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Analysis of a Character from The Things They Carr
Analysis of a Character from The Things They Carr

This 2088 word essay (9 pages) is about The Things They Carried, Women in the New Testament, Martha, Love letter, Fiction, Literature, Arts

Analysis of a Character from "The Things They Carried" Jessica Holmes Composition III/Literature -ENG 1300 S01 South University Online Analysis of Character of "The Things They Carried" In Tim O\'Brien\'s "The Things They Carried," the one of the characters in the story is the protagonist and dynamic character, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross was a 24 year old soldier in the Vietnam War. First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carries a numerous amount of objects along with the...

Analytical Essay of Langston Hughes Poem
Analytical Essay of Langston Hughes Poem

This 912 word essay (5 pages) is about American literature, Literature, Jazz poetry, Guggenheim Fellows, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Omega Psi Phi, African-American literature, Hughes

Jessica Holmes Composition III/Literature -ENG 1300 S01 South University Online Langston Hughes was a writer who wrote during the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes, although one of many black writer\'s, was considered one of the first black authors. Hughes wrote many poems that covered themes such as, racism, myth, poverty, history, universal freedom, integration, and transitoriness. Hughes 1951 poem, "Theme for English B," speaks of Hughes being the only colored student in his class and wondering if...

Essay
Essay

This 1236 word essay (6 pages) is about Slavery, Frederick Douglass, Lecturers, United States, African diaspora, Douglass, Memphis, Tennessee, African-American literature, Fredrick, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

Literary Analysis : Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass Jessica Holmes South University Online ENG2003 S01 - World Literature II Week 1, Assignment 3 Stephanie Allen 04/06/2017 Essay: Literary Analysis Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass Fredrick Douglass , who believed he was around the age of 27 years old, was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland. Fredrick was born to a mother whom was a colored slave and his father was a white man that was suspected to be h is master. After his mother wa...

Amba Corbin
Amba Corbin

This 224 word essay (2 pages) is about Slavery in the United States, Geography of the United States, Underground Railroad, Abolitionism in the United States, Plymouth Church, Secret places, Fugitive slaves in the United States, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Indiana, Levi Coffin House, Underground Railroad in Indiana

April 11th, 2013 History 201.001 Professor Green Plymouth Church - Underground Railroad Site Established in 1847 by twenty-one New Englanders, Plymouth Church also known as the "Grand Central Depot" of the Underground Railroad was home to a lot of runaway slave activities. Located at 75 Hicks Street, in Brooklyn, New York, the first pastor of Plymouth Church, Henry Ward Beecher, held events that mainly focused on fighting against slavery. The slaves were seeking passage up North, to places like...

Before the advent of computers and modern technolo
Before the advent of computers and modern technolo

This 378 word essay (2 pages) is about Software, Communication, Instant messaging clients, Universal Windows Platform apps, Online chat, Videotelephony, WeChat, Text messaging, Email, Skype, Instant messaging, Message

gy, people communicating over long distances used traditional means such as letters and the telephone. Nowadays we have a vast array of communication tools which can complete this task, ranging from email to instant messaging and video calls. While the present and previous means of communication are similar in their general form, they differ in regard to their speed and the range of tools available.  One similarity between current and previous methods of communication relates to the fo...

ENG 101 - English Skills 1
ENG 101 - English Skills 1

This 561 word essay (6 pages) is about Bibliography, Knowledge, Reference, Academic publishing, Library science, Academia, Grey literature, Theses, Thesis, Parenthetical referencing, Citation, Note

Term Essay Guidelines Topic As you know, i n academia myths are not simply untrue stories but narratives which evolve to explain or comment on human nature, society or the cosmos. They often involve supernatural or extraordinary phenomena; they may or may not be involved in rituals or religion ; they may involve customs, taboos, and ideology. In the three stories discussed in class ("A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" and "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" by Gabriel Garcia M a rquez ;...

Wong Hoi Ting, Anna (152033)
Wong Hoi Ting, Anna (152033)

This 714 word essay (3 pages) is about Cinema of the United States, English-language films, American film directors, Albums, Films, Harold and Maude, Maude, Harold, Bud Cort, Hal Ashby, Maude Findlay

ENG 101 Section 2 Dr. Stephen Weninger 17th December, 2015 Does Harold Really Love Maude? Have one ever imagine that he will fall in love with a woman who is sixty years old older than him? In the movie "Harold and Maude" directed by Hal Ashby in 1971, a twenty years old, fascinated with death and rich boy Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. Although some people think that Harold does not really love Maude in a romantic way as he only con...

Zonation On Rocky Shore
Zonation On Rocky Shore

This 4277 word essay (18 pages) is about Fucales, Fucus serratus, Fucus, Littorina obtusata, Intertidal zone, Ascophyllum, Seaweed, Brown algae, Supralittoral zone, Littoral zone, Rocky shore, Littorina

The seashore is a habitat that contains a wide range of microhabitats and ecological niches for different creatures. This is mainly due to the effects of the tides, that rise and fall twice each day. Tides are the vertical movement of water in a periodical oscillation of the sea, due to the gravitational pull of the sun and moon. The tides are on a semi-diurnal cycle, so there are two high tides and two low tides each day. Due to the orbit of the moon, the tides also have a monthly cycle. This...

Wildlife
Wildlife

This 824 word essay (4 pages) is about Habitat, Environmental conservation, Ecology, Conservation in the United States, Eagles, Wildlife, Endangered species, Endangered Species Act, Extinction, Natural environment, Nature, Bald eagle

The"cry of the wild" can still be heard across this great land. I have heard the bugle of an elk on the Great Plains...the shrill of a bald eagle along the banks of the mightily Mississippi...the roar of a brown eagle bear on windswept tundra...and the gobble of a wild turkey among western foothills. Amazing beauty can still be found in the natural landscapes of this great land. I have seen through televisions, articles, books, and newspapers the towering forests...pristine waters...rich wetlan...

Wildlife
Wildlife

This 647 word essay (4 pages) is about Hunting, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Waterfowl hunting, Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge

Refuge Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, located in Butte County of Northern California, serves many purposes to surrounding communities, including wildlife. Divided in two segments, this refuge serves the wildlife and recreational desires of visitors; one segment is for the waterfowl to rest, and the other designated for hunting. Approximately 50,000 visitors come to this Wildlife refuge every year. Various activities and events bring spectators of nature and sport hunting year round, regardless of we...

Wilderness
Wilderness

This 380 word essay (2 pages) is about Animal welfare, Zoo, Circus, South East Asian Zoos Association, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums

Ethics Wildlife can be found all over the world. Animals come in all shapes and sizes and some still havent even been accounted for. Animals were on this planet long before man, but they may not be here when man leaves. The animals downfall results from the extensive studying, exploitation, and the destruction of their habitats, which should be against the law. There is a lot of information that can still be learned about certain species of animals. This information is good, only if it furthe...

White
White

This 1570 word essay (7 pages) is about Tigers, Bengal tiger, White tiger, Leopard, Chicago Cubs, Siberian tiger, South China tiger

Tigers White tigers are an endangered species and it is said that less than a dozen have been seen in India in about a hundred years. In fact no sightings have been reported since 1951. This may be caused by the fact that the Royal Bengal tiger population has dropped from 40,000 to 1,800 in the past ten years and as few as one in every 10,000 tigers is white (www.cranes.org/whitetiger). White tigers are neither albinos nor a special species. They differ from the normally colored tigers by havin...

White Tigers
White Tigers

This 1542 word essay (7 pages) is about Tigers, Bengal tiger, White tiger, Leopard, Siberian tiger, South China tiger

Tigers are a wonderful species in their own right. They are elegant and graceful, but at the same time are ready to fight for their right to survive. Today, in a world of destruction and growth, these tigers have tough day to day challenges they must face that are steadily growing worse as our society grows larger. What challenges do these magnifecent animals have to deal with in order to remain a species of elegance and grace and not just another history lesson? Is it possible for these tigers...

White
White

This 450 word essay (2 pages) is about Canis, Literature, White Fang, Biota, Scavengers, Dogs, Klondike Gold Rush, Gray wolf, Pack, Fang, White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf, Challenge to White Fang

Fang Two outdoorsmen are out in the wild of the north. They are on a mission to deliver the body and coffin of a famous person. Their dogs disappear as they are entised by a she-wolf and eaten by the rest of the pack. They only have three rounds of ammunition left and Bill, one of the men, uses them to try to save one of their dogs that is being attacked; he misses and is eaten by the pack with the dog. Only Henry and two dogs are left; he makes a fire with leaves and scattered branches, trying...

Whales
Whales

This 1335 word essay (7 pages) is about Baleen whales, Whale, Cetacea, Rorqual, Blue whale, Baleen, Killer whale, Filter feeder, Sei whale, Fin whale

The Blue whale is the largest creature of the sea; in fact, its the largest creature known to man. Contrary to what most people think, even though Blue whales live in the sea, they are mammals. They breathe air, have their babies born alive, and can live anywhere from 30 to 70 years. The Blue whale is a baleen whale, and instead of having teeth, Blue whales have around 300-400 baleen plates in their mouths. Baleen are rows of coarse, bristle-like fibers used to strain plankton from the water....

Viruses
Viruses

This 293 word essay (2 pages) is about Virology, Virus, Non-cellular life, Tobacco mosaic virus, Organism, Introduction to viruses

The word virus means "poi-son" in Latin. Viruses are submicro-scopic intracellular parasites that consist of either RNA or DNA, and a protective coat of protein. It has caused countless diseases in vari-ous organisms. The term virus was first used in the 1890s to describe agents that caused diseases that were smaller than bacteria. The ex-istence of viruses was established in 1892, when Russian scientist Dimity I. Ivanovsky discovered microscopic particles later known as the tobacco mosaic viru...

Veterinary
Veterinary

This 861 word essay (3 pages) is about Dog breeds, Beagle, Bo, Veterinary physician, Dog, Veterinary medicine, Fatal dog attacks in the United States

When I first arrived "Lisa" The girl that I shadowed told me that there was an emergency with one of the animals. It ended up that a one-year-old beagle ate an entire thing of metabolite, and then slowly started to die. The liver had shut down, and the heart rate was up to 300. Lisa told me that taking a thing of metabolite was like taking 50 cups of coffee at once. The owners of the beagle were there and bowling. The beagles name was Murry. Murry\'s body slowly was shutting down one thing aft...

Turtles Favorite Fish
Turtles Favorite Fish

This 1257 word essay (5 pages) is about Turtle, Living fossils, Painted turtle, Red-eared slider, Terrapene, Emydidae, Three-toed box turtle, Green sea turtle

The project I am working on is called "Which Type of Fish do Turtles Prefer to Eat?" I chose this topic because I wanted to see if the size and color of the fish really matter when it comes to the turtles eating. I also chose this topic because of the fact that I always have greet colored fish left in the tank after I feed my turtles. I am especially interested if the size of the fish matters when the turtles are eating. I say this because when they are eating it looks like they go after a par...

Turtle
Turtle

This 2963 word essay (14 pages) is about Sea turtles, Green sea turtle, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Turtle, Oil spill, Tour de Turtles, Sea Turtles 911

Distinction For many reasons the human race could be called a blessing. Great advanced in technology, medicine and even the fact we are the most sophisticated species on the planet. Are we a gift to planet Earth, or far from it? With cast amounts of pollution and destruction of the planet, not to mention unthinkable acts of violence and hate that has been going on since the beginning of time. Are we really as sophisticated and important as we have led ourselves to believe? Are we any better tha...

Tigers
Tigers

This 1228 word essay (5 pages) is about Tigers, Tiger, Bengal tiger, Siberian tiger, South China tiger, Bali tiger, Javan tiger, White tiger, Indochinese tiger, Sumatran tiger, Caspian tiger, Lion

Tigers are descended from civet-like animals called niacis that lived during the age of the dinosaurs about 60 million years ago (Dang, 1994). These small mammals, with long bodies and short flexible limbs, evolved over millions of years into several hundred different species, including cats, bears, dogs and weasels. About 37 cat species exist today (Dang, 1994). Tigers evolved in eastern Asia , but it is not exact. Sabre-tooth tigers are not the ancestors of today\'s tigers. In fact, sabre-too...

Tiger
Tiger

This 1760 word essay (7 pages) is about Tigers, Bengal tiger, Valmik Thapar, Leopard, Siberian tiger, Chuka man-eating tiger

The majestic tiger was once found in large numbers all over the subcontinent. It was feared, misunderstood, admired, and even worshiped as the vehicle of goddess Durga. In our own times, when man has all but wiped out this wonderful animal, few of us know what a tiger is like up close... At a time when tigers were hunted in the name of sport, the Maharaja of Dholpur ordered a beat. Some two hundred men formed a wide semicircle, beating drums and canisters in order to flush out the tiger hiding...

Squid
Squid

This 512 word essay (3 pages) is about Food and drink, Squid, Megafauna, Asian cuisine, Cuisine, Giant squid, Sea monster, Tentacle, Vampire squid, Largest organisms, Giant squid in popular culture, Colossal squid

Squid are wild and wonderful. They are believed to be remarkably intelligent because of their apparently complex communication system. They include the Vampire Squid, and the elusive and mysterious Giant Squid. I researched the Giant Squid which is the biggest animals in the sea. The giant squid lives in most of the world\'s oceans and is among the biggest animals in the sea but it is rarely seen. It hunts smaller sea creatures but larger animals feed on it. It has inspired fantastic tales but...

Spiders
Spiders

This 1220 word essay (7 pages) is about Spider anatomy, Spider, Chloral hydrate, Spinneret, Arachnid, Jumping spider, Dolomedes, Spider behavior

This report deals with testing the toxicity of certain chemicals on spiders, and determining the toxicity by how it affects its ability to weave its web. This report contains research on the four chemicals (benzedrine, chloral hydrate, caffeine, and alcohol) as wellas the spiders and their webs. Spiders are of course found in the class Arachnidia, which also contain mites, scorpions, and other arthropods. The order which spiders are classified under is called Araneae, a word of Latin origin....

Sharks
Sharks

This 1281 word essay (7 pages) is about Fish, Elasmobranchii, Carcharhinidae, Sharks, Ichthyology, Predators, Squaliformes, Lamniformes, Ginglymostomatidae, Carpet shark, Carcharhiniformes, Bull shark

Although sharks belong to the class Chondrichtyes, there are many different types. Sharks arose about 350 million years ago and have remained virtually unchanged for the past 70 million years and still comprise a dominant group. It is thought that sharks almost certainly evolved from placoderms, a group of primitive jawed fishes. It took a long series of successful and unsuccessful mutations with fin, jaw positions etc to give us all the different designs of sharks around today. When asked to d...

Shark
Shark

This 335 word essay (2 pages) is about Fish, Elasmobranchii, Shark finning, Sharks, Predation, Carcharhinidae, Ichthyology, Predators, Shark, Blue shark, Shark fin soup, Shark sanctuary

Killing Among some of the most wasteful reasons to hunt in the world Id have to say that besides the killing of elephants for their tusks, this is on top of the list for one of the worst reasons a blue shark is killed. And sadly enough the United States is one of the top countries to blame. In Hawaii and Mexico shark finning is very common. The fishermen fish the sharks take the fins, and throw it back into the water. The fins are mainly used for fin soup as a status symbol for the Japanese. T...

Turtle
Turtle

This 641 word essay (3 pages) is about Cryptodira, Sea turtles, Cheloniidae, Endangered species, Lepidochelys, Endangered animals, Reptiles of the Philippines, Gulf Coast of the United States, Kemp's ridley sea turtle, Olive ridley sea turtle, Ridley sea turtle, Loggerhead sea turtle

Sea Each species of sea turtle is distinctive in appearance and behavior, all sea turtles have certain characteristics in common the shell consist of a carapace (upper part) and plastron (lower part), which are joined together by cartilage called a bridge. in most species with the exception of the leatherback scutes cover the carapace. Like all turtles sea turtles have no external ears, they hear best at low frequencies and their sense of smell is excellent. Though their vision underwater is go...

Rhinoceros
Rhinoceros

This 648 word essay (3 pages) is about Rhinoceroses, Black rhinoceros, White rhinoceros, Poaching, Rhino, Diceros bicornis bicornis, Western black rhinoceros, International Rhino Foundation

Endangerment There are five types of rhinoceros on Earth. They are the Indian, Sumatran, Javan, Black, and White rhinos. All five species of rhinos are very close to extinction. The rhino population made a rapid decrease in the 1970s when half of the worlds rhinos disappeared. There are an estimated 10,500 rhinos left worldwide. Their endangerment was cause by several reasons. The Black Rhinoceros population had decreased 90 percent since 1970. There were approximately 65,000 black rhinos the...

Rana
Rana

This 775 word essay (6 pages) is about Rana, Lithobates, Amphibians, Northern leopard frog, Frog, Lithobates clamitans, Leopard frog, Chiricahua leopard frog, Crawfish frog

Pipiens Leopard Frog - Rana Pipiens Distribution: Found throughout Ontario but more abundant in southern and central Americas. Range: Adults maintain small home ranges (up to 500 m2) in fields or open forest during the summer. Where terrestrial habitats are quite dry, home ranges include some shoreline. A minimum of 4 ha of terrestrial habitat is recommended for the vicinity of breeding sites, however, individual adults may move several kilometres away. Most recently metamorphosed froglets stay...

Praying
Praying

This 2061 word essay (9 pages) is about Hexapoda, Fauna of California, Mantis, Mantidae, Litaneutria minor, Empusidae, Archimantis latistyla

Mantis Mantodea - most commonly known as the Praying Mantis, order mantodea is a group of about 1800 carnivorous insects which prodominatley live in tropical regions of the earth. Though certain species can be found in locations with moderate climate. With an extremely striking appearence, mantids almost have human like qualities with the ability to hold an erect stance, and arms that face forward. A very efficient killer, mantids were created for hunting and killing prey. Order Mantodea is in...

Plains
Plains

This 358 word essay (2 pages) is about Zebras, Equus, Mammals of Africa, Plains zebra, Chapman's zebra, Grant's zebra

Zebra Deep ebony, blinding cream, these are the colors of the zebra. The zebra is one unique animal. Zebras are one of the marvelous animals in Africa. About the size of a small horse, these amazing animals are about 50-53 inches in height. When a male zebra grows up, he can weigh up to 520 pounds! It\'s a good thing that the female zebra is friendly. It can weigh a whopping 510 pounds, almost as much as the male! Zebras usually do not attack unless threatened though, whew! The large animal, th...

Parasitic Wasps
Parasitic Wasps

This 5301 word essay (26 pages) is about Biomolecules, Nutrition, Vitamins, Plasmodium, Coenzymes, Plasmodium falciparum, Vitamin C, Vitamin A deficiency, Antimalarial medication, Malaria, Plasmodium malariae, Vitamin D

Malaria is one of the most prevalent and dangerous diseases known to man. It has existed for centuries and affects a myriad of people in the tropical region. Even today, with our newly discovered treatments for many of the tropical diseases, over 10% of the people that are infected with malaria each year and do not receive proper treatment die. In Africa alone, over 1 million children die each year because of malaria and new cases are reported frequently. Malaria is very dangerous and harmful t...

Okapi And Giraffe Similarities
Okapi And Giraffe Similarities

This 413 word essay (2 pages) is about Fauna of Africa, Giraffes, Sub-Saharan Africa, Okapi, Tongue, Giraffidae, Reticulated giraffe

What adaptation do both the Okapi and Giraffe have that enables them to rip/pull food from strong branches? The long, sticky tongue that both the Okapi and Giraffe have allows them to pull shoots and leaves from strong and hardy branches with ease. The animals can also reach their eyes and ear with their tongue so they can easily rid those areas of bugs and parasites. The tongue also enables the Giraffe and Okapi to easily keep their young clean and healthy. What adaptation do both the Okapi an...

Mountain
Mountain

This 551 word essay (3 pages) is about Gorillas, Mountain gorilla, African Wildlife Foundation, Dian Fossey, Karisoke Research Center

Gorillas Half man and half beast - this is what is usually said about the gorilla. They say that the gorilla is related to us. You can find mountain gorillas in the Virunga Volcanoes, which are located on the boundaries of Zaire, Rwanda, and Uganda. The Virungas are 600 miles of tropical rainforest. Youll find then roaming around 7,800 and 11,000 feet, but at low elevations. The gorillas live in units. Most of the units consist of about 6-12 members in it, most of them being related in some wa...

Lynx
Lynx

This 1048 word essay (5 pages) is about Lynx, Bobcat, Predators, Trapping, Kitten, Gray wolf, Canada lynx, Eurasian lynx

With a pounce and a hop the speedy lynx chases the bleached white hare through the bushes. Poof! The hare disappears into the shiny white powder. Then the sly lynx picks up the scent of the hare and pounces toward the small hairball. The sharp elongated claws dont dig in, and the hares long slender legs launch himself out of the hole and out of danger. The swift cat swings his claws around to hit the fast hare, but he hits the snow right under his back legs. The hare runs right between two wi...

Killer Whales
Killer Whales

This 1605 word essay (7 pages) is about Oceanic dolphins, Apex predators, Killer whale, Predators, Whales, Baleen whale, Cetacea, Toothed whale, Dolphin, Sperm whale, Captive killer whales

Whales are giant creatures that live in the sea. They look like fish, but are not. Whales belong to the group of animals called mammals. Whales belong to the group of mammals called cetaceans, which comes from a Latin word meaning large sea animal. There are two major groups of whales. The first group is mysticeti (baleen whales), and the other isodontoceti (toothed whales). In the group odontoceti, there is a family of whales called delphinidae (dolphins and small toothed whales). In this repo...

Killer Whales
Killer Whales

This 1354 word essay (7 pages) is about Baleen whales, Oceanic dolphins, Megafauna, Apex predators, EDGE species, Killer whale, Whale, Sperm whale, Fin whale, Blue whale, Humpback whale, Gray whale

Killer whales are an important subject of mythology for many indigenous peoples, especially the Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest. The whales have not been hunted extensively by humans, although they have been hunted by some shore whaling operations, and some individuals have been taken as aquarium show animals from the waters around the Pacific Northwest and Iceland. Killer whales are perceived by many near-shore fishermen to be in competition with human fishing activity (Anheiser Busc...

Killer Whales
Killer Whales

This 1894 word essay (9 pages) is about Megafauna, Baleen whales, Apex predators, Oceanic dolphins, EDGE species, Whale, Killer whale, Cetacea, Sperm whale, Toothed whale, Dolphin, Humpback whale

The scientific order of all types of whales is Cetacea. This large order is broken down into three further groups as well: the toothed whales or Odontoceti, which includes killer whales, dolphins, porpoises, beluga whales, and sperm whales, the baleen whales or Mysticeti, which include blue whales, humpback whales, gray whales, and right whales, and the Archaeoceti order, which are all now extinct. The genus of these species is Orcinus orca. Family. The killer whale is the largest in its family...

Deer
Deer

This 322 word essay (2 pages) is about Deer, Mammals of New Zealand, White-tailed deer, Key deer, Antler, Roadkill, Mangrove

Key The Key Deer is a small species (in population and in stature) of deer that lives in the Florida Keys. It is in the same family as the Virginia white tailed deer. The Key Deer is about 26 inches tall and weigh an average of about 55 pounds. The males have antlers, and the antlers grow in cycles. They drop their antlers at the beginning of spring, and they grow back by June. The deer feed on indigenous plants including the red mangrove, the black mangrove, and the white mangrove. The Key Dee...

Humpback Whales
Humpback Whales

This 1840 word essay (8 pages) is about Baleen whales, Whales, Megafauna, EDGE species, Humpback whale, Whale, Cetacea, Rorqual, Fin whale, Whale vocalization, Whale watching

To look up into the mountains and see the steam rolling from a mountain stream on a cold winters morning is a beautiful sight. However, to look out over the horizon and see the white spray of salt water coming from the blow of a huge humpback whale is much more exciting sight and a whole lot warmer. The first time I had the opportunity to see the ocean was on a vacation to California, when I was about 15 years old. It was even better than I had dreamed it would be. The different animal in the o...

Honeybees
Honeybees

This 852 word essay (4 pages) is about Beekeeping, Beeswax, Honey bee, Bee, Worker bee, Honey, Forage, Pollination, Pollen, Western honey bee, Hive management

Honeybees as a Resource Honeybees are very useful to humans. As their name suggests, they make the sweet, delicious treat known as honey that we enjoy. They also make beeswax from which we make many useful items. But the most important thing bees do for us is to pollinate the plants. The honeybee visits flowers, which secrete a sweet liquid called nectar. This water-like nectar is sipped from the blossoms by the bee and carried to the beehive. The raw nectar goes into the cells in almost the sa...

Hippus Or Dolphin Fish
Hippus Or Dolphin Fish

This 269 word essay (2 pages) is about Ichthyology, Fisheries, Aquatic ecology, Sport fish, Coryphaenidae, Mahi-mahi, Dolphin, Fish, Shoaling and schooling, Juvenile fish, Mahi-mahi fishing, Coryphaena

Hippurus also known as Dolphin Fish, Dorado, or Mahi- Mahi. Is a large deep sea fish that lives in tropical and subtropical seas. They can be found under floating objects and have been known to follow boats. You will usually find a school of them underneath a bunch of floating Sargasso. They are bright greenish blue above, and yellow on it\'s sides. All over the sides of their bodies they have Irregular blue or golden blotches. They have the capability of flashing purple, chartreuse, and a wide...

Hellbender
Hellbender

This 543 word essay (3 pages) is about Amphibians, Cryptobranchidae, Hellbender, Giant salamander, Caudata, Salamander, Bellis, Allegheny, The Hellbenders

The Eastern Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis) Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis is the largest North American salamander, ranging in length from 30.5 to 74 cm (Niering 1985). Eastern Hellbenders are members of the order of tailed amphibians, Caudata and the family, Cryptobranchidae. Along with C. a. bishopi, the Ozark Hellbender, it is one of the two subspecies of hellbenders, also known as the Allegheny alligator or devil-dog. C. a. alleganiensis is perennially a...

Grizzly Bears
Grizzly Bears

This 956 word essay (4 pages) is about Bears, Grizzly bear, Brown bear, Grizzly, Salmon, American black bear, Alaska Peninsula brown bear

This report you are about to read is about the threatened species of grizzly bears. Grizzly bears are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and meat. However, they come from the order of Carnivora, meaning they have inherited the meat-eaters unspecialized, tubelike gut. Read on to help you learn more about grizzlies and start thinking of what you can do to help this near extinction species. By the way, this report was by Cynthia Chan. Grizzly bears are large brown bears with coarse, silver-ti...

Gila Woodpecker
Gila Woodpecker

This 511 word essay (3 pages) is about Woodpeckers, Melanerpes, Gila woodpecker, Red-bellied woodpecker, Golden-fronted woodpecker, Saguaro, Picinae, Acorn woodpecker

Animals of all kinds are struggling to survive as our world changes. Day by day, people require even more space, food, etc., and all these demands put a squeeze on the earth\'s resources, including its wildlife. The biggest problem for wildlife today is that people destroy and change natural landscapes and animals lose places that they need to live in. Otherwise known as Melanerpes uropygialis, the Gila woodpecker is being threatened with extinction. There is a large environmental impact on thi...

Frogs
Frogs

This 1376 word essay (7 pages) is about Amphibians, Frog, Chorus frogs, Pickerel frog, Midwife toad, Pacific tree frog, Gray tree frog, Tailed frog, Hylidae, Plains spadefoot toad

A Frog is a small, tail less animal that has bulging eyes. Almost all frogs have long back legs. The strong hind legs make the frog able to leap farther than the length of its body. Frogs live on every continent except Antarctica, but tropical regions have the greatest number of species. Frogs are classified as amphibians. Most amphibians, including most frogs, spend part of their life as a water animal and part as a land animal. Frogs are related to toads, but are different from them in a few...

Elephant
Elephant

This 1644 word essay (8 pages) is about Elephants, Elephant, Asian elephant, African elephant, African bush elephant, Elephant cognition

The common name is the African Elephant, the scientific name is Loxodonta Africana, the phylum is Vertebrata, the class is Mammalia, the order is Proboscidea, and the family is Elephantidae. The Closest Relatives to the African Elephant are: the Asian Elephant, mammoths, primitive proboscidean (mastodons), sea cows, and hyraxes. Scientists believe that the African Elephant evolved from one of its closest relatives, the Sea Cow. The geographical location and range of the African elephant covers...

Earthworms
Earthworms

This 400 word essay (2 pages) is about Annelids, Earthworm, Soil biology, Worm, Seta, Lumbricus rubellus, Draft:Amynthas agrestis

Earthworms are classified as Annelida. Annelida mean little rings which refers to the many segments in their body. The structure of an earthworms body is made up of more than one hundred segments separated by partitions that divide the coelum. All segments are identical except by the anterior and posterior ends. The anterior segments reflect the cephalization that is an adaption of burrowing. The head of the earthworm contains the sense organs. The muscle lines that make up the interior body w...

Dolphins
Dolphins

This 363 word essay (2 pages) is about Cetaceans, Dolphin, Whale, Oceanic dolphins, Animal intelligence, Cetacea, Bottlenose dolphin

Some people claim that dolphins and whales communicate in such a way that it is very similar to human speech. An analysis will be coucted to determine if there is more similarity or difference between these animals and humans. Dolphins are aquatic mammals closely related to whales. They are sleek and powerful swimmers. They can be found in all seas around the world. It is interesting to point out that they spend about 99% of their time on the water. This affects their consciousness. It means th...

Dolphins
Dolphins

This 746 word essay (4 pages) is about Oceanic dolphins, Dolphin, Bottlenose dolphin, Cetacea, River dolphin, Tuna, Irrawaddy dolphin, Toothed whale

Dolphins are one of the most beautiful animals in the word. Dolphins are mammals and are part of the Delphinidae family. This family contains various highly intelligent aquatic mammals. The name dolphin refers to the species that a have a beak like snout and a slender streamline body which helps them to swim at high speeds. Some species can swim up to speeds of 35 mph. Dolphins have a rubbery feeling skin that is hairless; this helps them swim through the water with little resistance. Their ski...

Dolphins
Dolphins

This 534 word essay (3 pages) is about Oceanic dolphins, Dolphin, Animal welfare, Mammals of New Zealand, Bottlenose dolphin

Dolphins are playful and cleverness make them fascinating to watch. Dolphins are not fish they are mammals that live in the sea. They have to come to the top of the water every half minute, so they can breathe. But dolphins can stay under the water for six or seven minutes, if he holds his breathe. The dolphin breathes in his head because he has a blowhole in his head that allows him to breathe. Dolphins have a lot of teeth to help them eat. Each dolphin has almost one hundred teeth in his mout...