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  • Alligator Transcript

    Transcript Transcript of American Alligator (Alligator mississippiens) SCIN 130 Power Point presentation by Serena L. Sobolewski Introduction: The organism that I have chosen for this assignment is an animal, of the crocodilian family, called the American Alligator. The scientific name is Alligator mississipiens In Spanish it is is called El Legarto, meaning the lizard. The habitat preferred by the American Alligator is fresh water swamps, marshes, rivers, lakes, and occasionally smaller bodies of water, such as man-made retention ponds. The alligator range is from the southern Virginia/North Carolina border, along the Atlantic coast to Florida and along the Gulf of Mexico as far west as the Rio Grande in Texas. I chose this organism because…

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  • Alligators And Crocodiles Essay

    “The Difference between Alligators and Crocodiles” Plenty of people confuse the alligators and crocodiles, as they are both large, scaly animals of prey. What most people do not think of is that while they are very alike in some ways, they are two extremely different, yet super frightening hunters. Both of these reptiles are members of the reptilian family Crocodylia, however they are from two different families. There are a sum of 25 types of crocodilians (belonging to the Crocodylia family),…

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  • River Otter Family

    had little investigation, but this is a key factor in feeding behaviors. This study agreed with the overall idea that river otters prefer mid-sized fish. River otters also consume amphibians (primarily frogs), crustaceans (mainly crayfish), small mammals, reptiles, birds, and fruits. One study that was conducted by the Southwestern Association of Naturalists looked at the predation on alligator snapping turtles (Macrochelys temminckii) by river otters. This study was conducted in Oklahoma.…

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  • Alligator River Story: Personal Narrative Analysis

    When reflecting on the goal for the Alligator River Story, I have realized that I have become more aware of the issues that can challenge my thinking in a conflict/negotiation. This goal has been recognized when considering my stance when it comes to the topic of if a name influences judgement. I am torn between agreeing and disagreeing that a name can influence judgement. I am undecided due to the fact that I believe that personal associations can have a positive or negative influence of a…

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  • Investigating The Relationship Between Electricity And Alligator Flip Wires

    The power pack was connected to a non-power electrical outlet. 2. Alligator-clip wires were attached to the D.C. outputs of the power pack. 3. An ammeter with already an alligator clip wire attached, was connected to one end of a wire that was attached to the power pack (See Diagram A). 4. The opposite ends of the alligator clip wires were attached to either end of a 17.5cm long graphite pencil (making sure that both ends of the pencil were sharpened). 5. A voltmeter that had two alligator clip…

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  • Sea Otters Essay

    Two of the most amazing keystone species are the sea otter and the American alligator. Sea otters are a keystone species in the Pacific Northwest and the marine ecosystems found along California’s shoreline. Sea otters are a very…

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  • Gator Attack Report

    Graves, Disney gator Teaser: Matt Graves said a second alligator attacked him as he tried to reach his 2-year-old son. Article: One month after the deadly gator attack that took the life of toddler Lane Graves, we now learn that two alligators were actually involved. Matt Graves, the toddler’s father, fought a second gator while trying to rescue his son. Second gator on the loose As 2-year-old Lane Graves was being pulled into the lagoon at the Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World, his…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Snapping Turtles

    What do Snapping Turtles Eat? Before you buy food for your baby snapping turtles, you need to consider which sort of snapping turtle you have. There are two sorts of snapping turtles: the alligator snapping turtles and the common snapping turtles. They are different from each other and have their own habits. They are both omnivores, so they eat both fresh meat and plants. One common thing about these turtles is that they will eat almost everything. You can give them some eggs, vegetables, some…

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  • Newton's Second Law Of Motion Essay

    Goal The goal of this experiment is to verify Newton’s 2nd Law of Motion. Introduction Newton’s 2nd Law states that when an external net force acts on an object, the acceleration of the object is proportional to the net force, and it also occurs in the same direction. The acceleration is also inversely proportional to the net force. Thus, the net force, which is the sum of all the forces acting on an object, is equal to the mass of the object multiplied by its acceleration. In this experiment,…

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  • Mississippi River Case Study

    Along the bank of the Mississippi River lived a community of white alligators. These alligators were kind and managed to stabilize peaceful relationships the other animals that shared the land and water with them. The alligators also worked extremely hard to keep their home as clean as could be. Everyday they woke before daybreak to scrub the bottom of the river with their scales and collect anything physical that endangered their habitat. This kept the water clear and free of any pollutants. …

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