Essays Tagged: "Orinoco"


out of much of their original habitat. Jaguars are thought to be numerous in the upper basin of the Orinoco, in Venezuela, but everywhere else they are in danger of extinction. There a ...

(2 pages) 40 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Electric Eel

heir discharge.III. HabitatThe electric eel may be found in the basins of both the Amazon River and Orinoco River, as well as the surrounding areas. They live in Murky, low-oxygenated freshwater stre ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology


a. Red bellied piranhas thrive mostly in the Amazon river. Other species thrive in regions known as Orinoco, Guyana, Rio Sao Francisco, Rio Paraguay and Rio Parana ranges. Piranhas are used as food by ...

(3 pages) 2067 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


4 NATURAL RESOURCES 5 LAND USE 5 THE MAP 6 TOPOGRAPHY MAP 6 POLITICAL AND PHYSICAL MAP 7 THE GREAT ORINOCO RIVER 9 QUICK FACTS 10 WORK CITED 11 HISTORY Venezuela is the most northerly South American ... th interests in U.S. asphalt companies, Guyana gold, the Isthmian Canal project, and control of the Orinoco River mouth. The early 1900's came with German and British blockades on the coast, and relat ...

(4 pages) 28 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Mitigation Strategies and Practical Solutions to Environmental Problems in South America

d's tropical forests. The continent encompasses the Andes Mountains and major rivers, including the Orinoco, the Parana-Plata and the magnificent Amazon, a river filled with countless wonders of bio-d ...

(9 pages) 67 0 3.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science