Essays Tagged: "predators"

The Ebola virus

The most deadly killers on this earth are too small to see with the naked eye. These microscopic predators are viruses. In my report, I will answer many basic questions concerning one of the fastes ...

(6 pages) 89 0 3.9 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Canada's Endangered Species

able. There are many problems to overcome if the swift fox is to survive. Habitat loss, drought and predators are the nature's contribution to the endangerment of the fox. Apparently however, the Cana ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Sleep Apnea

nt ancestorsout of harms way during the night when they could not see as well astheir night roaming predators.Sleep is regulated by a connected series of structures in thedeep midline areas, and along ...

(5 pages) 187 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Peregrine Falcon

als for food. Falconiformes are equipped with hooked beaks and strong talons, making them excellent predators. All Falconiformes are daytime hunters.The peregrine falcon is the best-known of the fifty ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The High Waymen" (inspired by tale of two cities, by Dickens )

ad, broadcasting a message for nearly a mile of the nearing prey. The sound alerting all the nearby predators to keep a good watch, to be ready, for the prize will soon be in their grasp.The fog, like ...

(4 pages) 43 1 2.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Invertebrates. 14 pages. Has an introduction and includes a lot of information about all the subphyla of the phylum invertebrata.

nvertebrates are further behind in evolution, they are very soft and squishy and more vulnerable to predators. Higher invertebrates are further along in evolution, they are tougher and can be consider ... culatory systems.oThey're flat.oMostly aquatic.oTheir soft bodies cause them to be unprotected from predators and dehydration.oFlatworms are hermaphroditic and they can reproduce sexually and asexuall ...

(12 pages) 113 0 2.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Carnivorous Plants

rder we expect to find in nature. These insectivorous plants, as they are sometimes called, are the predators , rather than the passive prey. Adaptions such as odiferous lures and trapping mechanisms ...

(6 pages) 82 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


nkind include the production by healthy ecosystems of drinkable water,clean air, and fertile soils. Predators that can help control pests and pollinators that are vital to agricultureare yet another p ...

(1 pages) 142 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Sociobiology in Primates Relative to Evolutionary Anthropology. How did the earliest primates evolve into humans?

ps. Carl van Shaik's predation model claims that the main benefit of grouping is in protection from predators. And while it is true that ground groups may be larger than arboreal ones because terrestr ... ng food and maintaining homeostasis, and there is power in numbers when it comes to fending against predators. Chimps offer mutual aid to other members of the group, such as babysitting, midwifing, gr ...

(5 pages) 80 0 1.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Short History of South Australia.

es came across the sea from South-East Asia at least 50,000 years ago. Apart from a few carnivorous predators and poisonous snakes, the environment was relatively non-threatening to the continents fir ...

(3 pages) 60 3 2.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

" Sunset on the Savanna" by James Shreeve, Discover, July 1996, pp.116-125.

nds. Bipedalism offers hominids the ability to see over tall savanna grasses, to more easily escape predators, and gives the ability to walk more efficiently over long distances. James Shreeve, howeve ...

(2 pages) 39 0 1.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

"The Winter of Our Discontent" by John Steinbeck.

ther prefer bigger than personal. He states that the bulldozer and cranes "were silent like waiting predators in the early morning". This shows the present world with its massive companies and new way ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Pholcidae spiders.

. The fast circular vibrations, along with the thin shape of its body makes it became a blur, of to predators, invisible.The spider hangs in a messy, tangled web. Usually found in caves, under rocks a ...

(1 pages) 41 1 4.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Essay On "The Old Man and the Sea" by Earnest Hemmingway.

, until finally pulling it in. Santiago's attitude toward the fish is also changed as he fought off predators after the fish. Santiago's relationship with his greatest catch in 8t days developed into ... shore.Although the fight was useless, Santiago fought his hardest in order to fight off the hungry predators, which were after the meat that left this trail of blood. Santiago's care for this majesti ...

(2 pages) 53 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Life, description and other facts about Snapping Turtles.

ells are wonderful protection. When a turtle is afraid he pulls himself into his shell to hide from predators and humans. Turtles can detect danger close by. However some species of turtles are unable ... at Destruction, Hunting, Environmental Pollution, Alien Species and Diseases and the natural killer Predators. Help is on the way. In the United States, Federal laws have been passed to protect variou ...

(3 pages) 50 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

2001 a space odyssey.

erhole show the Australiopithicine's weakness and their failure to fully protect themselves against predators and competitors. Next, the conjunction symbolizes an important event in human history. For ...

(2 pages) 81 0 4.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

White tiger, is it really endangered?

rrible disadvantage. Because they lack normal camouflage, which offers cubs some protection against predators, they rarely survive to adulthood. The white gene is removed before it can be passed on to ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The american crocodile

med the earth for thousands of years, endangered.This crocodile hunts for a living. "Crocodiles are predators, mostly nocturnal, and spend most of their time in water; they are also known to take long ... ht. Their camouflage also helps them blend in with their environment and makes them more successful predators. The waters crocodiles inhabit usually blend rather well with the animal's greenish colora ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Strengths and weaknesses of aversion therapy

protect endangered species. For examples. In America conditioned flavour aversions are used against predators such as snakes, foxes and hawks to stop them destroying the eggs of endangered species suc ...

(1 pages) 30 0 1.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Pennuto, Christopher M. 2002. Seasonal Differences in Predator-prey Behavior inExperimental Streams. The American Midland Naturalist: 150:254-267.

two stream-dwelling organisms, a mayfly and caddisfly, changed their substrate, and studied fishfly predators eating pattern. He also, studied the movement of predators with and without prey in winter ... odsFor this experiment you would need the following: live organism from a river, such as fly eating predators, and substrates from the river. Ephemerella invaria, Hydropsyche venularis, Symphitopsyche ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology