Essays Tagged: "termites"

INSECTS

, 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?

tries.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. Chimps are omnivores, eating also ...

(1 pages) 35 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Animal Intelligence

tools. Thos was first discovered in the 1960s that a chimpanzee was using a grass stems to fish out termites that they eat for a dessert. This shocked a lot of scientists and was felt to unbelievable. ...

(5 pages) 67 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

A funny and creative piece written from the persective of a cat who realizes he is a homosexual

nything to look forward to and nothing exciting every happens. There's nobody else in the house but termites, and the occasional mosquito who finds his way inside. So, I just think about things any ty ...

(3 pages) 35 1 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Journal Review: "Dim Forest, Bright Chimps" (Author: Boesch, Christophe and Boesch-Achermann, Hedwige).

cts like branches, rocks, and heavy stones. These objects are used to crack open hard nuts, extract termites from their nests or even honey from a beehive. The chimps learn to use these tools with ext ...

(3 pages) 50 0 4.9 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"Global Warming: Time To Act": A persuasive paper on why people should stop global warming

Global warming affects the world the same way termites affect a house. Termites surround a family in the foundation of a house but go unseen and u ... til the point the house comes crashing down. The only way to stop something like global warming (or termites), is to prevent it before it gets too serious. Global warming is caused by the man-made pro ...

(6 pages) 258 0 2.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Termite Mounds

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 ... the colony grows so does the mound. The mounds that are extremely large have more than five million termites within them. Termite mounds have long life sands that are measured in centuries. Old trees ...

(2 pages) 2479 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION IN INSECTS (Using at least three examples, discuss insect communication systems)

Social insects, such as bees, termites and ants, live together in groups as large as hundreds of thousands of individuals. In a co ...

(4 pages) 12 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Green Building

We as a human race are like little termites on the surface of the earth, tearing up and destroying everything natural on this earth. We ...

(9 pages) 90 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

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

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

Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande

r. The Zande concept of witchcraft is not simple to understand. If a granary crumbles down because termites ate it up, it not the fault of witchcraft. If a boy 'knocks his foot on a stump of wood' (E ...

(4 pages) 42 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande

ter.The Zande concept of witchcraft is not simple to understand. If a granary crumbles down because termites ate it up, it not the fault of witchcraft. If a boy 'knocks his foot on a stump of wood' (E ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology