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Kangaroo

Our topic is about tree kangaroos. They are one of the many endangered species on our world, and we think that the tree kangaroo should be saved. This essay is going to tell the reader about tree kangaroos, and give reasons to preserve this species. Tree kangaroos should be saved because they are a type of animal in our world and they should stay that way. In the vast planet we have learned to call home, every animal counts. The tree kangaroos’ population is slowly disintegrating. Before we talk...

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Kangaroo, an Australian Icon

Ultimately, the Kangaroo has to be Australia’s most famous and significant icon, it is known by the majority of people around the world and associated always with Australia. Due to the similarities it shares with the Australian character, it is recognised as the typical icon of Australia. The kangaroo represents Australia in many ways including: the logo for Qantas airlines, mascots for many sporting teams, and all products made in Australia are represented by the gold and green kangaroo trademark. Likewise...

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The Red Kangaroo: Macropus Rufus

Red Kangaroo: Macropus Rufus The Kangaroo is an endotherm. Endotherms generate heat from their body's metabolism. So their internal body temperature is independent of the external temperature. Endotherms eat more food than ectotherms. This higher food intake results in an increased level of metabolism, which is required to produce heat. The Red Kangaroo inhabits inland plains throughout Australia. They prefer open plains where trees and bushes are scarce. The fur on Kangaroos maintains an insulating...

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If i was the son of an Englishmen

River’ in 1890 with his other notable poems ‘Waltzing Matilda’ (1895) and ‘Clancy of the Overflow’ (1889). ‘If I was the son of an Englishmen’ expresses a stereotypical representation of Australia and Australians as racists and drunks who destroys the kangaroo, and ‘the man from Snowy River’ expresses a more romanticised feel for the true blue, bush life of Australia. The two poems show exaggerations wither as a warm fuzzy feeling about the bush or a feeling of disgust through racist jokes described in...

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Should Zippy The Zip Should Be In The Mascot Hall Of Fame?

Kangaroos natively live in Australia and New Guinea. As of 2016, the kangaroo population officially doubled the number of people in Australia (“Experts”).The Mascot Hall of Fame is now being built in Whiting, Indiana, and is meant to be a fun place for families and children ("Mascot Hall"). Even though some may argue that Zippy the Zip is not a mascot that should be inducted into the hall of fame because kangaroos do not natively live in Ohio, Zippy the Zip should be in The Mascot Hall of Fame because...

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Australia Trip

endangered animals and feed Dingoes, Kangaroos and Koalas. Since animals are one of my biggest passions, this was a mesmerizing moment for me. My favorite animal, which is unfortunately endangered, is the Koala. Their fur is unlike anything I have ever felt, it was thick and when I touched it my hand left a imprint from the thickness of the fur. Their eyes were piercing green with a black line down the middle similar to those of a cat. The kangaroo park was filled with these marsupial mammals...

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How Marsupials Adapt to the Arid Australian Environment

(Tyndale-Biscoe, 2001). Another successful reproductive adaptation by marsupials is found in the desert dwelling kangaroo (Dipodomys merriami) which reduce their energy expenditure during pregnancy by giving birth to their young at an early development stage as discussed by Barker (1982) and Greenslade (1982). During periods of limited food and water supply the female red kangaroos have been known to reduce their sexual activity and in extreme drought conditions may even go through a period of...

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Secret River Chapter Summaries

them for a carved wooden bowl. Thornhill consults with Blackwood about what to do with the Aborigines and Thornhill learns where Blackwood’s morals lie. Thornhill also try’s his luck at killing a kangaroo but he fails. He sees that the aborigines caught one and decideds to trade something for the kangaroo. He trades a bag of flour for a bit of a leg. It’s not worth much and he is disappointed with the trade. Part 5 At the start of this part, a large group of Aboriginals gather at the point of Thornhills...

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Australia animals

landowners is wild dogs and collisions with cars. Kangaroo Kangaroos and wallabies (smaller relatives of the kangaroo) have found an enemy in humans. They are killed for their fur and their meat is used for pet food. It is because they are threat for farmers lands. Farmers hate them, because they don't hesitate to jump onto their cars, which look like after a collision. The female has a pouch in which the young ones are carried. The red kangaroo is the biggest one. An adult can measure 2.4 metres...

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examples active & passive voice

(active) The victory will be celebrated by the team tomorrow. (passive) The saltwater eventually corroded the metal beams. (active) The metal beams were eventually corroded by the saltwater. (passive) The kangaroo carried her baby in her pouch. (active) The baby was carried by the kangaroo in her pouch. (passive) Some people raise sugar cane in Hawaii. (active) Sugar cane is raised by some people in Hawaii. (passive) These different sentences written in both active voice and passive voice illustrate...

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