Essays Tagged: "small animals"

Carnivorous Plants

photosynthesizers to capture, chemically break-down and digest insect prey (and in some cases even small animals.) There is no reason to fear them though. The majority are herbaceous perennials, usua ... evolved millions of years ago from plants whose leaves formed depressions that retained rain water. Small insects would sometimes fall into these water reservoirs and drown, eventually being decompose ...

(6 pages) 82 2 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Plant Biology


e in allparts of the world, except for Antarctica, but are mostlyfound in tropical areas. Frogs are small animals withsmooth moist skin, and big eyes that can see in almostany direction. Most species ... e heat, after burying themselves in sand and clay.Frogs are carnivores. They eat just about anythingsmaller than then that moves. A frog thinks like this: Ifit's smaller than itself and moves, eat it. ...

(4 pages) 46 1 4.9 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Vector Organisms and the Diseases They Carry "

ferent organisms and the diseases that they carry.First, I will be explaining deer ticks. Ticks are small spider-like organisms that attach themselves to a donor body. Male ticks are black. Females ha ... accidentally. Deer ticks go through three life stages. The first stage is the larva. The larvae are small and tan colored. They usually feed on things like chipmunks, mice, and other small animals. Ny ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"Of Mice and Men" by , John Steinbeck.

dream of tending rabbits. He has a love for petting soft items such a dresses, hair and especially small animals. At the beginning of the novel Lennie finds a dead mouse. When George asks him to give ...

(2 pages) 40 1 2.3 Jun/2003

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

History, Physical Information, Population, Cultural Landscape, Government, Economy of Mexico

buffalo, mammoths, mastodons, and other large animals. Their way of life explains why they lived in small, temporary communities. Then in 7500 B.C., the climate became drier, and the herds could not f ... not find enough food and became extinct. Because of this change the Indians began to survive off of small animals, berries, and seeds of wild plants. Around 7000 B.C. Indians learned how to grow plant ...

(13 pages) 190 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Carl Rodgers and B.F. Skinner: Behaviorism Comparison between two descriptions of behavior

udy of behavior involved close contact with the experimental laboratory, where he experimented with small animals such as rats and pigeons. As the experimenter, he was able to study the use of stimuli ...

(3 pages) 178 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Character Analysis of Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451

tes. IN his eight years of employment, Montag even joined in the firemen's bestial sport of letting small animals loose and betting on which ones the Mechanical Hound would annihilate first.In the las ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Dinosaur Extinction.

. Some of the reasons for the extinction of the dinosaurs are that they died in a meteorite impact, small mammals ate their eggs, a world-wide flood wiped them out. They could not cope with their envi ... ove or explain how it happened. A theory that works for large animals usually does not work for the small animals or sea creatures. Scientists agree that whatever happened to the dinosaurs must have a ...

(7 pages) 46 0 4.1 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Coral reefs.

Corals are simple and archaic animals called polyps. Their small body has a ring of tentacles that have stinging cells which help them catch small animals for ...

(6 pages) 41 0 1.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Wolf Essay.

sed their sharp sense of smell and their excellent hearing to help them find their prey. Wolves eat small animals like rabbits, raccoons, mice and larger animals like deer. They even eat birds and ins ...

(1 pages) 20 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Sitting Bull

vided every thing that was needed like the Bison provided meat and skins for shelter. While still a small child Sitting Bull learned to use a small boy's bow. With his bow he hunted rabbits, birds and ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compsognathus Dinosaur

Weight: 8 lbs (3.6 kg) Period: Late JurassicCompsognathus was once the smallest known dinosaur -- about the size of a chicken. Because of its size and the lightness of its ... t showed no feather impressions, a feathered Compsognathus is unlikely.The Compsognathus ate mostly small animals such as moles, rats, and other small Animals. Compsognathus was the fourth smallest di ...

(1 pages) 1758 0 1.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Mice Of Men

. Then there is a major turn in events. George is not aware of his strength and he likes picking up small animals. But he ends up killing them with out knowing so. George and henry went to a new place ...

(1 pages) 479 0 1.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


rn and the western. The tribes lived a simple, untouched life as hunters in the plains. They hunted small animals and gathered plant roots and berries to eat. Their homes usually consisted of branches ... y 11th. 1805, ""This evening Sacagawea was delivered of a fine boy. Mr. Jessaume informed me that a small portion of the rattle of a rattlesnake had never failed to hasten a birth. Having such a rattl ...

(5 pages) 14 1 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

The Great Race

Arlington, this project would not have gone as smoothly. They were all thrilled to help me with the small animals. To make sure I had the best results possible, I used two individuals from each specie ...

(1 pages) 542 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Of Mice And Men

in the town called Soledad. The story starts with two main characters that George Wilton and Lennie small. They move farm to farm. George is small and not strong. But he is smart and good at his job. ... f Lennie who are not intelligent. He is just like a child and likes stroking. So he usually strokes small animals as mice. But he doesn¡¯t realize that he is really strong and kills animals ...

(4 pages) 954 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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


ful stories about the "DREAMTIME" and painted pictures of them on the walles of caves.They lived in small familygroups, hunting and trying to find things to eat, but they never took all of it because ... all of it because the Abborigines understood and loved their land. The women looked for plants and small animals to eat, and the men hunted lager animals, like kangaroos and possums.But the dream end ...

(2 pages) 811 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

One Scary Night

an old Civil War cemetery that is said to be used by weird atheists that sacrifice goats and other small animals. For so long, kids have talked about going, but no one ever had. The thought haunting ...

(2 pages) 643 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analysis of Whales

The other type of whale is called Odontoceti. These are the toothed whales that eat squid and other small animals that live in the ocean. They are predators and use their teeth to chew the food and ki ... long and weigh up to 174 tons. This would make the blue whale bigger than any of the dinosaurs. The smallest whale is called the Dwarf Sperm Whale and they are 8 feet long and weigh up to 600 pounds. ...

(7 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Issues of Animal Testing?

animal testing should be stopped. They disagree with animal testing because in animal testing labs, small animals like hamsters, rats and mice are usually kept in a small box about the size of a shoe ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology