Essays Tagged: "herbivores"

Rodents Are Taking Over the World--an essay with proof suporting the theory.

f the problem has not been heightened. Rodents are taking over the world.Rodents are known as being herbivores; but rodents eat almost any food. According to a special on the Discovery channel, rats c ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Describes Anthrax, the different types and what it does to a person that gets it, and how a person gets it- 5 pages- done for a High School Anatomy Class

y occurs in wild and domestic lower vertebrates (cattle, sheep, goats, camels, antelopes, and other herbivores), but it can also occur in humans when they are exposed to infected animals or tissue fro ...

(6 pages) 111 0 4.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

"Gorilla Warfare" by Craig B. Stanford, The Sciences, Jul/Aug 1999, pp.18-23.

as they are officially known, Gorilla gorilla beringei. Only 600 of these easygoing, extremely shy herbivores remain. Craig Stanford, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Southern ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The Bible said it First

principally plants and photosynthetic microorganisms to 2. heterotrophs (consumers) which comprise herbivores, to 3. carnivores which feed on the herbivores, to 4. decomposers which break down all fo ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Cause and effect: The sun is the cause of all life on earth

energy and food. This keeps the plants alive. Also those plants serve as food for humans and other herbivores. Organisms that eat plants also rely on the sun. Without the sun to give energy to plants ...

(1 pages) 129 1 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Ecosystems- This essay covers every major biome in biology, addresses every key term in Enviromental Biology, and gives great illistrations of each biome.

ronment or habitat.The major parts of an ecosystem are the producers (green plants), the consumers (herbivores and carnivores), the decomposers (fungi and bacteria), and the nonliving, or abiotic, com ... time of day to use a certain area, and different places to go during the dry season.These different herbivores provide a wide range of food for carnivores, like lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals and ...

(24 pages) 301 0 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Ecosystems - Preservation vs. Conservation

tation of oceanic carbon dioxide into limestone; complex food chains; the evolution of thousands of herbivores and carnivores; the recycling of dead organisms; the conversion of toxic chemicals into h ...

(4 pages) 324 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Seven ways the animals survive and respond to their environment.

tion, response, movement, and reproduction.Feeding: Animals have evolved a variety of ways to feed. Herbivores are animals that eat plants, including roots, stems, leaves, flowers, and fruits. Carnivo ...

(2 pages) 35 0 4.2 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Energy Sources: Electricity and its Environmental Effects

art of the cycle of life, starting with carnivores (which would have eaten other animals, including herbivores), followed by herbivores (which would have eaten plants), and then plants themselves (whi ...

(6 pages) 117 0 4.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

ECOSYSTEMS: Estuaries, Swamps and Marshes, Tropical rain forests, Temperate Forests, Taiga, Savanna, Continental shelf, Tundra, Desert, Temperate Grassland.

ronment or habitat.The major parts of an ecosystem are the producers (green plants), the consumers (herbivores and carnivores), the decomposers (fungi and bacteria), and the nonliving, or abiotic, com ... time of day to use a certain area, and different places to go during the dry season.These different herbivores provide a wide range of food for carnivores, like lions, leopards, cheetahs, jackals and ...

(25 pages) 136 0 2.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Migration of the wildebeest in the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem

ffect on both the flora and fauna of the ecosystem not only driving the movement of other migratory herbivores such as zebra Eques burchelli and Thompson gazelle Gazelli thompsoni, and thereby the car ...

(8 pages) 23 0 1.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Nutrition

utrients from living organisms while living on or in them). Heterotrophic animals may be parasites, herbivores (plant eaters), carnivores (meat eaters), or omnivores (obtaining nutrition from both pla ...

(5 pages) 338 0 4.3 Sep/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

DNA Replication

their energy from light Chemotrophs "“ organism that receives its energy from carbon dioxide 3.Herbivores "“ organisms who receive their energy from plants Carnivores "“ organisms who r ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Jurassic Park

n very old sap.The scientists have recreated a diverse variety of dinosaurs that include omnivores, herbivores, and the well-known carnivores such as the giant T-Rex. These dinosaurs are kept in capti ...

(1 pages) 377 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The local ecosystem of Mt keira. plant adaptations and abundance as well as human impacts on the environment

il glands. The copious oils produced are an important feature of the genus they help defend it from herbivores because in large amounts they are toxic. It is thought the trees shed very large branches ...

(5 pages) 3356 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Importance of chlorophyll

firstly and most obviously food. Chlorophyll helps plants grow which in turn can be eaten either by herbivores which are then eaten by us or eaten directly by us, as vegetables. Food is also one of th ...

(3 pages) 40 4 3.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology

Capybara

more capybaras, live on the grasslands and near riverbanks, or in swamps and marshes. Capybaras are herbivores whose main diet is water plants and grasses. Occasionally a capybara will also eat leaves ... . Occasionally a capybara will also eat leaves, seeds and the bark of young trees. Because they are herbivores, they do not have any distinctive hunting habits. Capybaras are shy creat ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Vegetarianism

er hand, have intestinal tracts that are much longer than carnivores of comparable size. Like other herbivores, longer intestines allow the body more time to break down fiber and absorb the nutrients ... the intestines. Research has even found out that our saliva has carbohydrate-digesting enzymes like herbivores. Our stomach also has a PH of 4 to 5 like herbivores whereas carnivores have one or maxim ...

(2 pages) 18 1 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Discuss the origin and significance of diversity within and between species in a named taxonomic group of your choice(Ants).

qualities. They originally evolved in a rain forest type climate living predominantly amongst large herbivores. Indeed this is where we see the greatest number of Formīca and variation in species ...

(8 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology