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    1. My past camping experiences have been quite minor, but I used to live out in the desert with lots of wilderness around 2. The area I’m in is a more desert biome, outside or by a school with a large patch of desert. The typical temperature is Hot and I would expect minor precipitation to fall there in the month of my visit. The soil type is dry dirt and is very dusty, as well as the area around me is very barren. I chose a site on a slope without a water drainage feature. 3. I expected to find lots of shrubs, cactus, bushes, and no grass. That is close to what I observed when I was there. I observed an Owl coming up out of a hole, and make a sound at me. Which I believed it to be a burrowing owl. In addition, I saw jumping cactus, barrel…

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    Attack of the killer cacti Once there was this cactus right, and he was like mean and he wanted REVENGE!!!*coughing* he wanted to take REVENGE on me for kicking it. So it crept up on me and tried to poke me and I turned and kicked it. That’s why it wants REVENGE!! So whatever but let’s advance in the story; so George Washington playing the techno drums, WHAT oops, went back wrong way lets go forward. Ok so I went to school during fourth period as were leaving. This weird looking really…

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    Saguaro Cactus

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    Once Upon a time there was a very handsome prince and a very gorgeous princess. There names were Fair Maiden Dahlila and Prince Gloriosa Daisy. They had grown in a wild field together and had secretly loved each other since they were just wee sprouts. They have never argued and they secretly loved each other but neither of them wanted to admit it. They also had an amazing friend and her name was Callie. She was a beautiful Saguaro Cactus. They were also friends with a very small micro organism.…

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    Cactus Smart Sink

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    Policy change The Legacy Hopewell House has gone to a new system of disposing pharmaceuticals. The old system allowed for medication to be disposed of in the trash, sink, toilet, or sharps container. The new system, called the Cactus Smart Sink (CSS), allows for disposal in an environmentally safe and non-retrievable way. CSS utilizes a dual canister system that allows for disposal of both solid and liquid pharmaceuticals. Once the drug is placed into the canister it is rendered unretrievable…

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    Religion In Anthropology

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    Archaeological Anthropology Question 1: First Appearances of Religion When we think of religion, we often are reminded or churches or temples, morality, and an all-powerful, all-knowing, and benevolent being often referred to as a God, Goddess, or in some forms of recent religions, multitudes of the formers. As cited by the Oxford Dictionary there is one common definition of religion which is the “The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods.”…

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    deal with present and past stereotypes in the context of today’s society.” In order to display connections between the past and the present, Charles takes common black stereotypical characters and reinterprets them in contemporary ways. For example, the image of Aunt Jemima, a mammy, which is a black character that is historically known for being the caring house servant for the white family, is a caricature that Charles often critiques in his work. Similar to Charles, Colescott plays upon the…

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    The total number of Cactus Wrens will be recorded during the experiment. Two observers with binoculars will be positioned at opposite ends of the study site. The taxidermic models for study one will be placed accordingly to the species nesting area, being careful not to reveal or disturb any birds. The cover will be removed slowly and a latency period of 2 minutes will be placed, to minimize any test errors or effect of stimuli to behavioral responses (Dutour, et al., 2016). The behavioral…

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    Woodrats

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    A double-edged sword: what was thought to be a defense mechanism turns out to be an attractive feature (paper 4) Over the years, plants have adapted many features that act as defense mechanisms and help to protect the plant from harmful predators. In a 2014 study, Kevin D. Kohl et al. observed the efficiency of cactus spines as a defensive mechanism by studying white-throated woodrats, Neotoma albigula. These woodrats are herbivorous rats that are commonly found in the southwestern region of…

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    Early People Theory

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    The pre-clovis artifacts are the oldest in Virginia. The site that found this evidence is known as Cactus Hill. The evidence found here of the pre-clovis people was dated to 18,000 years ago. This meant that the first humans most likely started out from Europe some time from 20,000-30,000 years ago. The picture shows that North America and South America were connected in the southern part of the continent. After settling in Cactus Hill the first people would have came down south towards Chile.…

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    Maria Concepcion Analysis

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    Maria Concepcion, the story’s main character is no exception. Although she is just a young girl, Maria is extremely driven and determined. The author describes a tired Maria who would like nothing more than to sit and rest. “She would enjoyed resting for a moment in the dark shade by the roadside” the author states, “but she had no time to waste drawing cactus needles from her feet.” [208] Despite the pain she must have been in from the cactus needles Maria continues on simply because there’s a…

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