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  • snakes - 404 Words
     A very good morning to our lecturer and fellow friends, today, before I begin my speech, I would like to tell you, by the end of our presentation, we will ask one question related to our presentation and the lucky person who answered our question will get this bar of sneaker. Now, shout out to all Harry Potter fans here, I’m sure that there is one thing that will come into your mind when I say ‘Slytherin’. Snakes yes? Yes…today, we are going to give a presentation about snakes....
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  • Snake - 508 Words
    Analysis of Theme in “Snake” A theme found in the poem “Snake” is that the respect man has for nature hinges on the difference between instinct and learned behavior. D.H. Lawrence expresses this theme through the use of similes and conflict. The literary elements used in the poem help clearly point out this meaningful message. As the poem begins, the narrator comes across a golden-brown snake as he approached his water trough. At first, the narrator shows respect and admiration for the...
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  • The Snake - 486 Words
    The story The Snake, by John Steinbeck begins with Dr. Phillips leaving the tide pools after collecting specimens and arriving at a building nearby on the cannery street of Monterey. He enters the building and we see a laboratory with rats and snakes, a dissecting table and even cats in pens. One would conclude that he is a scientist. He builds a fire and heats up dinner. There is nothing very fancy about his laboratory. In fact, it seems like he lives very simply. He lays out his starfish and...
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  • Snake Venom - 2935 Words
    Intro “Each year around 1 million people world wide are bitten by snakes, and around 30,000 to 40,000 of the snake bite victims die from the venomous injection of a venomous snake. Of the 2,000 species of snakes, about 400 are venomous. The cobra, coral snake, and rattlesnake are common examples of venomous snakes.” (Snake2). Knowing this information and more can possibly save yours or somebody else’s life when put into a situation when you have been bitten by a snake and can’t identify...
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  • Snake Venom - 5173 Words
    Venom Venom Types Methods of Production Methods of Delivery Offense or Defense? Lethal injection or False alarm? Mysteries Warnings To most people venom and snakes go hand in hand. It is commonly believed that all snakes are venomous, but this is an erroneous belief. Of the 2.700 known species of snake only 300 are venomous. So what is venom, how did snakes get it and why do they have it? These are questions that have interested herpetologists and other scientists alike. Venom itself...
    5,173 Words | 15 Pages
  • venomous snakes - 313 Words
     Extracting anti-venom job description Have you ever wanted to extract anti-venom? If you have keep wanted to extract anti-venom then keep reading. Extracting anti-venom is an important job in the U.S. since most Aanti-venom saves most many people’s lives that areof many people that get ( find out how many get bit each year) bit by poisonous snakes. It is a dangerous job because some snakes can whip around and bite you while you are extracting their venom. Most venom that is...
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  • Snake Venom - 4566 Words
    by Obiebi Enifome Sonia INTRODUCTION Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder serpents that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears. It is commonly believed that all snakes are venomous but that is an erroneous believes. Of all the 2700 known species of snakes only 300 are venomous. Most species are non venomous and those that have venom use it primarily to kill and subdue prey rather than for self defense. Some posses...
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  • Snake Firm - 1346 Words
    Background This profile envisages the establishment of a snake farm for the production of venom with a capacity of 100 gm per annum. The present demand for the proposed product is estimated at 5,500 kg per annum. The demand is expected to reach at 11,434 kg by the year 2022. The plant will create employment opportunities for 27 persons. Venom is a poison of animal origin usually restricted to poisons that are...
    1,346 Words | 7 Pages
  • constrictor snakes - 550 Words
    Nick Hardesty Environmental science May 29, 2014 Constrictors What would you do if you walked up upon a 20 foot snake or bigger? How big can the giant constrictor snakes get? What do they eat? Where do they live? These are giant snakes what would you do if you end up face to face with a snake that could kill you and possibly eat you. I will discuss three different types of constrictors the anaconda, African Rock python, Burmese python. Some may wonder how big can the snakes get and how much...
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  • Snake Bites - 1710 Words
    Bob was walking in the woods one day when his life was put in great danger. He had just stepped over a log when he felt a sharp sting on the back of his leg. He looked down and saw two small puncture wounds on his leg. The stinging sensation instantly went throughout his body and that was when he saw a snake still laying beside the log he had just stepped over. Bob had many questions running through his snakes With it’s long slender body the snake’s probably the funniest shaped creature you...
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  • Lawrence Snake - 715 Words
    The duality of the last part in the poem - where he reflects on the pettiness of his actions - can be seen as a result of the contrast between a crisis response which is ‘appropriate’ (attacking the snake as education and social convention would prescribe), and a crisis response which is ‘manly,’ that is allowing the snake freedom to traverse the area and leave in peace. His poem manages to combine subtle observations of a short, tension-filled drama with the insights of a moral thinker and...
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  • Hunting Snake - 310 Words
    In the beginning of “Hunting Snake” Judith Wright it gives you the feeling of a perfection with the “sun-warmed ”during the “late season’s grace” and “autumn’s gentlest sky”. “Sun-warmed” gives you a cozy feeling. “Late season’s grace”, the word “grace” can normally be connected to the word beauty. Lastly “autumn’s gentlest sky”, the season “autumn” usually gives you the impression of a quiet and calm place, “gentlest” makes you feel relax which also adds on to the calmness of autumn. The poet...
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  • The Snake Attack - 797 Words
    It was the year 1983, when I was young, I was terrified of snakes, and I was forced to go to a wedding where snakes passed around. When I was supposed to give one of the snakes to my father, I hesitated, giving the snake, enough time to bite my father’s artery .He died in a matter of minutes. Twenty years later, I was still scared of snakes, while my elder brother teased me about it. Thinking that he was to help me to get over from phobia, my brother went to a Native American snake...
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  • Fear Of Snakes - 283 Words
    FEAR OF SNAKES On a particular day, a friend of mine called me on my phone and he told me he wanted to see me. As soon as I got his message, I went to see him immediately. When I got to his house, I saw him playing with the snakes he bought recently from the vet. He told me he bought one of the snakes for me, but I refused to keep the snake. As I was trying to avoid contact with him, and he realized I was scared of snakes. However, I'm terrified of snakes for several reasons. To begin with,...
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  • Evolution of Snakes - 809 Words
    The Evolution of Snakes Rafferty Crawford BIO/101 July 17, 2012 Peter Karanja The Evolution of Snakes Snakes are a diverse group of squamates that include about 2900 species of boas, colubrids, pythons, vipers, blind snakes, mole vipers, and sunbeam snakes (Pickrell, 2010). Snakes, like all living things, are a product of the process of evolution. Evolution allows species to change over time in response to environmental factors to produce entirely new species. As diverse as they are...
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  • HUNTING SNAKE - 716 Words
    The poem Hunting Snake by Judith Wright perspicuously describes and seems to be about the encounter of a man along with his companion calmly walking through a forest astonished by a fascinating big black snake. Throughout the poem, we see that the speaker is very captivated towards the snake and it seems like he lost interest at the end but we can realize that this is actually a representative for amazement unexpectedly coming to life and also leaving and we having no control over it. Using...
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  • Cobra Snakes - 2069 Words
    Snakes are fun to know about. They are scary, poisonous createars that killed many people. And cobras are one of the most famous snakes (Cleopatra used an Egyptian cobra to kill herself). So, I choose cobras to make a research on. Cobras Cobras are venomous snakes of family Elapidae, of several genera. They generally inhabit tropical and desert regions of Asia and Africa. Cobras kill their prey, usually small rodents and birds, by injecting a neurotoxin through their hollow fangs. The King...
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  • Snake by Dh Lawrence - 1070 Words
    Michael Giese English IV-4 Mr. Russow SNAKE David Herbert Richards Lawrence was born in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England on September 11, 1885. His poem Snake was written while he was living in Taormina, Sicily in 1920. The poem is actually derived from an experience there(Groliers). In all, Lawrence published 11 novels in his lifetime, 5 volumes of plays, 9 volumes of essays, and several short story collections. Of these, Snake was one of his most famous poems. The poem can also be...
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  • My Razy Snake Adventure
    Grant Poole 4A 8/13/12 This is a story about my crazy snake adventure. My crazy snake adventure started when I woke up to go for my last day of Middle School at JFK. It started out like any other morning; I woke up, ate breakfast, put on clothes, and got ready to start the day. Because it was the last day of school a bunch of us kids decided to walk home instead of taking the bus. Little did I know this walk home would be one to remember… About an hour before the afternoon announcements...
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  • Emily Dickinson’s “the Snake”
    Josh Mclawhorn Eng 232 Professor Etheridge 9/24/2012 Emily Dickinson’s “The Snake” “The snake” by Emily Dickinson is a 24 line poem describing an encounter with a snake in the grass. The six stanzas of the poem flow together in an ABCB rhyme scheme yet are not formalized into any specific meter. “The Snake” says that Dickinson shares a friendly and appreciative connection with a snake because it is being of nature, just as she is a being of nature; but even while she appreciates this...
    1,965 Words | 5 Pages
  • Snakecharmer" and "In the Snake Park
    The poem, "Snakecharmer", is a poem that conveys an underlying theme of power and control, as represented by the snakecharmer, through the nature of the snakes and their relationship with the snakecharmer. There is no consistent rhyme scheme to the poem, and almost all the stanzas in the poem have run-on lines to the following stanza. The effect these create is a general atmosphere of inconsistency and disorder. The run-on lines also place an emphasis upon the last word of the stanza and...
    1,455 Words | 4 Pages
  • Snakes Research Paper - 770 Words
    Snakes by: Noah Manders A snake is a long limbless reptile that has no eyelids, a short tail, and jaws that are capable of considerable extension. Some snakes have a venomous bite. Snakes have a very highly developed sense of sight, taste, hearing and feeling. They use their senses to find their prey. Some snakes kill their prey by injecting venom into the animal by bite or they can use their strength and wrap around their prey, squeezing the animal to death. ...
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  • The Biochemistry of Snake Venom. - 2064 Words
    Overview Snake venom is the poison fluid normally secreted by venomous snakes when biting. It is produced in the glands, and injected by the fangs. Snake venom is used to immobilize and/or kill prey, and used secondarily in defence. It is a clear, viscous fluid of amber or straw colour. There are two main types of venom produced by snakes, containing primarily either: *Neurotoxins - these attack the nervous system. *Hemotoxins - these attack the circulatory system. While most snakes' venom...
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  • essay on hunting snake - 510 Words
    Hunting Snake by Judith Wright Sun-warmed in this late season’s grace under the autumn’s gentlest sky we walked, and froze half-through a pace. The great black snake went reeling by. Head down, tongue flickering on the trail he quested through the parting grass, sun glazed his curves of diamond scale and we lost breath to see him pass. What track he followed, what small food fled living from his fierce intent, we scarcely thought; still as we stood our eyes went with him as he went....
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  • Snake by D.H. Lawrence - 1211 Words
    Hillary Taylor English 1302/Vasbinder June 9, 2012 Essay 1/TPCAST/Final I’m Sorry My Snake In the poem “Snake,” D.H. Lawrence will discuss someone who has wronged him or done something deceitful to him. As one can see in the following paragraph, Lawrence’s poem “Snake,” is about the narrator’s encounter with a venomous snake at a water trough. The narrator appears to be a man who owns the water trough, and comes to it quite often. Once he arrives at the trough, the narrator sees that he...
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  • Hunting Snake and Cockroach - 407 Words
    The poems “Hunting Snake” and “The Cockroach” are very different but also vastly similar poems. The predominant language feature that is common in both poems is an extended metaphor – this is used in “Hunting Snake” to represent the colonisation of the Aborigines in Ancient Australia, and in “The Cockroach” to represent human nature, values and the way we live our lives. The poem “Hunting Snake” is obviously a poem about a group of people coming across a snake, staring in awe at its beauty and...
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  • the art of snake charming - 6049 Words
    Table of Contents Title: Page no. Introduction …................................................................... 5-6 Background ….................................................................... 7-8 Areas of Research ……………………………………………………………. 9-12 Hypothesis ….....................................................................
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  • Bad work on hunting snake
    How does Judith Wright portray the snake in “Hunting Snake” The poem “Hunting snake” talks about the poets experience as the Judith Wright and her companion on a very pleasant autumn day see a black snake that slithers quickly through the pathway to catch its prey. The poem mostly concentrates on the reaction of the poem towards the snake and how she portrays it. The poet has portrayed the snake in this poem in many ways. In stanza one of the poem, Wright describes the snake as “The great...
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  • snake killa masta booo
     More than a dozen years ago, Burmese pythons found their way into the wilds of Florida. Once household pets, they had either escaped or were released, and today, after years of breeding, the mainland around Everglades National Park contains tens of thousands of the snakes… which can feast on rare and endangered species. Birth of Python Patrol While pythons aren’t known to attack people, they are voracious and indiscriminate eaters. They have been known to eat a wide range of...
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  • Snake Bites Venom and Anti-Venom
    SNAKE BITES VENOM AND ANTI-VENOM Snake venom is modified saliva and is produced by modified saliva glands. Venoms are rich in hydrolithic enzymes, a complex mix of polypeptides, nucleases, peptidases, etc., which help digest the snake's prey. Some of them also enhance or contribute to the toxic effect of the venom. As early as 1949 it was shown that an enzyme from the Bothrops species produces a vasodilation resulting from the production of a hypotensor neuropeptide, bradykinin. This had...
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  • Incorporation of Snake Cult in Indian Religion
    Evolution Deities Aspect Introduction: India has seen the birth of many cults and religions. A lot of factor governs the beginning of these cults. It is common knowledge that many deities in Indian religion were began to worship out of fear. As humans it is soothing for us to believe in a super power which is capable of giving as well as ridding us off our problems. This principle applied for animals too and it became the basis of animal worship in India, as all the...
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  • Salvation: Serpent and Snake-handling Services
    Salvation on Sand Mountain Cause and Effect Essay The trial of Glenn Summerford intrigued Dennis Covington and caused him to think about snake handling churches. Covington began to embark on a journey to his self-discovery after his coverage of Glenn's trial. During the trial Dennis noticed that he was becoming extremely interested in snake-handling services. He also realized that he was confused about who he really was. The trial made Covington understand that he needs to explore the...
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  • Impact and Control of the Brown Tree Snake as an Invasive Species
    Impact and Control of the Brown Tree Snake as an Invasive Species on Guam by Karen Myers Introduction “Invasive species are a rapidly growing problem, and in many areas, they are the second-most-important cause of species declines” (Perry & Vice, 2009, p. 993). Often times, the invasive problem is by accident due to transportation of the species, but at times is intentional. This paper will review the history of the Brown Tree Snake as an invasive species, a species description of...
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  • Use of Imagery in "Hunting Snake" by Judith Wright
    Q. Which words and images are the most striking in the poem? How do they have this effect? A. ‘Hunting snake’ is a simple poem about a simple moment. However, there is a powerful message behind it as well. A very striking aspect is that something as trivial as a snake can be the focus of someone’s life at a particular moment. The diction used in this poem creates contrasting images, which are both positive and negative. This is the law of nature as well, nothing is entirely good and nothing is...
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  • Compare and Contrast Coral vs Milk Snake
    Coral Snake or Milk Snake Many people find it difficult to determine a coral snake from the milk snake (also known as the scarlet snake) because, they are so much alike. Being able to distinguish the coral from the milk snake is very important and could become the matter of life or death especially if accidentally bitten. Although the coral snake and milk snake share many similarities, they certainly have their differences as well. Milk snakes are appealing to the eye in relevance to their...
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  • Similarities of Characters: Ervin D. Krause's The Snake and Shirley Jackson's The Lottery
    An Essay Explaining the Similarities of Characters in the Stories “The Snake” by Ervin D. Krause and “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson The population of the world is more than seven billion and it is still increasing. Babies are born and people die, and that is a part of nature. Many kids start their life into families that come from different backgrounds and have different beliefs, and that is called tradition. Tradition is a powerful motivator because it can alter the human being's instinct...
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  • Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia, by Dennis Covington.
    Dennis Covington writes about the snake handling rituals that go on in Scottsboro, Alabama, in March on 1992. While going to the services held at the churches, Covington realizes that he is not only doing a story on other people's religions, but that he is also discovering his own religion. Covington creates feelings of sympathy and disgust for me while he talks about snake handling in southern churches. Through Covington's eyes I was exposed to his spiritual journey, family, and southern...
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  • Post 1914 Poetry Comparison. D. H. Lawrence, Snake. Sylvia Plath, Medallion.
    English Literature Coursework. Post 1914 poetry comparison. D. H. Lawrence, Snake. Sylvia Plath, Medallion. By close reference to these poems compare and contrast the views of snakes presented by Lawrence and Plath. In your answer you should consider: • The tone of the poems and language used. • The moral and philosophical agendas of the poets. In this essay I will try to compare two poems, the first of which is by D. H. Lawrence entitled Snake. The second is by Sylvia Plath...
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  • The process of digestion - 601 Words
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  • An Analysis of Edward Abbey's Feelings toward the Creatures of the Natural World as Determined by "The Serpents of Paradise"
    Edward Abbey shows a great respect for nature, elevating it perhaps above men in his essay "The Serpents of Paradise". He does this on many levels and in several ways. His writing shows awe for nature in his very descriptions. The joy he takes in nature shows itself also in the powerful imagery he uses. It is a very raw and emotive feeling he projects, while at the same time in a rational scientific light. His love for the natural world and his elevation of it is powerful and stunning. The...
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  • Biology Lab - 258 Words
    1. Nature, 2001 2. David W. Pfennig, Karin S. Pfennig, and William R. Harcombe 3. Batesian Mimicry: When a harmless species mimics a dangerous species to confuse them so they are not harmed. Sympatric: A speciation in which new species evolve from a single ancestral species while inhabiting the same geographic region. Allopatric: Occurring in separate, nonoverlapping geographic areas 4. Organism- Reptile Genus- Micrurus Species- fulvius Common Names- Coral Snake...
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  • Death Adder - 420 Words
    Death Adder Physical Traits/Characteristics The Death adder would hide under loose leaf litters or debris and wait for its prey (it even takes some days) while wiggling its grub-like tail to lure its prey. When an animal approaches its grub looking tail, the Death adder quickly strikes, injecting its venom and slowly leaves it to die before eating it. The venom it ejects comes from its teeth, which is probably around 6.2 millimetres long. Habitat/Locality Death Adders prefer to hide...
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  • Exotic Pets - 1037 Words
    Exotic Pets The problem with exotic pet ownership has been escalating over the years, especially in the last ten to fifteen years alone. Many state governments in the last couple years have been trying to pass laws and different measures to deal with this issues such as an Ohio lawmaker that is proposing a new law that would ban people from owning most exotic animals starting in 2014 (Weekly Reader News Addition) and in Tennessee where lawmakers pitch new exotic ownership rules which would...
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  • Diamondback Rattlesnakes - 1325 Words
    Shane Flaskamp September 21st 2012 Diamondback Rattlesnakes Have you ever walked out to your back yard to see a rattlesnake sunning itself, only to kill it because you thought it dangerous? The diamondback rattlesnake is a fearsome pit viper with sharp fangs and powerful venom. Both the Western and Eastern diamondback pose serious threats to human life, with the Eastern diamondback being the most dangerous snake found in North America. While most people that receive a diamondback bite...
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  • Hero - 450 Words
    Hero Deep in Southern California there once was a family, a single mother and her only son Kevin. They also had a dog which they loved very much as if it was another son for the mother. The life they were leading was like a fairytale because the whole family were very happy and delighted. However there was one day they lived and dreaded for there whole lives… One day Kevin was playing outside with his friends, the way he always did almost everyday of his wife. What he didn’t realise was...
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  • Austin - 270 Words
    Evidence | Patriot or Traitor | Explanation | It must be by his death, and for my partI know no personal cause to spurn at himBut for the general. He would be crowned.How that might change his nature, there’s the question.It is the bright day that brings forth the adderAnd that craves wary walking. Crown him that,And then I grant we put a sting in himThat at his will he may do danger with. | Traitor | Brutus is contemplating on what kind of King Caesar would be if he were to be crowned. He...
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  • English Paper - 3323 Words
    Name ap eP m e tr .X w Candidate Number w w Centre Number s er ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE om .c UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS International General Certificate of Secondary Education 0510/02 Paper 2 Reading and Writing (Extended) October/November 2006 2 hours Candidates answer on the Question Paper. No Additional Materials are required. READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST Write your Centre number, candidate number and name...
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  • Im Alive - 760 Words
    The television show I’m Alive, episode “Ambushed” makes viewers re-think holding a snake without it being identified by an expert. A biology teacher told her students that they could find animals in the wild, bring them into school, and she would identify them. In their classroom, there were turtles, spiders, frogs, snakes, and more. The teacher told the students that they could hold any of the animals that they wanted to without permission. Rusty Van Wert and Caleb Snow went over to a...
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  • Scariest Places On Earth - 1015 Words
    The last time we had a presentation, it was about either Dubai or Canada. We saw what amazing places we could go to in those countries. And today I'm going to take you to other places. But they're not quite the same. In fact not at all. So buckle up your seatbelts so we can head to the scariest places on Earth. First of all comes Jacob's Well in Texas. Jacob’s well is a tunnel opening that goes straight down for about 30 feet before leveling off into a huge underwater tunnel system. At least...
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  • Burmese Pythons in Everglades - 445 Words
    Burmese Python Saint Leo University Introduction Many people get the urge to own a pet and impulsively go and acquire one. Where they go wrong is that they fail to realize the amount of responsibility that comes with owing a pet. When it is time to assume those responsibilities the owner often will become overwhelmed and simply let the animal go free into the wild. Some animals survive, some of them can’t, and others like the Burmese python adapt in ways that we didn’t...
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  • The Drover's Wife - 417 Words
    There are a lot of reasons to both pity and admire the Drover's wife. She has many resonsibilities. She has been left to maintain a household in the middle of nowhere with four children will her husband is absent. For her courage, love and devotion to keep her children safe from harm and to keep the place in order is to be admired. However, for her lack of socialisation, time and not having a man around to help her I pity her. The Drover's wife showes courage by overcoming everything that the...
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  • Black Mamba - 3369 Words
    For other uses, see Black mamba (disambiguation). Black mamba A black mamba in a defensive posture Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)[1] Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Squamata Suborder: Serpentes Family: Elapidae Genus: Dendroaspis Species: D. polylepis Binomial name Dendroaspis polylepis Günther, 1864[2][3] In orange, range of D. polylepis In green, D. polylepis may or...
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  • A Guide to Ball Pythons - 8818 Words
    Ball Python Guide *Natural History* Ball Pythons, Python regius (also know as Royal Python) are a relatively small and docile specie of snake, which are native to Western and West-Central Africa. If you have purchased a Ball Python from a pet store, chances are it was born in either Togo, Benin, or Ghana. They are called 'Ball Pythons' because, when frightened, they coil around their head and into a ball. Ball pythons are in the same scientific family as other Boas and Pythons, as such...
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  • Black Mamba - 409 Words
    Blake Dawson 12-5-12 Period 1 Ms. Chylek Black Mamba The black mamba is one of the deadliest creatures on the planet, and one of the most feared in some parts of the world. Its scientific name is Dendroaspis polylepis. If bitten by a black mamba, you have 20 minutes to live unless you get antivenin in this time. It can grow up to 14 feet long, and is commonly up to 10 feet long, and is a formidable foe to all animals. In captive, it has lived up to 10 years, but they may be able to live...
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  • Metaphor of Santa Cristina - 548 Words
    Ms. Costa ENG4U 5th October 2012 The Metaphor of Santa Cristina The strong belief humans have in idols and superstitions is utterly absurd. People aren’t free to pursue what they believe but rather are forced to comply with rules and beliefs people have made up in form of religion. When it comes to religion, individuals should be free to practice whatever they believe in and shouldn’t feel obligated to partake in a particular form of religion. Cristina Innocente’s...
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  • No Idea - 445 Words
    Questions for Poison by Roald Dahl 1. Timber states, “The bite is quite deadly except sometimes when you catch it at once”. Toward the end of the story, Harry calls Ganderbai a “dirty little sewer rat” and “You dirty black--.” What is the relationship between Timber’s statement and Harry’s statement? 2. How do we know that Harry is very “refined,” according to Timber (What does Timber spot on Harry’s pajamas?) 3. What is the denotative definition of “refined”? What is the...
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  • Anything - 1288 Words
    Australian Brown Snake, Australia The Brown Snake. That’s it. That’s the best name they could come up with. It’s our deadliest snake, for Pete’s sake. Why couldn’t they have called it the ‘Goliath Serpent’, or the ‘Tyrannosaurus Viper’? Surely ‘Brown Snake’ far too unglamorous for the snake that has been responsible for more snake bite deaths than any other in Australia. The main reason it’s so dangerous? It’s as common as mud. The Brown Snake is pretty much everywhere people are, and is...
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  • Speech About the Places of Interest in Penang Island
    I'm suppose to be giving a short speach about the places of interest in Penang Island.Please help to correct any mistakes or give any of your ideas to make this more interesting . There are many interesting places in Penang Island.My family and I visited several of the interesting places there during the last school holidays.First we went to the Gurney Drive.The Gurney Drive is most famous for its hawker stalls offering a mouth-watering varieties of Penang specialties such as hokkien mee,...
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  • Xiao an - 19716 Words
    7.4 Sample Questions Each of the reading comprehension questions is based on the content of a passage. After reading the passage answer all questions pertaining to it on the basis of what is stated or implied in the passage. For each question, select the best answer of the choices given. Line Ecoefficiency (measures to minimize environmental impact through the reduction or elimination of waste from production processes) has become a goal for companies worldwide, with many realizing significant...
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  • The Chicano Identity - 764 Words
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