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  • Lions - 643 Words
    Lions Physical Characteristics Lions have relatively short-legged, long, muscular bodies and large heads. The male grows on average to 1.7 to 2.5 m (5.6 to 8.2 ft) long, not including the tail, which is 90 to 105 cm (36 to 41 in) in length. It stands 1.23 m (4 ft) high at the shoulder, and it weighs 150 to 250 kg (330 to 550 lb). The mane, which covers the head and neck, sometimes extends to the shoulders and belly. The mane will vary in color and length; well-fed, healthy lions have...
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  • Lions - 450 Words
    The lion (Panthera leo) is one of the four big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. With some males exceeding 250 kg (550 lb) in weight,[4] it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. Wild lions currently exist in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia (where an endangered remnant population resides in Gir Forest National Park in India) while other types of lions have disappeared from North Africa and Southwest Asia in historic times. Until the late Pleistocene, about...
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  • Lion and Asiatic Lions - 1026 Words
March 5 2012 Mrs Loughney INTRO Extinction is a problem that has been around since the beginning of time. An organism might go extinct for many reasons. Some reasons might be Mother Nature. Man also plays a part as they might over hunt the organism and drive it to extinct. But another cause is natural selection and the belief that only the strong will survive in this game we call life. Many problems can happen because of...
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  • mountain lion - 898 Words
    Why is the Mountain Lion such an important animal? Mountain lions, also known as cougars, panthers, or pumas, are highly efficient predators. These cats have a wide range throughout the Western states, and populations are increasing. An individual cat's range depends on food availability. Thus, a range can vary from 10 to 370 square miles. Male lions weigh up to 165 pounds and grow to more than eight feet in length. Females weigh about 100 pounds. Female lions generally first reproduce at about...
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  • Lion Dancing - 1393 Words
    Lion Dancing Every time when you see youth swiftly glistening over the rampaging ungodly Earth accompanied with the blistering heated wonder of the orb-like sun, it can take you back to your exhilarating days with no headaches, worries, or obligations also known as, childhood. Worries, headaches, obligations, these are enemies within ourselves that we must overcome. These flea-like worries are infesting everyone. We are being overwhelmed by these creatures. The only ways to fight off...
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  • Sea Lion - 308 Words
    Inhabitants on the islands of the Galapagos Archipelago, the Galapagos Sea Lion is an intriguing marine mammal whose looks may deceive you because despite its amiable countenance it is truly a fierce predator and protector. The Galapagos Sea Lion, also known as the Pagos Sea Lion, spends a great majority of its day in the water hunting for prey, however it does not venture out very far from its territory due to the fact that their main predators tend to be there. Their prey is primarily fish,...
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  • Life of a Lion - 320 Words
    he lion (Panthera leo) is one of the four big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. With some males exceeding 250 kg (550 lb) in weight,[4] it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. Wild lions currently exist in sub-Saharan Africa and in Asia (where an endangered remnant population resides in Gir Forest National Park in India) while other types of lions have disappeared from North Africa and Southwest Asia in historic times. Until the late Pleistocene, about...
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  • Lion dance - 834 Words
    LION DANCE THE HISTORY EARLY BELIEF According to traditional Chinese belief, the lion signifies courage, stability and superiority. The lion’s dance is performed to chase away ghosts and evil spirits. This is derived from folklore about a monster called Nian. This lion-like monster eats human-flesh for living and hunts for food in a village near the mountain. One day, the villagers decided to chase the monster away by throwing firecrackers and playing loud music. To come to their surprise,...
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  • Lion and Giraffes - 694 Words
    MARIAM GIRGIS GIRAFFE GIRAFFE What’s tall, yellow, and has brown spots and a long neck? A giraffe! This fascinating animal has a lot of interesting facts to learn about that you wouldn’t imagine. For instance, did you know that a giraffes tongue is 18 inches long? As you can see giraffes are going to be a bundle of fun to learn about. Giraffes live on grasslands in Africa with trees...
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  • The African Lion - 1111 Words
    The lion is known as king of the jungle because of its huge size and ferocious appearance, the most common type of lion is the African lion. The African lion has the genus species Panthera (panther, leopard) leo (lion). Panthera leo has the common name lion and comes from the felidae family. Panthera leo is in the mammali class and has the order carnivora(Bush Gardens, 1996). Lions live in sub-Saharan Africa in grasslands and semi-arid plains in prides which is a group of lions that live in...
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  • lion attack - 307 Words
    Unaware of the nearby predator, the hoofed mammal grazed peacefully. The nearby lioness looking for a good meal for its children, stopped. A rustle of grass and in the distance made her ears twitch. Then she knew it was time for lunch. Surveying the savannah, she spotted the distinctive black and white stripes. The zebra itself, wary of nearby carnivores, couldn’t see the camouflaged golden lioness in the similarly golden grass. It gave up and carried on eating his lunch. Soundlessly, the...
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  • The African Lion - 1058 Words
    When you think of lions, you probably think of them being king of the savannah, right? However, it’s not easy being king. Over the past 50 years Africa’s lion population has plummeted from over 200,000 individuals back in the 1960′s to fewer than 25,000 today. A shocking number if you consider the size of that continent, and by far the greatest number of remaining lion populations are small, scattered, and highly vulnerable. Ghana, Coted’Ivoire, and Congo are the latest African countries...
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  • The Lion King - 623 Words
    Part One “The Lion King” “The Lion King” is thought to be one of the most favorite childhood movies of all time. Many people tend to think about “The Lion King” as an uplifting and inspirational movie with amazing characters and a wonderful story line. However, there are many parts of the movie that include violence and racism. But because the film is an animated movie and is thought to be for children these aspects are not directly noticed when watching it. In the movie there are a variety...
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  • Male Lion - 1452 Words
    Justin Brickman April 6, 2014 General Biology Professor Mott The King of the Jungle When I read the instructions for this paper, I decided I wanted to write about an animal that would capture my attention just as much as it would capture my readers. I wanted to be intrigued, fascinated, and absorbed with the animal, and this is why I decided that it should be the king of the jungle. A lion can be up to 550 pounds and runs up to 50 mph. This is a beast that I would not want to be chased...
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  • The Lion King Essay - 433 Words
     The Lion King Essay In science, my class has been watching the Lion king and applying our knowledge to what happened in the movie. We found examples of a food chain, abiotic and biotic factors, learned behaviors, consumers, producers, and decomposers. We also found examples of predators, prey and overpopulation. In my essay I will explain each example and also define some vocabulary words. I believe the song in “The Lion King” called “The circle of life” refers to...
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  • Chinese Lion Dance - 1962 Words
    Chinese Lion Dance The lion dance is a traditional dance performed in the Chinese culture. The performers mimic the moves of the lion inside a costume that looks in a way like a lion. Many people who are not very familiar with the Lion Dance often gets it confused with the Dragon Dance, since both are performed, for the most part, for the same occasions. It is simple to tell the two dances apart. The Lion Dance is performed most of the time with only two people. The Dragon Dance is performed...
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  • Lion King Report - 2921 Words
    The Lion King is a Walt Disney Film about a pride of lions living in Africa. The film depicts the story of Simba a young lion cub who is born to Mufasa and Sarabi the king and queen of pride rock. This is a prime example of how Disney movies are full of stereo types and gender roles. Walt Disney was raised in the early 1900s and has many of these stereo types about gender roles were taught to him. Intergenerational family theory states that theses learned behaviors from his family of origin...
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  • Conservation of the Asiatic Lion - 817 Words
    Conservation of the Asiatic Lion. The Asiatic lion, also know as Panthera leo persica, is from the Gir Forest National Park, which works closely with the Wildlife Conservation Trust who specialise in the conservation of the Asiatic lion, in dry deciduous forest and open grassy scrublands in the state of Gujarat which is located in India. The population of the Asiatic lion is over 300 and so this specie’s status is defined endangered. The Asiatic lion could once be found in Eastern Europe,...
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  • Lion the King of Forest - 405 Words
    The lion (Panthera leo) is one of the fourbig cats in the genus Panthera, and a member of the family Felidae. With some males exceeding 250 kg (550 lb) in weight,[4] it is the second-largest living cat after the tiger. Wild lions currently exist inSub-Saharan Africa and in Asia with anendangered remnant population in Gir Forest National Park in India, having disappeared from North Africa andSouthwest Asia in historic times. Until the late Pleistocene, about 10,000 years ago, the lion was the...
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  • Panther vs Lion - 1278 Words
     Here Kitty Kitty There are many different types of large felines in the world. Two most common felines are the African lion and the Black Panther. They are two different species because they live in different habitats, and don’t have any common breeding or feeding habits. Neither of them looks like the other. A panther’s appearance is designed to help them survive in their habitat. “The panther is a large powerful, carnivorous feline with a keen sense of hearing and sight. They are...
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  • Evolution: Lion Versus Snow Leopard
    BIOLOGY RESEARCH PAPER EVOLUTION LION versus SNOW LEOPARD Tutor: Nguyen Thi Lap Student: Le Hoang Thu Class: 8D-UEB I. Introduction Evolution is the process of change in all forms of life over generations, and evolutionary biology is the study of how evolution occurs. Given the right circumstances, and enough time, evolution leads to the emergence of new species. For instance, both Lion and Snow Leopard are parts of Panthera – a genus of the family Felidae, but they belong to...
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  • Language, sound and literary choices the poet has made in "Mountain Lion"
    Nature is beautiful, every aspect of it should be preserved and left to be observed by generations to come. But there are humans, who cannot appreciate the beauty of a living animal and wants to kill it. We destroy nature without remorse but on the other hand some of us take pleasure in murdering innocent animals. In the poem 'Mountain Lion' written by D. H. Lawrence, it explores this idea. This poem is very prosaic and tells the story of the death of a lion at by a hunter's hands. This poem is...
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  • The Characters and Events of the Chronicles of Narnia: the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Have Symbolic Similarities to Events Described in the Bible.
    Midterm Research Paper Thesis Statement: The characters and events of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe have symbolic similarities to events described in the Bible. In The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe we discover a world of fantasy filled with the never-ending battle between good and evil. The children in the story, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy lived in London during the war and were sent to live with a professor because of the...
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  • English Narrative Essay - 582 Words
    All is quiet on the African Sahara. The sun, winds, and animals have all said goodnight; but the crickets lay awake, chanting me on. I slowly control each nerve in my body to inch it forward to the thirsty gazelle. As soon as she points her nose down, the refreshing sensation of water after hours in the heat blessing her throat and Whoosh! I fling my body towards her. My jaw opens to greet her flesh. It is the first meal of the night; and many more await me. Being a cheetah is the animal I would...
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  • Alabaster Relief - 310 Words
    But what made this Assyrian relief stand out? It was a small detail, a lioness to be exact. The hunt depicted did not take place in the wild but in a controlled environment, ensuring the king would be victorious. The king is in his chariot with his attendants. He is throwing a spear into a lion, which already has several fatal wounds on its body. All around the chariot are the bodies of dead lions littering the ground, most overkilled with far more arrows and spears necessary to kill the...
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  • Ligers: a Myth That Once Was
    For many years ligers were seen as mythical creatures. There has been a huge debate since they came into the limelight; in the popular 2004 cult movie Napoleon Dynamite when Napoleon described them pretty much as his favorite animal. That prompted the questions that is still being asked today, “Are they real?”, and “What are they really like?” The answer to the first question is, yes, they are very real. Though, the first question is still part of the huge debate; the second question...
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  • Competition and Mutualism - 580 Words
    Abstract The purpose of this lab was the find out whether lions or hyenas would be more successful in hunting food on the tropical savannah when lions and hyenas are competing and then when mutualism comes into play. My hypotheses were the same- that hyenas would more successful even when mutualism is involved. My results yielded exactly as I predicted. Both times the hyenas were more successful, though when mutualism was involved the hyenas won by a smaller margin of kills....
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  • The Serengeti Plain - 393 Words
    Serengeti Plain The Serengeti Plain is a huge national park that spans over 12,000 miles. It is located in Tanzania and southwestern Kenya. The landscape of the Serengeti is varied ranging from savannah to hilly woodlands to grass plains. The climate is generally hot and dry but when the rainfall is steady, vegetation shoots up everywhere. The varied landscape and hot and dry climate come together to form the natural habitat of Around 70 large animal species and over 700 bird species. The...
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  • Competition in an Ecosystem - 390 Words
    Competition in an Ecosystem: An animal in the Safari By Nadezhda Blot 801 ROAR! Hello. My name is Rafas and I am a lion. I live in the South Africa safari along with my beautiful family of two cubs and my wife. The safari can be a dangerous place to live for any animal, even a lion. Let me tell you a little bit about our survival system here in the safari. There are many animals in the safari such as zebras, leopards, cheetahs, and deer. We all have different niches or roles that we play...
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  • Giraffes in Captivity - 407 Words
     Giraffes Held Captive Giraffes are a big attraction in zoos because of their friendly and outgoing behavior. However, in the wild they are not as acquaint. Their lives are dramatically different in captivity than they would be if they were living in the wild. In the wild a giraffes diet consists of grass, twigs, leaves, and fruits from the trees. However, in captivity they are fed a carefully balanced diet to give them the nutrients that their bodies need. This includes alfalfa hay, pellets...
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  • Julius Caesar Essay - 856 Words
    Aaron Malkowski English II Honors 10/18/2014 Block 3 Within humane society and the animal kingdom, there is a constant fight for superiority and control. Such struggle is similar to those expressed in both Shakespeare’s ​ Julius Caesar​ , and Thurber’s “The Tiger Who Would Be King”. The two pieces come off as inherently similar, as the two stories have the same plot but with different characters as well as other slight differences. ...
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  • Rationale Of The Old Man And The Sea
     Rationale of < The old man and the sea> was written by Hemingway, he used Santiago—a simple role to manifest Hemingway’s feeling into his whole mind to captivate the reader. Hemingway used a simple story to show what the masculinity of man is, Santiago didn’t escape from sharks’ strong assault, and he fought against the large number of sharks by his first instinct. He didn’t have a sense of helplessness and complain about anything. He stood up...
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  • Zoo or Prison - 408 Words
    Zoo or Prison People always say that animals are our friends; that is why we’d like to go to zoos to see those animals. But are the animals happy about being locked in cages and being seen by people everyday? Or do they want to live in the environments that they are supposed to live? Of course we are never able to know what an animal thinks, but I know one thing for sure, I don’t want to live in a cage and to be showed to people everyday. Keeping animals in the zoos stops them from being...
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  • 2-Minute Wisdom by Mike Murdock
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  • Essay: A Visit to the Zoo
    A Visit to the Zoo Zoo is a place where all sorts of tame and wild animals are kept. There are birds and beasts which tell us about the flora and fauna of our country as well as foreign countries. It is in this respect a giver of knowledge and information. Delhi zoo is housed in the Purana Kila on the Mathura Road. It has a fine and rare collection of birds and animals from all parts of the world. The zoo is spread over several acres of land. The birds and animals are kept, as far as...
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  • African Ecosystem - 621 Words
    African Ecosystem African Ecosystem The individual organism being a lion on the African wilderness is an endanger species that struggles in life to feed it self, and its pack members. In Africa there are animals that need to eat other animals to survive, and the lion is on the top chain. The producers of these ecosystems are plant that animals consume to survive in the harsh environment that Africa percents to this animals. The consumers are those animals that eat plants and animals to...
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  • Giraffe Essay - 529 Words
    Today, not many people know much about giraffes; these animals live a very interesting life since the day that they’re born. Giraffes are the tallest animals on Earth. They eat about 100 pounds of leaves and fruits from trees everyday. These animals have a calm and easy going life. That is why if I had to choose to be any animal on Earth, it has to be a giraffe because the live calm and easy lives, they don’t have to worry about being prey to other animals, and they don’t have to sleep much....
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  • Written Task on a Dolls House - a Fable
    Written Task 1 Narrative text – Fable Fable on Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House. Student Name: Seif El Din El Nadoury IB Candidate number: Session: IB English language & literature HL Universal American School Dubai Date: 17/12/2012 Rationale Word Count: 297 Fable Word Count: 997 Rationale: In this fable, I will try to illustrate the themes of money and reputation in the drama A Doll’s House by Henrik Ibsen; and how having them as a priority in your life...
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  • The Ghost in the Darkness - 313 Words
    The Ghost and the Darkness The Ghost and the Darkness is a great movie that incorporates a historic struggle with conflict between man vs. nature, and man vs. man. Col. John Patterson is presented with the task of building a bridge to expand the British railroad in Africa. He is forced into leaving his pregnant wife behind while he travels to Tsavo, Africa where he must live and work. The colonel is then faced with a struggle between man and nature where he must protect the people from lions...
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  • Endangered Species - 5677 Words
    The Asiatic lion (Panthera leo persica), also known as the Indian lion, is a lion subspecies that exists as a single isolated population in India's Gujarat State. It is listed as Endangered by IUCN based on the small population size.[1] The lion population has steadily increased in Gir Forest National Park, more than doubling from a low of 180 individuals in 1974 to a level of 411 individuals consisting of 97 adult males, 162 adult females, 75 sub-adults, and 77 cubs as of April 2010.[3] The...
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  • The Jaguar - 426 Words
    The Jaguar 1. It implies that the apes admire their fleas and are to lazy tp do anything about them, where as you would think that they would want rid of the fleas because they would surely be bothered by them. 2.The simile gives me a dramatic picture of the parrots as by saying 'shriek as if they were on fire' gives me the image of the being very load and frantic. 3.The figure of speech in line three is a simile and suggests to me that the parrots were flaunting themselves 'like cheap...
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  • The Asiatic Cheetah - Essay - 862 Words
    Francesca Caravello 3/8/12 The Asiatic Cheetah The Asiatic Cheetah is a wild cat that can be found in Northern Iran and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is estimated that only fifty to sixty of these big cats remain in the wild. These cats live approximately twelve to fourteen years on average. Asiatic cheetahs are very rare and nearly extinct. This cat is considered the fastest land mammal in the world. There are so many threats to this cheetah even while it’s endangered, such...
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  • what animal would you like to be and why
    If I were to be an animal, I would be an African Lion. The African Lion is an animal that describes my strengths and attributes perfectly and has characteristics that I would love to call my own. The African Lion has been called “the King of Beasts” for centuries, due to its majestic appearance and the fact that it is at the top of the food chain. I too would like the respect the African Lion receives and the title that it has been given. If I were an African Lion I would be able to bake in...
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  • The Tiger Who Would Be King by James Thurber
    In this story, the tiger is depicted as being selfish. He seeks for his self-interest even though his actions finally make other people in trouble or even die. He does not care for common well-being or general welfare. For example, the tiger wants to be "king of the beasts" so that he battles the current king, Lion, which leads to a confusing battle of all the creatures in the jungle. The tiger is imaginative. From the passage, the tiger even imagines that the moon will be "yellow" with...
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  • Cry of the Kalahari - 1475 Words
    Cry of the Kalahari Mark and Delia Owens were two students that studied biology at the University of Georgia. They both shared a dream of saving part of Africa's wilderness that is endangered or going extinct. They researched and made conversation projects based on the endangered wildlife in Africa for twenty-three years. They got married then shortly after they sold everything they owned and used the money to buy tickets and supplies and headed to Africa. They lived in tents for seven years...
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  • Big Five - 507 Words
    Wildlife in South Africa South Africa has a large variety of wildlife, including snakes, birds, plains animals, and predators. South Africa has the largest population of Ostrich in the world. The Ostrich is the largest bird in the world. The big five are among the most dangerous, yet most popular species for big game hunters to hunt. South Africa’s Big Five: lion, buffalo, rhino, elephant, leopard Lion: This, the so-called King of Beasts, is on everybody's list of animals...
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  • Purpose of the Lion's Mane - 1486 Words
    The purpose of the male lion's mane has long perplexed biologists. Because female lions roam in groups of three or four, and allow only one male to reside with them, competition between males is fierce. Rival males often fight to the death-with their enormous teeth and claws-to gain coveted access to a pride. This led many biologists - including Charles Darwin - to assume that the function of the thick manes was to make it harder for attackers to reach the vulnerable throat area. But over the...
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  • Ligers - 468 Words
    Introduction: When you were a child did you ever think about what it would look like if you combined two different animals? Well, so have a lot of other people. These crossbreed animals are called hybrids. I am going to address a specific type of crossbreed known as the Liger. Many people think the liger is a made up creature a lot like the combined animals you thought of as a child. But Ligers are actually a living animal unlike any other in the world. And today I am going to open your eyes...
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  • Buffalo Resaerch - 1970 Words
    Introduction Wildlife refers to non-domesticated free ranging animals in their naturally associated environment or habitat which includes terrestrial vertebrates, mammals and birds. The wildlife product we chose as a group is the Cape buffalo which is known by some people as the African Buffalo. 2 The group met on four consecutive occasions and the medium used for our research was all internet based. Thus the Google search engine was used throughout. This project would bring to bear...
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  • Symbiosis: Mutualism - 294 Words
     The Olive Baboon and the African Elephant have a mutual symbiotic relationship (Mutualism). The olive baboon inhabits 25 African countries ranging from the east and west coast of the continent. Their habitats are defined as the savanna, living in wide plains of grasslands. The African elephant can be found in many areas of Africa. Their main habitats are dense forests and woodlands. When the land gets dry and there is no water, the elephants are known to dig “wells” in the sand to create...
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  • The Tiger Who Would Be King
    xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Mr. Smith Honors English – Period 6 19 January 2013 Ambiguity and Irony in the Tiger Who Would Be King James Thurber weaves ambiguity and irony into “The Tiger Who Would Be King” and allows them to influence the readers understanding and perception of the characters, themes, and plots in various ways. For example, ambiguity, a lack of clarity, presents itself when the brash and volatile tiger arrogantly declares “I’ll be king of beasts by the time the moon rises” (312)....
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  • animal kingdom - 538 Words
    CLASSIFICATION Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Acinonyx Species: jubatus Cheetahs: Physical Characteristics Cheetahs are the fastest animals in the world they are able to reach speeds of 112kmph but only for short distances.The average cheetah weighs around 50 to 60kg. Also has a height of 70-90 cm and a length of 112-135cm. The cheetah is light brown and its covered with...
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  • sewage treatment - 2154 Words
    The smallest of the big cats The word leopard stems from the Greek word lion and panther, and in ancient times, it was believed that it is a hybrid of both. The leopard has featured in the art, mythology and folklore of many countries where it has historically occurred from ancient Greece to Rome. 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....
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  • A visit to a zoo - 275 Words
    Our school broke up for the winter vacations. One day I went to Vandalur zoo with my friends. The entry was by tickets. We went up several steps to purchase the tickets. Then we entered the zoo. We walked up and down. A deep canal ran parallel to the footpath. Beyond the canal there were small trees. The cages of the birds were hanging down the branches of the trees. Their multi-coloured feathers gleamed into sunlight. Next we saw a small water pond with many kinds of birds swimming...
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  • My Visit to the National Zoo
    My Visit To The National Zoo 1. A zoo is an interesting place for people of all ages and callings. 2. But it is particularly fascinating for children and young. 3. One Friday, I along with some of my friends, went to visit the national zoo at Mirpur, Dhaka. 4. We went there by bus. 5. When I reached there, I was much amazed finding various kinds of animals and birds at a time. 6. At first we went into the shed in which the monkeys were. 7. Before...
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  • Panchtantra - 49465 Words
    The Great Panchatantra Tales (For more than two and a half millennia, the Panchatantra tales have regaled children and adults alike with a moral at the end of every story. Some believe that they are as old as the RigVeda. There is also another story about these fables. According to it, these are stories Shiva told his consort Parvati. The present series is based on the Sanskrit original. ) A king, worried that his three sons are without the wisdom to live in a world of wile and guile, asks...
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  • Gir Sanctaury - 1240 Words
    The Gir Forest National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary is a forest and wildlife sanctuary in Gujarat, India. Established in 1965, with a total area of 1412 km² (about 258 km² for the fully protected area (the national park) and 1153 km² for the Sanctuary), the park is located 65 km to the south-east of Junagadh and 60 km to south west of Amreli. It is the sole home of the pure Asiatic Lions (Panthera leo persica) and is considered to be one of the most important protected areas in Asia due to its...
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  • Etosha - 548 Words
    Etosha: Place of Dry Water Etosha is an ecosystem that contains many interacting species of organisms and their physical environment. As the seasons change, the temperature and climate affect the biotic and abiotic factors. Biotic factors are the living organisms that are affected by abiotic factors. Abiotic factors are the non-living or physical factor that directly affects the living organisms. Etosha displays all type of biotic and abiotic factors as the seasons change and the rainy seasons...
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  • The Dying Lioness - 438 Words
    Nicholas Reese Art History Test #1 Essay Prompt #2 “Dying Lioness” The Dying Lioness a small detail of one of the many Assyrian relief carvings that were found during the Assyrian rule. The Relief itself was titled Ashurbanipal hunting Lions and belonged to the North Palace of Ashurbanipal. It was created in 645 to 640 BCE and like many reliefs; it pictured a hunt taking place. It was average sized at about five and a half feet tall and carved out of Gypsum rock giving itself a red hue....
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  • Totem Pole Project - 412 Words
    When I think of butterflies, I think of how beautiful and lovely they are. Although, sometimes I forget that they were once little caterpillars. Butterflies pass through a very challenging metamorphosis before they become these enchanting precious creatures. Just as a chrysalis can turn into divine butterfly, I too can reach all my goals in life. All the hard work I put into life will make me succeed, as all the hardships little caterpillars go through will make them into beautiful butterflies....
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  • Wildlife & Conservation Statistics - 761 Words
    Wildlife & Conservation Statistics Extinction of Species • Every 20 minutes, the world adds another 3,500 human lives but loses one or more entire species of animal or plant life - at least 27,000 species per year. (Source: PBS) • At the present rates of extinction, as many as 20% of the world's 7-15 million species could be gone in the next 30 years. This rate of extinction has been unprecedented since the disappearance of dinosaurs 65 million years ago (Source: WWF). Habitat Destruction...
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  • Rudyard Kipling - 351 Words
    The short story “How the Leopard Got His Spots” by Rudyard Kipling starts out in a time when all animals in the High Veldt were very plain. The leopard was the most plain and blended in with the yellowish sand color of the desert the best. This enabled him to hide and kill the other animals like the zebra and giraffe with ease. There was also an Ethiopian man, who lived on the High Veldt with the Leopard; and the two would hunt together. Eventually the other animals realized they needed a change...
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  • Biome Essay - 374 Words
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