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    Animals In Antarctica Antarctica is full of mysteries to most people who have never been there before, It’s like going to space or the moon. Antarctica is like a desert, except It’s not hot and it's very cold It’s the coldest continent in the entire Earth and all you see is the snow, sky, water and penguins, seals, birds. it does not rain or snow a lot there, but when it does snow instead of melting they remain there and builds up for many years and make a large thick sheets of ice and they are called ice sheets. There is also glaciers, ice-shelves, and icebergs. It can drop to about -89.2 C and can reach a wind speed of 320 km/h, but the average wind speed is 12.3 mph. Adelie penguins are the smallest and the most common penguins in Antarctica they are about 27 inches tall and weigh 8-12 lbs, they have a white ring surrounding their eyes and looks like somewhat a tuxedo. Adelie eats fish, squid, krill and crustaceans, Adelie penguins can stay underwater for about 2-3 minutes and during those minutes they dive 40-50 meters depth. They have about 2 million pairs and their eggs take about 34-36 days to hatch and when the egg hatches the…

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    Hydrurga leptonyx, also known as leopard seals, are incredible creatures that possess traits of survival and adaptability. Their widespread residency throughout the Antarctic and some parts north of that combined with their diversified eating habits places them highly in marine mammals as a potential species to survive environmental changes. This essay connects an understanding of the population and foraging ecology of Hydrurga leptonyx with their future existence in relation to climate change.…

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    Leopard Seal Environment

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    Hydrurga leptonyx, also known as leopard seal, are incredible creatures that possess traits of survival and adaptability. Their widespread residency throughout the Antarctic and some parts north of that area combined with their diversified eating habits, places them as a marine mammal with high potential to survive environmental changes. This essay connects an understanding of the population and foraging ecology of Hydrurga leptonyx with their future existence in relation to the threat of…

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    Nordenskjoeldi's giant penguin (Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi) is a species of megafauna, with evidence suggesting it lived 37-45 million years ago. It's diet mainly consisted of fish and other seafood and it was an aquatic creature, spending the majority of its life in the water. These giant penguins grew up to 1.7 metres in height and 90kg in weight (Abyssal, 2015). It had a bent wing joint, beneficial for flight and powerful propulsion under water when diving for fish. Gilbert Price,…

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    Essay On Capybaras

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    A female can weigh up to twice what her mate weighs. Harpy eagles mate for life and the males will help with incubation although most of the sitting is done by the female. Young harpy eagles will fledge at four and-a-half to six months old and reach sexual maturity at 4-5 years old. They prey on tree-dwelling mammals like sloths, various kinds of monkeys, and opossums, and occasionally on other birds like macaws and reptiles like iguanas. (peregrinefund.org; pbs.org) The Toco toucan is one of…

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    Throughout “Sympathy”, a river is symbolic of freedom. “And the river flows like a stream of glass” (“Sympathy” 4). Rivers are free flowing, as they flow in one direction and it cannot be restricted. This symbol shows that the character desperately wants to be free. Slaves are restricted, having no will of their own because their oppressor forces them into what to do. Moreover. the bird represents a slave, as it is shut in its cage. Hence, in this case, a free flowing river is precisely what the…

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    The organization, diction and figurative language within the poem "A Great Scarf of Birds" by John Updike allows the readers to understand the theme of change is beautiful and prepares them for the narrator 's last statement. The organization highlights the importance of the event, diction further illustrates the tone and the figurative language intensifies the imagery within the piece shedding light on the importance of this time in the narrator 's life. The structure of the narrative poem…

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    Sustainable Areas

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    the acers that I was given to transform into a park I have decided to make it into a place where people can come and relax, enjoy the sounds of birds and if they want can…

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    This semester I had the opportunity to participate in a third grade classroom over at York Country Day School. The lessons I observed were based off of the new FOSS Module that my teacher was piloting. It was a unique learning experience because it was her first time teaching the material. I felt that we were able to learn and grow from one another as we reflected on components of the lessons. The activities were hands-on and put students in charge of their own learning which is the heart of…

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    Book Review Imagine a world where you can talk to an animal, and that animal will then talk back to you. That world is real, and the animal is an African Grey Parrot. Irene Pepperberg wrote a memoir called, Alex & Me. This book is about Pepperberg’s experiences and hardships studying birds, in particular a bird’s ability to talk and understand words, and her growing relationship with one bird. This bird was named Alex, and he was an African Grey who died at a young age of thirty-one years old.…

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