Essays Tagged: "animal life"


ks, and they may have a short neck mane. There body is covered with heavy black stripes ( Grzinek's Animal Life Encyclopedia 1972). During the day a Tiger may rest in the shade, or lie in a qui ... Tigers usually prey on deer wild cattle called gore, and wild pigs. Whenever humans have domestic animals, Tigers will feed on cattle, horses, sheep, and goats. A cattle eating Tiger will kill an ox ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Mt Everest-

lack of oxygen , high winds, and extremely cold temperatures preclude the development of plant and animal life on the upper slopes. Precipitation falls in the form of snow during the summer monsoon f ...

(1 pages) 86 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Table of ContentsPopulationCultureTraditionWay of LifeVegetation and Animal LifeHistoryReligionArtsLanguageEducation HealthGovernmentClimateTradeResourcesAgricultureBibl ... imming, and water skiing. The people also enjoy biking, camping, picnics, and soccer.Vegetation and Animal LifeDeciduous trees, including beech, birch, and oak, are very populated in the lower altitud ...

(7 pages) 128 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The cause and effects of acid mine drainage

beautiful songs, but their is a serious problem because when you arrive at the river all plant and animal life are gone. This is by no means a recent phenomenon. This is due to the effects of acid ro ... The presence of heavy metals in the aquatic environment can have a serious effect on the plants and animals in an ecosystem. Plants uptake the metals and because plants are at the bottom of the food c ...

(7 pages) 72 0 3.5 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Cloning: why we shouldn't be against it.

g the DNA of one sheep's egg with the DNA of another sheep's udder. While plants and lower forms of animal life have been successfully cloned for many years now, before Wilmut's announcement it had be ...

(5 pages) 161 0 4.1 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

This is a research paper about animals in research for a phycology class about the pros and the cons a compare and contrast essay 4pages

Animals in ResearchAnimals in research are a perfectly just and humane way to further scientific res ... re a perfectly just and humane way to further scientific research for human beings. If it takes one animal to save hundreds of humans then why is there a problem? Ground-breaking work on the genetic r ... o AIDS (American for Medical Progress: New Scientist 2002). Scientist are not intentionally hurting animals for fun they are doing this to further medical understandings and save human lives. Animal e ...

(3 pages) 143 1 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Amazon rainforest, past, present and future uses.

most biologically diverse ecosystems in the world, containing more than 50% of the worlds plant and animal species, yet only accounting for 7% of the Earth's land surface.A rainforest comprises of fou ... ceives the most sunlight, and can range in heights of 20 to 50 metres. This level contains the most animal life including birds, insects and small mammals.Just below the canopy is a mid-story level, w ...

(9 pages) 136 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Use and misuse of animals.

Before we as a society can decide whether animals have rights or not, we need to keep an open mind. Evolution of life is at least 25 million y ... Cohen and Williams value human life. They feel if the betterment of humanity is wanted then use of animals has to be accepted. Animals like human beings do suffer but being a lower species they have ... ency to be used by humans. As superiority does not signify cruelty, therfore both the authors value animal life too and are against the misuse of animals. The critics against the use of animals argue ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Ethics According to Natural Law - Aquinas's and Augustine's Views.

cceeded by a more perfect soul, which is both nutritive and sensitive, and then the embryo lives an animal life; and when this is corrupted, it is succeeded by the rational soul introduced from withou ...

(5 pages) 137 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Overpopulation & Its Affects on the Environment

environment around us if we hope to sustain life. It's estimated that 1 or more species of plant or animal life goes extinct every 20 minutes because 3,500 new babies are born. These ecosystems are vi ...

(4 pages) 192 1 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Environmental Impact Essay (global warming and the like)

irstly the environment can be defined as the natural features of our surroundings such as plant and animal life and their habitats, water, soils and the atmosphere. A local government named Rockdale M ... nment has created a new Environment Policy on biodiversity that hopes to preserve native plants and animals. The policies commit the government to encourage community involvement in biological diversi ...

(7 pages) 278 1 2.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Endangered Species Act

PurposeTo study the history of the Endangered Species Act, Endangered Species Coalition and the animals protected under it and to follow the latest happenings in the news pertaining to this subjec ... d Species ActThe Endangered Species Act was created on December 28, 1973, for the protection of all animals whose numbers were declining and were in danger of becoming extinct. Congress passed it with ...

(11 pages) 154 3 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

The Theory of Evolution

The theory of evolution, as set forth by Charles Darwin in 1859, stated that all plant and animal life evolvedover long periods of time from simple to more complicated forms through mutation ... uce hereditary changes, but "invariably affec!t it (the organism) adversely."(Salisbury, 1969). All animals are born with complex organs (the humanbrain has over a hundred thousand billion electrical ...

(10 pages) 157 3 4.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


given to its ecological effects. Raw, untreated sewage was allowed to pollute our seas and rivers. Animals were killed for profit to the point of extinction. The loss of trees through uncontrolled de ... rain was caused by the poisonous gases man set into the atmosphere. Chemicals in pesticides killed animal life. Herbicides destroyed plants. The balance of nature was disturbed.It is only now that we ...

(1 pages) 46 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Does Darwinism Refute Creationism

Oxford Concise Science Dictionary, is the "... process by which the present diversity of plant and animal life arose from the earliest and most primitive organisms, which is believed to have been con ...

(7 pages) 54 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Why some soils vary over space and time?

soil has little air within it and therefore supports different plant life and as a result different animals will live there. The plant and animal life also greatly influences the type of soil. This is ... e of soil. This is because the O horizon is composed of dead and decaying plant materials and often animal remains. The inorganic materials which the soil is composed of, e.g. the rocks, can vary grea ...

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Changing the endangered species act.

The Endangered Species Act (ESA) was created on December 28, 1973, in order to protect animals that were in danger of becoming extinct. Congress passed this Act with the vote of 355-4 in ... as quoted saying, "Nothing is more priceless and more worthy of preservation than the rich array of animal life with which our country has been blessed." When the ESA was passed it was designed to pro ... it protects a lot of species from extinction. In the past people have hunted Bald Eagles and other animals for sport, but because they were placed under the protection of the ESA they are now able to ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Australia and tourism

Intro:Vast size, amazing natural wealth, awesome scenery, exotic plant and animal life if you want to discover all that in a friendly atmosphere where else to go than Australi ... r; desertification; clearing for agricultural purposes threatens the natural habitat of many unique animal and plant species; the Great Barrier Reef off the northeast coast, the largest coral reef in ... and comfort. Developing a unique affinity with the land, knowledge of their environment, plants and animals rarely seen in the world's history. This oneness is seen throughout their culture, in the 'D ...

(8 pages) 181 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The role of the pigs in the novel "Animal Farm" by George Orwell.

The pigs are perhaps the most interesting characters in the novel, "Animal Farm", written by George Orwell. They bring conflict and perceive as the most important anima ... , written by George Orwell. They bring conflict and perceive as the most important animals in their Animal Revolution and most important people involved in Russian history. Throughout this fairytale, ... is that they are true leaders. They represent the Bolsheviks of Russia. They are the highest in the animal society structure and highest in the level of intelligence. The pigs led all animalism activi ...

(3 pages) 5626 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


limates are: oceanic, Mediterranean, and Continental. The dominate climate is oceanic.Landscape and animal life is a major part in what keeps France popular, once forests covered mostly all of France, ... all of France, but over time people have changed the landscape. France has much great landscape for animal life. The larger animals in France are: red deer, fallow deer, and roe deer. Wild pigs, brown ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays