of the lower 48 states in the early 1900's according to the Encyclopedia Britannica information on wolves. This act was to be beneficial to the up and coming way of life in the west. It was intended to keep the livestock from getting killed and other harmful effects on life. Now the government is attempting to reintroduce wolves into the Idaho wilderness. These wolves are to complement the ecosystem and play a role in the e...
  • More Dominant Culture's Religion
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    Two entirely different cultures are brought together in unique fashion in Courtney's The Power of One, Achebe's Things Fall Apart, and Costner's Dances with Wolves, to reveal a common theme. When two cultures collide, the infringing and more imposing civilization generally retains its customs while either altering or destroying aspects of the weaker culture's way of life. Peekay demonstrates this theme through his childhood and adult experiences in The Power of One. Okonkwo and lesser characters...
  • Indian Tribe
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    Summary: The movie begins by showing Lieutenant Dunbar in an American civil war hospital tent. His leg is about to be amputated. While doctors are on a smoke break, he decides to break a long-standing stalemate by riding a horse across enemy lines. Unbelievably, he ends up being the hero after he accidentally leads the Union troops to a victory. As a reward, he gets the best doctor to fix his leg and has a choice of any duty. He requests a position on the western frontier. However, when he gets ...
  • Being Unaware Of Wolves And Angel
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    Angels are our guardians. They perform special acts of benevolence to help and assist people in their daily lives. Although humans may never see angels in their lifetime, they are here spiritually and play a special role in protecting them. Wolves, on the other hand, may be represented as a symbol of evil, but in fact, they are very much like angels. Like angels, wolves are watchers. They do not harm but are just there. The wolves were send as a cure to protect the people, much in the same way t...

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