Essays Tagged: "Termite"

Silverfish Insect

ly live outdoors under rocks, bark and leaf mold, in the nests of birds and mammals, and in ant and termite nests. However, many are found in houses and are considered a pest, or at least a nuisance, ...

(1 pages) 66 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


, the second pair folds away. The first pair then closes down like a shell to protect them.Ants and Termites.Ants live together in large colonies and often make nest underground. The ant hill is full ... s, gather food and look after the larvae that hatch from the eggs, until they turn into young ants. Termites are ant-like insects. They build huge mounds of earth from grains of soil. Inside live mill ...

(2 pages) 150 5 3.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

What's up with Chimps?

e found in 21 different African countries.Feeding Time!Yuck! Would you ever think about ingesting a termite? Well, chimpanzees think of termites as a delicacy. They also like to devour bark from trees ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

How animals adapt to environment they live in.

which may offer as much protection as an egg. Finally, the adult emerges.Common desert invertebratesTermites and locusts are both invertebrates found in the desert.Termites: Termites, found all over t ... se tunnels usually go as deep as the groundwater so that a water supply is readily available to the termite colony. The mounds, which are made of dirt, decaying plants, and termite secretions that dry ...

(19 pages) 96 0 3.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Termite Mounds

Termite Mound is found on Stuart Highway near Darwin in northern territory, Australia. Termite mound ... tralia, thy are found all over the world. The most common places are Brizil, Africa, and Australia. Termite mounds are found in dry tropical habitats. The purpuse and function of a termite moun ... as balance, and humidity. The cone shaped temite mound is both fortress and air conditioner for the termites. The termites use the mound to culterate fungis gardens. The termites tend to their gardens ...

(2 pages) 2449 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Cook's Pest Control, Inc. v. Robert and Margo Rebar Case Brief

2002FactsOn August 28, 2000, Cook's Pest Control and Mr. & Mrs. Rebar entered into a renewable "Termite Control Agreement" for 1 year. Under that agreement, Cook's Pest Control was obligated to in ... ement" for 1 year. Under that agreement, Cook's Pest Control was obligated to inspect for and treat termites for the Rebars.On August 16, 2001, Mrs. Rebar paid for the renewal of the contract and subm ...

(2 pages) 11 0 3.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Scientific Taxonomy and Earth's Biodiversity

derms. This includes the description of the following species in particular: elephants, armadillos, termites, butterflies, penguins, hummingbirds, starfishes, and sand dollars. While these species hav ... classifies animals with girdle like shells.InsectsInsects include many species, in particular, the termite and butterfly. These two insects generally share these characteristics: an exoskeleton, thre ...

(4 pages) 27 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Scientific Taxonomy and Earth's Biodiversity

armadillo uses its sharp claws to dig for grubs or insects (National Geographic Society, 2008).The termite and butterfly are part of the insect group which has many species. Some shared characteristi ... food through a proboscis, such as from rotting fruits or some even prefer animal flesh or fluids. A termite's diet usually feeds upon dead plant material (wood, leaf litter, soil, animal dung, and cro ...

(3 pages) 1454 0 3.0 May/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers