Essays Tagged: "reptiles"

Current status of malaria vaccinology

P .ovale. Malaria does not only effect humans, but can also infect a variety of hosts ranging from reptiles to monkeys. It is therefore necessary to look at all the aspects in order to assess the pos ...

(9 pages) 70 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine


ime.Insects are by far the biggest group of creatures on Earth. Just think how many animals, birds, reptiles and fish feed on this endless supply of insects all over the world.Beetles.Most beetles hav ...

(2 pages) 150 5 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Transitions of Reptiles to Mammals

a long boring read, lots of techno words needs work on footnotes and referencesTransitions of Reptiles to MammalsA long long time ago, in a galaxy not too far away, was a little blue planet call ... ide examples, using specifictransitional fossils, to show that mammals have evolved from a group of reptiles and weresimply not placed here by unknown forces.Before I begin, I would like to define som ...

(10 pages) 105 2 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Discuss Crane's treatment of nature in The Red Badge of Courage and Henry's shifting attitudes towards it

at it actually has the ability to care or not.Naming army troops and weaponry as monsters, dragons, reptiles and serpents is common in the first four chapters, thus giving nature a military connotatio ...

(3 pages) 116 2 5.0 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Were Dinosaurs warm-blooded? Evidence supporting the claim that dinosaurs were warmblooded from strongest to weakest...

ugh comparative anatomical studies of micro-thin sections of bone from dinosaurs, modern birds, and reptiles, the men found that both the dinosaur bones and the modern bird bones contained vascular ca ... rapid growth and vascular bone development are characteristics of endothermic animals. Cold-blooded reptiles are marked with "arrest lines", which exhibit slow growing bone that lacks the many vascula ...

(7 pages) 136 5 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

A Journey Through Evolution - The locomotion and behavioral changes of fishes, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. A good starting place for short biology papers.

. For example, you may want to choose the theme of "reproductive strategies" of fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals, or you may choose "locomotion", "environmental adaptations", etc etc e ... or died. Through the ages, we went from jawless and cartilaginous fishes all the way to amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, and finally to human beings.The earth experienced its first vertebrate in ...

(8 pages) 91 0 4.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Biology notes on Amphibians.

amphibians thrived in this wet terrestrial environment, sharing it with pelycosaurs and other early reptiles. In the Permian period, after the Carboniferous, amphibians increased to a total of 40 fami ...

(1 pages) 33 0 4.4 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Green Anole (Anolis Carolinis): Physique, mating, and needs. Small reptile care.

Reptiles manage to endure as one of the most fascinating types of creatures on earth. One of the mos ... o endure as one of the most fascinating types of creatures on earth. One of the most commonly found reptiles in southern United States is the Green Anole, or Anolis Carolinis. The life of one of these ... to be the home to this intriguing creature. From color changes to spray bottles, the lives of these reptiles consist of numerous fascinating physical properties, enthralling mating behavior, and vital ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


ed only little or no role to the dinosaurs.At the beginning of the Triassic various other groups of reptiles, which had survived the great extinction, took their place in the ecological system of the ... reat extinction, took their place in the ecological system of the Mesozoic. Those were the diapside reptiles, which evolved into the quadrupedal, sprawling lizards, and the herbivore rhynchosaurs, but ...

(5 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

More Than a Prize

egrees and a moderate level of humidity. Obtaining food can somewhat be difficult considering these reptiles are insectivores, a diet consisting only of insects. The game operator probably fails to me ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays


Reptiles are often thought of as slimy, but their skin their skin is actually cool, dry, and leather ... as slimy, but their skin their skin is actually cool, dry, and leathery. The scales, which give the reptiles' skin their texture, are part of a thick skin with few glands. The reptile must periodicall ... de in cool places and in cold weather they hide and enter and inactive state similar to hibernation.Reptiles produce amniotic eggs which maintain a suitably moist environment for the developing animal ...

(1 pages) 25 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Rulers of the Jurassic Sea

"Rulers of the Jurassic Seas" was an outstanding article that gave insight into the fish-shaped reptiles called the Ophthalmosaurus. Ryosuke Motani who is a very successful paleontologist wrote th ...

(2 pages) 19 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

MegaFauna in Australia

evolved in isolation. Eighty-five percent of Australia's flowering plants, 84 % of mammals, 89 % of reptiles, 93 % of frogs, and 85 % of inshore marine fish are unique to Australia. Even among the hig ...

(1 pages) 31 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Through this report a discussion of the elements of The Lost World by Michael Crichton will be explored. A further explanation of how these elem...

le island, along with the surrounding islands, and found nothing. Aberrant forms of extremely large reptiles had been washing up on the shores of various Costa Rican islands, and word was getting out ... th. The government would incinerate them on the spot immediately so nobody knew if they were really reptiles. Until Richard Levine got word of one of them which they had not heard of yet. Being as obs ...

(6 pages) 38 0 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Rodents and Reptiles of Cuba

There are some eighty species of reptiles in Cuba, and a wide variety of rodents. Cuban reptiles are not poisonous. The Jutía ... nt of lagartijas or lizards on the island, also called "caguayos" in different areas of Cuba. These reptiles serve a tremendous role in controlling the insect population since they live on small insec ...

(2 pages) 22 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


There are about 750 species of geckos. The gecko is a small and harmless creature. These nocturnal reptiles have soft skin, and a short, stout body carrying a large head. These facts aren't what is t ...

(4 pages) 26 1 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


ng with dinosaurs and other extinct animals, and we only have the fossils of them. Turtles are also reptiles even though they do not look anything like snakes or lizards. They are still reptiles. You ...

(2 pages) 964 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Warm Blooded Or Cold Bloded

Dinosaurs, like other reptiles, were thought until fairly recently to be cold-blooded. There is still a good case for this ... rs such as sunlight and shade. Cold-blooded creatures include fish, amphibians (such as frogs), and reptiles. The view that dinosaurs were cold-blooded includes these evidences: all other living repti ... high activity level suggests warm-bloodedness; dinosaur bones were more porous than those of living reptiles. This indicates a high rate of blood flow, a characteristic of warm-blooded creatures. Some ...

(3 pages) 17 0 4.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Why We Read Further

ively prove his point king brings up some common fears that plague people in general. King mentions reptiles, which have fascinated yet spooked mankind at the same time for generations. The he moves s ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Depresonalization- Derealization

d. I purashed a carpet python and and a water python off them. Thankfully i was able to look at the reptiles before purchase. The water python is fine but that was captive breed so i can understand th ... s a very fussy feeding and rarely feeds. When i purchased the snake it was my first experience with reptiles and i was told it was a excellent snake that eats well, by ben. Well dont get me wrong it i ...

(1 pages) 602 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History