"Tiger" Essays and Research Papers

Tiger

Tigers One of my most favorite things to do when going to the zoo is to see the big cats, most especially the tigers. The tiger is the largest of all big cats, and as of right now they are on the verge of extinction. The tiger is the top of the food chain in its natural habitat. They are a revered animal among many cultures and are considered to be one of the most beautiful animals on the planet. Due to poaching, illegal trade and the encroach­ment of their habitats, the tiger is now one of the...

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Tigers

The tiger, largest of all cats, is one of the most charismatic and evocative species on the Earth; tiger is also one of the most threatened. Only 6,000 or so remain in the wild, most in isolated pockets spread across increasingly fragmented forests stretching from India to south-eastern China and from the Russian Far East to Indonesia. Across its range, tigers are being poisoned, electrocuted, blown up by land mines, trapped, snared, shot and captured. The majority of tigers are sought to meet...

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The Tiger

Tigers are the largest members of the cat family. They live in Asia and belong to the same genus as the lion, leopard, and jaguar. Two major subspecies of the tiger are the Siberian tiger and the Bengal tiger. The tiger is thought to have originated in northern Asia during the Pleistocene Epoch. <br> <br><b>Scientific classification: </b> <br>Tigers belong to the family Felidae. The scientific classifications of each tiger are listed in the "Types of Tigers" section of this report. <br> <br><b>Appearance</b> <br>The...

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The Tiger

The Tiger The Tiger is often described as a particularly dangerous, sly, and invincible predator. The Tiger is the largest of the cat family. They have powerful bodies, large paws, and very sharp claws. The head of the Tiger is rounded and has a convex profile. The ears are black with white in the middle. The Tiger's eyes are a yellowish-orange color, but at night they almost look green. Coloration of the Tiger is reddish yellow or rust- brown on the upper side, and a whitish under side...

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Endangered Tigers

Endangered Tigers Today wild tigers exist in Eastern Russia, China, Vietnam, Cambodia, North Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bhutan, India and Nepal. In order to live in the wild, tigers need water to drink, animals to hunt, and vegetation in which to hide. As the mountains, jungles, forests, and long grasses that have long been home to tigers disappear, so too, do tigers. Agricultural expansion, timber cutting, new roads, human settlement, industrial expansion and hydroelectric dams push...

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A Tiger in the House

even adults like reading. He has written books like - The room on the roof, Grandfather’s private Zoo, The blue umbrella ( also a movie).Reference - Wikipedia (Internet) | Review of the story The story is about a pet tiger. The story is told by the Grandchild Grandfather finds a tiger cub in the jungle. Grandmother brings him up as his own child.His name is Timothy. Timothy companions were the monkey and a puppy. Timothy was scared of the puppy initially. The monkey had the courage to pull Timothy's...

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Stuff the tiger

As the population of China becomes more wealthy, demand for illegal tiger parts is booming. Up to 600m Chinese people believe that tiger bones, claws and even penises will cure any number of ailments, including arthritis and impotency. And as a result we’ve just been told, for about the hundredth time, that if nothing is done extinction looms. Well, not complete extinction. Obviously tigers will continue to exist in Las Vegas for many years to come. And in Asia there are so many backstreet...

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stuff the tigers

Dear Editor, I’m a regular newspaper reader. Recently I stumbled upon Jeremy Clarkson’s article about tigers. Upon reading it I discovered that I strongly disagree with some of his ideas and points of view and the way in which he writes them. On a personal level I am also fond of these wild animals, which gives me reasons to criticise this article. I can understand that it is difficult to find a rather engaging topic for the readers, especially for the younger audiences. However, this article...

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Tiger: English Language Tutorials

For Save Him S – So Lets Start To Save The Tigers   2]Shot the “tiger” with the camera not with the gun.   3]Tiger Tiger burning bright, will not let you fade out of sight, that is my promise and for you we will fight. 3]Consider the birds and the bees and stop cutting down them trees. 4] After they disappear, will you then shed a tear? 5]Save our Tigers, Save our Pride. 6]Save tiger otherwise you will lose the pride.   7]Save the tigers, save a life. 8]Save national animal save...

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Save Tigers in India

Save Tigers 1411 left in India! Steps to save Tigers  10:21 AM |  Posted by Rocky Singh Over the past century the number of tigers in India has fallen from about 40,000 to less than 4,000 (and possibly as few as 1,500). Relentless poaching and clearing of habitat for agriculture have been the primary drivers of this decline, though demand for tiger skins and parts for "medicinal" purposes has become an increasingly important threat in recent years. However the news is not all bad. Research...

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Notes on Tiger King

Jung Bhadur was called “Tiger King”. When he was just 10 days old he asked intelligent questions to the astrologers and was told that he would be killed by a tiger. He uttered, “Let tigers beware!” No other miracle took place, the child grew like any other Royal child drinking white cow’s milk, taught by an English tutor, looked after by an English nanny and watched English films. When he was 20, he was crowned as king. It was then the prediction of his death by the tiger reached the Maharaja’s...

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Mrs. Packletides Tiger

Mrs Packletide’s Tiger Saki (Hector Hugh Munro) Q4 (a) Why did Mrs. Packletide wish to kill a tiger? Ans- Mrs. Packletide wished to kill a tiger so that she could counter to Loona Bimberton’s claim who had been carried eleven miles in an Algerian aviator. (b) What made her decide to give a party in Loona Bimberton's honour? What did she intend to give Loona on her birthday? Ans- Mrs.Packletide decided that once she shot a tiger, she would invite Loona...

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Tigers Endangered!

The tiger is the largest cat species in the world; the largest tiger sub-species is the Siberian tiger. The approximate weight of the male is 500 pounds and the female is 300 pounds. The average length of the male tiger is 10 feet and the female 8 feet. The average height of a tiger is 3 feet. The appearance of the tiger depends to a great extent on where the animal lives. Tigers that live in cold regions are paler in colour and larger in size; their fur is long and thick. In warmer climates, tigers...

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Aunt Jennifer Tigers

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers By Adrienne Rich Aunt Jennifer's tigers stride across a screen Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree; They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. Aunt Jennifer's fingers fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory needle hard to pull. The massive weight of uncle's wedding band Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer's hand. When Aunt is dead, her terrified hands will lie Still ringed with ordeals she was mastered...

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Book Review - Fighting Invisible Tigers

Class - FYBA Subject- Psychology Semester- I Topic- Book Review Name of the Book - Fighting Invisible Tigers: A Stress Management Guide for Teens INDEX 1. Acknowledgement 2. Book Review 3. References ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to thank my Psychology Professor, Ms. Rohina, for giving me the opportunity of doing a project which has inculcated a sense of Stress Management in me. Also I would like to...

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Siberian Tiger

Siberian Tiger Panthera Tigris Altaica Alejandra Benavides Biology Class Period 7 • September 26, 2012 1 Introduction The Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger, is a tiger subspecies inhabiting mainly in the mountain region of Primorski Krai in eastern Russia. The population has been stable more more than a decade due to intensive conservation efforts. Surveys from 2005 indicate that the tiger population is declining, showing the species is still endangered. Unlike the Bengal...

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Evolution of Tigers

Evolution of Tigers The tiger (Panthera tigris), a member of the Felidae family, is the largest of the four "big cats" in the genus Panthera include: The tiger, lion, jaguar, leopard. Native to much of eastern and southern Asia, the tiger is an apex predator and an obligate carnivore. 1, The origin and evolution of the tiger. Carnivorous mammals evolved from Miacids small pine marten-like insectivores that lived 60 million - 55 million years ago. The miacids split into...

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Save Tigers

world’s most majestic animal to the verge of extinction. ABOUT TIGERS The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, reaching a total body length of up to 3.3 metres (11 ft) and weighing up to 306 kg (670 lb). They are the third largest land carnivore (behind only the Polar bear and the Brown bear). Their most recognizable feature is a pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur. There are nine subspecies of tiger, three of which are extinct. Their historical range in Bangladesh...

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Tiger Ecology

Mating and Courtship of Tigers………………………………………………………………………..5 Tiger Diet and Eating Habits……………………………………………………………………………….6 The Life of Tigers…………………………………………………………………………………………..7 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………………….8 The tiger that once ruled folklore and mythology has continued to retain its dominance in modern literature and fiction. Tigers have left their mark on flags, mascots and coat-of-arms. It’s the national animal of Bangladesh. The Royal Bengal Tiger is the state animal of...

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Save the Tiger

Save the Tiger This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (October 2009) Save the Tiger is a 1973 film about moral conflict in contemporary America. It stars Jack Lemmon, Jack Gilford, Laurie Heineman, Thayer David, Lara Parker and Liv Lindeland. The film was directed by John G. Avildsen. The screenplay was adapted by Steve Shagan from his novel of the...

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Siberian Tigers

The Siberian tiger is one of the rarest species in the world and it holds many characteristics that makes it unique and presentable as the true beauty of nature. These animals are critically endangered, facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. There are currently less than 600 tigers living in the wild, and they are ranked among the most valuable animals in the wild. These tigers are currently confined to the Eastern region of Asia and are also known as the Amur, Manchurian, Korean...

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Project Tiger

Project Tiger, launched in 1973-74, is one of our most successful conservation projects in recent times. The project aims at tiger conservation in specially constituted 'tiger reserves, which are representative of various bio- geographical regions within the country. Is committed to maintaining a viable population of tigers in the wild. An estimate of the population of tigers in India at the turn of the century, placed the figure of 40,000. Subsequently, the first tiger census in India...

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This essays describes the life of a tiger. Very detailed explanation of physical characteristics, life style, habitat, and current statistics on the endangered species.

Tigers: The Silent Assassins Armed with razor like teeth and retractile claws in addition to their keen senses, tigers are silent assassins on top of the food chain. The magnificent striped panthera tigris, originally from Eastern Asia, once ranged an enormous span of the earth's surface. Over the past century, it is estimated that the tigers habitat and numbers have been depleted by up to 95%. Having been greatly limited as a result of many factors, mainly human impacts, the tiger has been driven...

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Tigers

the zoo is to see the big cats, most es­pe­cial­ly the tigers. The tiger is the largest of all big cats, and as of right now they are on the verge of ex­tinc­tion. The tiger is the top of the food chain in its nat­u­ral habi­tat. They are a revered an­i­mal among many cul­tures and are con­sid­ered to be one of the most beau­ti­ful an­i­mals on the plan­et. Due to poach­ing, il­le­gal trade and the en­croach­ment of their habi­tats, the tiger is now one of the most threat­ened species on earth and...

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Royal Bengal Tigers

Royal Bengal tigers are the Kings of their domain in the jungle. But, human activities have endangered animals Bengal tiger. Their population has reduced considerably in recent times. Bengal tigers have been a national symbol of many Empires in India Characteristics: The Bengal tiger's characteristic reddish gold fur and black stripes are easily visible to visitors in a zoo. But in the tiger's natural habitat of forest and reed beds, the markings act as camouflage and enable it to disappear...

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The Extinction of Sumatran Tigers in Asia

The Extinction of Sumatran Tigers in Asia – by Yoshie Samosir Tigers are the largest cat species with sharp claws and teeth. They are excellent swimmers and climbers. The ones that live in colder regions are paler, larger, thicker fur. Though for those who live in warmer climates are smaller and more colourful. But both are targeted for illegal poaching of body parts. Good day fellow classmates, allow me to share what I know and have learnt about Sumatran tigers. This is where you live. You have...

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Tigers

Tigers (I owe you) Intro: I will be doing my report on tigers. Tigers have more than 100 stripes, and no two tigers have the same stripes. Another interesting thing about tigers is that the roar of a tiger can be heard more than a mile away. Tigers are also an endangered species. Made of cells: Tigers are multicellular. They have skin cells, blood cells, ad brain cells. They are an animal cell. Need Energy: Tigers are heterotrophs which means that they get their energy from the food...

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Tiger

the television i had seen one advertisement that is 'Save th e Tigers in India '. This message is for every Indians of the earth for saving the tiger because today number of tiger is decreased compared to last years. Tiger is the national animal of India. Tiger shows strength and huge power of India. Tiger is the pride of India. Tiger is the Indian pride so its time for every Indian comes together for taking steps for saving the tiger in India. Today the world is developed with powerful technology...

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Bengal Tigers

Royal Bengal Tiger The Royal Bengal Tiger, once known as the reigning feline of Asia, are now on the brink of extinction. This beautiful species is quickly disappearing due to human activity. Land development has pushed back forestry, which is making it almost impossible for tigers to survive in their range of natural habitat. Additionally, even though it’s illegal to own, hunt or trap tigers, poachers continue to trap and sell tiger parts on the black market. Furthermore, tigers are being separated...

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Tigers Effect on the Ecosystem

The main ecosystem I will focus on will be the habitats that tigers live in. More specifically I will focus on the effects that tigers have on their ecosystem and what would happen if tigers we to unfortunately go extinct. The tiger is one of the biggest components in its ecosystem besides for humans. Without tigers in their ecosystem their environment would completely fall into disarray(4). To fully understand how the tiger effects it`s ecosystem you must fully know the status of this animal...

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Project Tiger

Project Tiger was launched by Kailash Sankhala in India in 1973. The project aims at ensuring a viable population of Bengal tigers in their natural habitats and also to protect them from extinction, and preserving areas of biological importance as a natural heritage forever represented as close as possible the diversity ofecosystems across the tiger's distribution in the country. The project's task force visualized these tiger reserves as breeding nuclei, from which surplus animals would emigrate...

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Tiger Sharks

Tiger Sharks Rosalani and Romina Mr. Wiscott Modern Hawaiian History May 17, 2002 The tiger shark, Galeocerdo cuvier, is a large (up to 18ft) predator found in tropical and subtropical waters world wide. Tiger sharks are one of the three main shark species known to attack humans, and are responsible for most shark attacks in Hawaii. Less than one shark attack occurs per year on average in Hawaii (compared to an annual average of 40 thousand drowning) and mosts attacks are non-fatal...

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Bengal Tiger

The Bengal Tiger The Bengal tiger is a carnivorous, mammal primarily from India. It lives in habitats such as the coniferous Himalayan Forest, the mangroves of the Sunderbans, the hills of the Indian Peninsula, or the forests of Rajasthan and Northern India. At one time Bengal tigers were scattered throughout Asia. Now they are generally found in India and some regions of Bangledesh, Bhutan, Nepal, and Myanmar. There is approximately 4,000 alive in the wild now, and about 300 are in captivity...

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Tiger Shark

Wastebasket of The Sea The Tiger shark, also known as the “wastebasket of the sea”(National Geographic), is the fourth largest predatory shark in the ocean, measuring between twenty and twenty five feet long and can weigh more than 2000 pounds. They have dark, vertical stripes on their bodies which is the reason they are named tiger sharks. According to National Geographic, these stripes fade lighter as the shark grows older, and eventually disappears with age. The head of the tiger shark is somewhat wedge-shaped...

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Endangered Species: Bengal Tiger

Endangered Species: Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) By Natalie Hegwein The common name for the species is Bengal Tiger and it belongs to the genus/species Panthera tigris tigris. The Bengal Tiger usually has a reddish brown coat with narrow black, gray, or brown strips going in a vertical direction accompanied by a cream or white underbelly. Although some have a mutation gene which causes the skin color to be white instead of the usual color. Since the tigers generally hunt at dusk...

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DECLINE IN NUMBER OF CORBETT TIGERS IN VIETNAM 1. Massive Habitat and Prey Loss Many years ago, when there were still rain forests covering 43% of the area, tigers distributed on the highland and midland. In the 1960s, VN had thousands of tiger living in nature. The key findings from many years of study of tiger population have indicated that in many sites, tigers decline in numbers because of habitat loss and prey depletion rather than being killed directly. A tiger needs to eat about 50 deer-sized...

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Evs Project

serious threat to many animal species, and many Asian governments do too little to protect their own environments. There are some areas of improved awareness about the risks of overly rapid expansion, and the protection of many iconic species - like Tigers and Giants Pandas - may benefit from focused conservation efforts. But many other animals are also threatened, and they don't always get the attention they need to ensure their continued survival. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)...

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life of pi

the fantasy adventure novel, Life of Pi. It is a story about how the narrator and his family are transporting some of the animals from their zoo, when suddenly the ship sinks, and we see how the narrator succeeds in saving the three old adult Bengal tiger, Richard Parker. Throughout the novel Martel uses numerous references to religion, when he first spots Richard Parker he says “Jesus, Mary, Muhammad and Vishnu, how good to see you Richard Parker”. The narrator also refers to his Mother as his...

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Poaching of Animals

people poach for different reasons than hunters do. Hunters kill for food and sport, with licenses needed. What poachers do is more inhumane. They mainly kill animals illegally to make money off of them. This can include anything such as the fur of a tiger, the horn of a rhino, or a tusk from an elephant. On top of all of that, a lot of the animals being killed are endangered. To get into some examples of the problem, one of the most poached animal in the world is the Rhinoceros. According to Save the...

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Climate Change and the Effect on

(www.ehow.com) “Experts estimate there are as few as 3,200 tigers left in the wild, due to poaching, the loss of their habitat and depletion of the tiger’s natural prey. Hunters, traders and poor local residents use the forest for subsistence, directly competing with the tiger. Some of the largest remaining areas where tigers occur are the mangrove forests of India. The projected rise in sea levels could cause these living spaces of the tiger to vanish altogether”. (galegroup.com.ezp.tccd.edu) Panda...

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Life of Pi

Richard Parker are the only survivors of the sunken ship, and his survival mode takes a few days to kicks in. “I was alone and orphaned, in the middle of the Pacific, hanging on an oar, an adult tiger in front of me, sharks beneath me, a storm raging about me” (133). He knows he is alone with a 450-pound Bengal tiger, and that’s all he can think about. When survival mode kicks in, he begins to search the lifeboat for supplies and food that he would need in order to survive. Pi also realizes that he must...

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Natural Vegetation

dry deciduous forests are found in areas having rainfall between 100 cm and 70 cm. These forests are found in the rainier parts of the peninsular plateau and the plains of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. In these forests, the common animals found are lion, tiger, pig, deer and elephant. A huge variety of birds, lizards, snakes, and tortoises are also found here. The Thorn Forests and Scrubs In regions with less than 70 cm of rainfall, the natural vegetation consists of thorny trees and bushes. This type of...

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Ligers: a Myth That Once Was

Liger’s uncertain future by first learning about their past and present. It is looking back that will help us better understand this animal and make people aware of what their future entails. A liger is the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger. It has been said that the liger’s size can be equal to its parent’s sizes combined. The liger can get up to 10-12 feet in length. A full grown male liger can easily weigh up to 1,000 pounds. With the sizes these animals are capable getting to...

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Selective Breeding

white tiger. The white tiger is not found in nature, but is selectively breed by people for their beauty. The only way of producing off spring with a white coat is through inbreeding. This has led to many problems with the health of the tigers. For the tiger to be born with a white coat it needs to express a rare gene that codes for the white coat. The same gene that causes the white coat causes the optic nerve to be wired to the wrong side of the brain. This is where the health of the tiger is degraded...

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Apes Ap Notes

Central Case: Saving the Siberian Tiger A. Up until the past 200 years, tigers roamed widely across the Asian continent from Turkey to northeast Russia to Indonesia. B. Of the tigers that still survive in small pockets of their former range, those in the subspecies known as the Siberian tiger are the largest cats in the world. C. For thousands of years, the Siberian tiger coexisted with the native people of what is today the Russian Far East, who equated the tiger with royalty and viewed it...

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Outline

Introduction A. Did you know that the tigers are capable of killing animals over twice of their size B. Tigers are the largest members of the cat family and are renowned for their power and strength. C. Tigers have a large head with massive canine teeth and a long muscular and powerful body Thesis Statement: Tigers are fierce predators with a calculated intelligence that makes them one of the leaders out there in their natural environment, most people easily recognize the tiger due to the stripes found on...

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Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

which is approximately 360 square kilometers, is rich in grasslands and tropical forests. Not only is the scenery beautiful, but this is a home to not only plants, but many endangered animals. Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is home to many species such as: tigers, wild buffalos, Indian bison’s, rhinos, and elephants. In 1992 it was placed on the UNESCO’s List of World Heritage for wilds’ protection and preserving. This paper will address the diversity of the flora and fauna in the area, human intrusions that...

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A story About Ghost and Vampires

‘Life of Pi’ is a story that is mainly focused on the aspect of survival. Being trapped together with Richard Parker, a Royal Bengal tiger, Pi’s odds seem to have been pulverized to nothing. Yet as the story progresses, Richard Parker begins to give Pi hope and a reason to survive. Pi’s will to survive returns; if he can survive while living together with a Bengal Tiger, he can survive anything. Although seeming a huge threat to Pi at first, Richard Parker unintentionally takes on the role of ghost...

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Comparative Essay of Angela Carters "The Bloody Chamber" collection

Comparative essay – Tigers bride and the Courtship of Mr Lyon The Bloody Chamber collection by Angela Carter is a selection of short gothic retellings of well known fairy tales. Two of the works “The Tigers Bride” and “The Courtship of Mr Lyon” are both based from the story Beauty and the beast. Beauty and the beast is a traditional French tale first created in 1740. As they are based off the same text it’s not surprising that they have some very similar elements, however their differences are...

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Geography

Park (282 sq km) is a part of the much larger Ranthambhore Tiger Reserve (1334 sq km). The reserve is home to over 40 species of mammals, 300 species of birds, 45 species of reptiles and over 300 species of plants. However it is the “relatively easy sightings” of wild tigers that has made Ranthambhore famous all over the world. The Ranthambhore National Park, which is a part of the much larger Ranthambore tiger reserve, a Project tiger reserve, lies in the Sawai Madhopur district of eastern Rajasthan...

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Animals Are in Danger in India

MAJESTIC Bengal tigers, wild dogs, sarus cranes, ancient turtles, and Asian elephants—these are just some of India’s animal species in danger of extinction. Consider the largest land mammal, the elephant. The elephant’s ivory tusks are very much in demand. Japan is one of the largest users of ivory, and there is similar demand in China, where ivory chopsticks are still popular. How has the demand for ivory had an especially adverse affect on the Asian elephant? Some time ago The Times of India...

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Rhino Horn

wildlife conservation victories. From some 20 rhino at the beginning of the 19th century - when maharajas and British colonials shot them by the scores - it now faces the problem of overpopulation. This Asian Eden also shelters healthy numbers of tigers, elephants, the highly endangered swamp deer and some 500 species of birds. To keep it that way, Vasu says it's essential to "dominate every inch of the ground" inside the park and link up with area police and civil authorities, a weakness in the...

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protect endangered animals outline

repopulate. According to thedailygreen.com a. Examples of extinct animals are i. Golden toad 1. In Costa Rica 2. Extinct in 1989 ii. Zanzibar Leopard 1. In Tanzania 2. Extinct in 1996 iii. Javan Tiger 1. Indonesia 2. Extinct in 1979 iv. West African Black Rhino 1. Africa 2. 2006 v. Tasmanian Tiger 1. Tasmania 2. 1936 2) Those animals are gone forever. Now according to the Endangered species act as of October 2009, 1,361 plants and animals in the U.S. were listed as threatened or endangered...

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Give a life to your friend, it's free!

 Compare and Contrast: Lion and Tiger Lions and tigers are the top two ferocious animals in the big cat family. The lion is known as the “king of beast “and the tiger is known as the “emperor of beast”. Both lions and tigers have many things in common and at the same time they have a number of differences. Lions and tigers belong to the mammalian group and Felidae family. Lions lives in prides and tigers lives alone. They have no predators of their own and reside at the top of their food...

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Bhutan Deforestation and Wildlife Extinction

the 209 breeding bird species, 12 are threatened. There are currently 29 reptilian, 1 amphibian, and 3 fish species in Bhutan, none of which are threatened by extinction (World Resource Institute, 2006). Some species inhabiting Bhutan include: tigers, one-horned rhinos, leopards, sloth bears, panda bears, sun bears, marmots, and Tibetan wolves. From this limited listed of unique mammals it is easily to speculate that Bhutan has diversely populated ecosystem that deserves protection. Though we...

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Life of Pi

shipwreck, he’s stuck in a lifeboat with a dying zebra and a hyena. Pi sees another survivor floating in the water and only after throwing them a life preserver and pulling them aboard does he realize that “Richard Parker” is actually the 400 pound tiger from his father’s zoo. He immediately jumps overboard until he realizes that there are sharks nearby. So, upon reentering the boat, he wedges the tarpaulin up with an oar and decides he might survive if he can stay on top and keep Richard Parker...

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The Tyger

savage tiger. This poem showcases the tigers shear force and power as making it apparent that the tiger is a perfect weapon. It also shows that tigers are so fierce that they prey on the helpless, such as lambs. Deeper analysis of the poem reveals that the true meaning of “The Tyger” is just a microcosm of the world’s problems and situations which is exemplified by using the tiger as a symbol. Tigers are ruthless killers, they attack whenever they want. The poet tries to make the tiger seem like...

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sewage treatment

Due to their stealth and hunting prowess (outstanding hunting skills), leopard were thought to be animal manifestations (performances) of hunting deities (god) in ancient Asia and Africa. The leopard is smallest of the 4 big cats after the tiger, lion and jaguar. Leopard show a great diversity in coat color and rosette patterns. Their rosettes are circular in East Africa but tend to be squarer in southern Africa and larger in Asian populations. Their yellow coat tends to be paler and cream-colored...

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Long Question Cbse Xii

The tiger king Q.1 How would you describe the behavior of the maharaja’s minions towards him? Do you find them truly sincere towards him or are they driven by fear when they obey him? Do we find a similarity in today’s political order? Ans: as it happens everywhere the behavior of the maharaja’s minions towards him is driven by fear. They only aim is to keep the maharaja in good humor first comes the chief astrologer he is scared...

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Strength in Stripes

understood? How could any point be made if the syntax is not well received? In The Tiger Is God, written by Stephen Harrigan, that is not the case. Harrigan uses such devices to state his point so clearly it seems to almost flow onto the page from a faucet and quickly absorbed by the sponge that is your mind. With his word choice and flare he easily emphasizes his point, like an arrow to the center of the target, that the tiger is an all mighty powerful creature. Right from the start on the very first...

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