Essays Tagged: "rodents"

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

as in 1998, but the rodent problem continues, and awareness of the problem has not been heightened. Rodents are taking over the world.Rodents are known as being herbivores; but rodents eat almost any ... o responsible for over a trillion dollars in loses a year in the United States.It would appear that rodents are training us for their own gains. In Austin, Texas on the campus of the University of Tex ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.1 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Black Death - What it was, and what effect it had on Europe in the 13th Century.

wn as the bubonic plague; it's caused by a bacillus carried by fleas, which infest certain kinds of rodents including the prairie dogs of the American southwest. In its first pass through Europe it ki ...

(2 pages) 101 0 2.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Exporting pesticides.

fects pesticides pose to developing nations. On the Pro side there is the argument that insects and rodents eat up to 50 percent of all crops that are desperately needed by developing countries fast g ... evidence in my research to prove that. I would agree that with the loss of crops due to insects and rodents the cost of farm products would have to go up, but I think the percentages were a little hig ...

(7 pages) 203 2 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

The plague.

Africa or India. Many years ago, colonies of infected rats were established in India. Some of these rodents infected traders on the route between the Middle East and China. Traders and Mongol armies t ...

(9 pages) 100 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This essay is about rachel carson and her book silent spring and her why she thinks that pesticides like DDT are ruining the earth and what we can do to help.

a to spray chemicals over the earth, she knew there were better ways of killing the weeds, insects, rodents, and other organisms that are a problem. She spent most of her life researching and writing ...

(6 pages) 116 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Cooking Methods of the Australian Aborigines including Examples

vours or heat. The aborigines used hot stones to fry Bogong moths, banks of coals to cook marsupial rodents, larger shaped hearths for baking cakes, cooked tubers and leached toxins from various foods ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Discuss: Methods by which archaeologists carry out the uncovering or excavation of archaeological sites

separately. These areas of different soil composition are designated as features and are caused by rodents, fire, organic material that has decayed and human activities. All soil removed is then plac ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Archaeology

Lassa Fever an Epidemic

s disease is caught early on in the process and is immediately treated.Etiology The mastomys rodents shed this virus in there urine and in their droppings. It is transmitted through touch or ea ... haled by a human then there is a great possibility of the virus being transmitted. The places these rodents are found usually are located in very rural areas. In such places these people eat these ani ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

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 (Hutia), which is a large rat like roden ...

(2 pages) 22 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Marketing Plan for Pet Shop with a twist

carry a wide variety of pets, such as large and small breed dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and rodents. The four major differences between Pet Market and the competition are that the competition ... carry a wide variety of pets, such as large and small breed dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and rodents. These stores also carry supply items, including pet food, carriers, toys, and nutrition ite ...

(15 pages) 363 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Europe in the Late Middle Ages.

Black Plague was trade. It originated in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia where it was common among the rodents and fleas there. One of the animals carried it to China and from there it spread around the ...

(4 pages) 65 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Experimental animal testing.

sts and testers in research have used animals of all kinds. Most of the animals are small ones like rodents: rats, mice, hamsters and gerbils. Some dogs, cats and a variety of goats, monkeys, and rabb ...

(7 pages) 117 0 3.2 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing


l them and save you money in the long run.Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) is a common name for many rodents belonging to the same family as the woodchuck, chipmunk, and also the prairie dog. The tree ... t that can be fun to watch at one moment and at the other moment you want to get rid of these pesky rodents. They are very smart when it comes to cheating death, so be sure and succeed in whatever way ...

(4 pages) 28 1 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Black Plague

n in actuality the Black Plague was different diseases. The pneumonic plague was spread by fleas on rodents. (Xenopsylla cheopis) A flea would feed on an infected rodent and then jump to another host, ...

(2 pages) 21 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Testing Drugs On Animals

ponsible for that decrease.Out of all of the animals used for testing, 86% are rats, mice and other rodents. All are specially bred laboratory species. The reason rats and other rodents are so popular ... other rodents are so popular are because of their small size, low cost and ease in handling. These rodents can also be bred with natural defects to simulate models of human diseases. Mice have been b ...

(3 pages) 6 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Bubonic Plague

h in the first five days of being infected by the disease. The disease is carried by many different rodents, rats, marmots, and prairie dogs, it can be passed into the human population as easy as havi ... ed, but medieval European writers believe that it originated in China. The theory states " infected rodents migrated from the Middle East into southern Russia, the region between the Black Sea and the ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History


ure and low leptin levels correlate with energy saving (2-4; 12-15). Low leptin levels are found in rodents with the leptin gene (ob gene) knocked out and in people with mutations in the ob gene (14). ...

(4 pages) 5 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Trench Warfare In WWI

d bacteria spread in these conditions. Also, inhabiting soldiers must deal daily with rats and wild rodents, which feed on the corpses of their fellow colleagues and friends. This barbarian type of fi ...

(2 pages) 13 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

As the words and sentences went streaming across the computer

e as it appeared to me, he didn't like her too much.Angie and I were acting like a couple of little rodents fighting over a piece of cheese. I was so aggravated that he said he didn't like her in the ...

(5 pages) 301 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

101 Dumb Moments in Business

December few of the restaurants have cited number of health code violations, including evidence of rodents and live cockroaches. Inspection was recently done, and the company tried to address the pro ... hey also said, "Although it passed its health inspections, the restaurant was cited for evidence of rodents several times in the past three years, among other violations. In its most recent inspection ...

(7 pages) 34 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers