Essays Tagged: "animal kingdom"

To what extent does the nature of language illuminate the difference between knowledge of ourselves and knowledge of others?

More than any other thing, the use of language sets humankindapart from the remainder of the animal kingdom. There is somedebate as to where the actual boundary between language andcommunicatio ...

(5 pages) 151 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Invertebrates. 14 pages. Has an introduction and includes a lot of information about all the subphyla of the phylum invertebrata.

INVERTEBRATESIntroduction:Animalia is the largest of the five kingdom system, with over one million species. It has an extreme ... t are either aquatic or terrestrial and reproduce sexually or asexually.Invertebrates are a type of animal that have no backbone. They make up for about 97% of the animal kingdom. Some invertebrates a ... es of another sponge.Evolutionary Development:Porifera represents the least evolutionarily advanced animals of the animal kingdom.Classes:oCalcarea ? they have spicules of calcium carbonate.oHexactine ...

(12 pages) 113 0 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

My essay,"What an Animal", uses Rick Bass's "Antlers" to exemplify humanities denial and loss of it's primal roots, and the confusion that results from interaction with the last vestiges of animal instinct.

My essay,"What an Animal", uses Rick Bass's "Antlers" to exemplify humanities denial and loss of it's primal roots, an ... oss of it's primal roots, and the confusion that results from interaction with the last vestiges of animal instinct.At some point in history humankind invented the notion that we are separate or e ... point in history humankind invented the notion that we are separate or even superior to rest of the animal kingdom. For centuries since, humankind has denied our nature in an attempt to prove this the ...

(3 pages) 53 0 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Evolution of Immunity in Invertebrates

d that phagocytosis played a much broader role, it was a fundamental mechanism of protection in the animal kingdom. Metchnikoff's further studies showed that the host defense system of all animals tod ... e unwanted microbes with phagocytic white blood cells. This defensive mechanism is possessed by all animals with an innate system of immunity. Innate cellular immunity is believed to be the earliest f ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This is a persuasive esay AGAINST Animal Rights and those who fight for Animal Rights.

Animal Rights (Just say NO)Soon children won't be able to own a pet; their kitty or puppy will be ta ... mal rights are becoming a big issue in society. There are people who are dense enough to think that animals need rights to be protected. Animal Rights are an idealistic scheme that animals have rights ... nimal Rights are an idealistic scheme that animals have rights similar, or the same as humans. True animal rights activists believe that humans do not have the right to use animals at all. Animal righ ...

(2 pages) 254 4 2.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Science Midterm Notes for 6th graders.

ou compare your data with your hypothesis6) Control- is what it is used to compare in the experimentAnimal Kingdom:1) Extinction- Is when there isn't a kind of animal. There are no more of one species ... a kingdom4) The groups from largest to smallest- Kingdom phyla classes a speciesTo be apart of the animal kingdom:Organisms must have these three characteristics:1) There cells must have a nucleus bu ...

(7 pages) 34 0 1.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Short essay on species invasion, its a biology thing.

es. Of the three species that will be covered two will be plants, while the other shall be from the animal kingdom.One of the most notorious non-indigenous species in Georgia is Kudzu (Pueraria lobata ... o the US at the beginning of the 20th century (DCR). It was imported for use as a "soil stabilizer, animal fodder, and ornamental vine" (DCR). By the early 1950s Kudzu had become a pest. This is due m ...

(1 pages) 60 3 1.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

A problem/solution essay on Animal Testing, and why it is wrong.

Put a Halt on Animal TestingHumans to this day find themselves dominant over animals. The world is becoming less a ... ominant over animals. The world is becoming less aware of the pain and suffering being afflicted on animals. As a result, animals are becoming more and more downtrodden in society. Humans still contin ... trodden in society. Humans still continue to treat animals as if they are poverty. As if we can own animals and therefore control their lives and what happens to them. I find this very immoral. Animal ...

(4 pages) 266 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Life of Walt Disney.

cartoons and movies made every year. There are new additions to the Disney Theme Parks such as the Animal Kingdom and a Disney Cruise Line. There is even a new Disney Mickey Mouse cereal you can purc ... ile, even when he was working on Cinderella; and sent a team of workers to Alaska to video tape the animals. Walt was totally amazed at what he saw, so he made a film called "Seal Island" and this was ...

(11 pages) 142 0 4.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

"Frankenstein" By Mary Shelly.

hat you will."George Bernard Shaw.Imagination is something that has set human beings apart from the animal kingdom for thousands, perhaps millions of years. It is what has brought about the ability to ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

This essay is about zoology and further information of zoology. Includes an example of a zoologyst and it's meaning.

ZoologyZoology is the branch of biology that is devoted to the animal kingdom and studies animals for research. Since the early 400 b.c we have been interested wit ... or research. Since the early 400 b.c we have been interested with the creatures that live among us. Animals as we came to call them, became the center of observation in our research, and since then we ... known as the Hippocratic collection.But Aristotle was the first to create a system that classified animals. He organized these animals in different groups in example he arranged some of the groups ac ...

(1 pages) 28 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

This is an experiment on how planaria regenerate body parts and an explaination as to how the experiment was performed.

and limitations of regeneration using flatworms. Regeneration occurs in many levels throughout the animal kingdom. The flatworms demonstrated substantial healing abilities once the surgery had been p ... ria belong to the phylum Platyhelminthes (flatworms). They are free-living, flat bodied, freshwater animals that demonstrate the notable ability to regenerate their lost body parts. "In some genera, w ...

(6 pages) 38 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

What does the Jaguar represent in Ted Hughes's poem "TheJaguar"?

Ted Hughes is one of the most famous names in the contemporary world of poetry. He is called the animal poet, because many of his poems describe animals and represent human beings by using animal i ... an extraordinary way of looking into life. He exposes human follies, anger, and hatred through the animal kingdom. His themes are explored by means of image, myth and symbol.The Jaguar is a poem abou ...

(4 pages) 37 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Portrayal of the Horse in the History of Art

Among the animal kingdom, the horse is without a doubt the most striking of all beasts; in living nature there ... art of many countries for many centuries. The horse has always been there, as transportation, pack animal, brute muscle, military advantage, sport competitor, entertainment, sustenance and loyal comp ... s the last the most excellent example is a horse... This noble creature takes the first place among animals, and this only concords with natural low of nature, marking the most useful of all animals w ...

(6 pages) 78 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Religion - Is it the religious dimension of human beings that separates them from other forms of life?

ieve that religion - no matter the form, defines us as humans and separates us from the rest of the animal kingdom. It is in my belief that is partly true. From an archaeologist conclusions they also ... day lives and divides our society in some cases.The theory that humans are different to the rest of animal life says that because we believe in a supreme being or beings that we are separate from them ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Violence in Entertainment

d Mary Ellen McCormick (first recorded child abuse, Miss McCormick had to be proven a member of the animal kingdom by the New York society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, to a judge under th ... by the New York society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, to a judge under the laws against animal cruelty) was long before any movies had incorporated violence in the house hold.Not to mentio ...

(1 pages) 115 6 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Title: Lord of the Flies Author: William Golding Topic: The Pig Hunts

fined by the norms of society, human nature is not. At the root, we are no different from any other animal; our fundamental impulse is to survive. Survival, however, cannot be solitary. As with many o ... artake in symbiotic relationships in order to propagate. What distinguishes us from the rest of the animal kingdom is our ability to form relationships. The societal norms created within the civilizat ...

(5 pages) 26 0 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > "Lord of the Flies" by Sir William Gerald Golding

"Thistles" by Ted Hughs

ts about Hughes "presenting this quality through the nature of part of a vegetable, rather than the animal kingdom, he contrives to give it an air of naturalness and inevitability, as if heroism like ...

(4 pages) 19 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Migration of the wildebeest in the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem

beest, Connochaetes taurinus, is widely regarded as one of the most spectacular group events in the animal kingdom. Each year hundreds of thousands of herds travel from the Serengeti plains in Tanzani ... and man-made boundaries which restrict the migration and prevent the emigration and immigration of animals. The area lies within the forested Loita hills, which run from north-east to south where the ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Along The Lines Of Optimizing Performance

ome territory provides a significant advantage to individuals who are contending with rivals.In the animal kingdom, animals tend to be more dominant in their own territories and submissive in the terr ... eir own territories and submissive in the territories of others. Therefore, the favor goes to those animals who fight in their own territories.With humans, people are usually more dominant and experie ...

(3 pages) 388 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers