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  • Short Essay: The Importance Of Animals In Antarctica

    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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  • Ecology Of Hydrurga Leptonyx

    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

    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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  • Bird In The Hand Analysis

    On April 15, I attended Bird in the Hand by Jorge Ignacio Cortiñas at the California State University of Long Beach University Theatre. Bird in the Hand is about a boy who works at a theme park in Miami owned by his father who is dedicated to tropical birds. The boy, Felix, takes us on a tour of his last year in high school explaining how he came to inherit the park from his father and loses his best friend in the process. The narrator, Felix, feels caged and out-of-place, much like the imported…

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  • Analysis Of An Owl Pellet

    The independent variable in this lab was the different bones with took from the pellet and analyzed. The dependent variable was the types of animals we found out the owl had eaten based the analysis of the bones. My results supported my hypothesis. I found different types of bones and then after I analyzed them I found what kind of animal the owl had eaten. I found out that the owl pellet that I had contained bones from a mole, bird, shrew, and a rodent. My results were very similar to…

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  • Birds Of Paradise Research Paper

    To the human eye, birds are one of the most beautiful and eye catching in all of nature’s creations. Even a single stray of a feather has many wonders and secrets in itself. It’s form, delicacy and it’s coloring for example. With each of these they have the power to be overwhelming. There are many families of birds well known for spectacular visual impact of their plumage. One family of birds that stands out from the rest, not just because of the extravagant appearance of many of its…

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  • Data Synthesis Essay

    occurrence of the sparrows was to use an excel processor to determine a pie graph for the number of flock occurrences vs. single occurrences (more on this will be issued in the discussion). This specific graph was based on the numerical frequency of the birds seen flock feeding or not, and not the actual number of…

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  • Chicken Feathers Case Study

    Valorisation of chicken feathers: Optimization and Characterization of Cleaning process of chicken feathers by Response surface methodology Tamrat Tesfaye1 Bruce Sithole1, 2 Deresh Ramjugernath1, 3 1Discipline of Chemical Engineering, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa 2Forestry and Forest Products Research Centre, Natural Resources and the Environment, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Durban, South Africa 3Pro Vice-Chancellor: Innovation, Commercialization and…

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  • Characteristics Of Grenada Dove

    1. Short Description of the bird (include scientific name, IUCN assessment, physical features) The Grenada dove, (Leptoltila wellsi) is endemic to Grenada only. According to Oxford Dictinary (2018), define endemism as “the degree which the plants and animal of a particular area are both native and restricted to it”. The ICUN assessment shows, Leptoltila wellsi is critically endangered on the red list. Although its population is small scale it detrimentally decline due to hurricanes, residential…

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  • Multiple Choice Questions On Pigeons And Fresh Air

    1. What is alula? - Alula is a set of feathers on the first digit of birds which permits a slot on the wing. 2. What is crop milk? – Crop milk is a secretion from the lining of crop of parent…

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