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  • The Importance Of Chinchillas

    causes for chinchillas to be endangered by examining the history of human interaction with the species. The examination of its endangerment will be analyzed to discuss its effect on the ecosystem and the species’ biodiversity. In addition, the efforts made to revitalize the species will be discussed, as well as their effectiveness. The effects of domesticating chinchillas outside of its ecosystem will be examined. A focus of the paper will be to discuss what can be done to increase the population size of chinchillas. Introduction Chinchillas are a rodent species that is slightly larger and more rugged than ground squirrels. They have soft gray fur with long bushy tails. They have short forelimbs and long, muscular…

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  • Nuria Chinchilla Leadership Style

    Nuria Chinchilla “was generally acknowledged to be a leader if not the leader in workplace flexibility and work-family issues internationally” (2). Nuria, by definition is a leader, someone who led others to deliberately generate an outcome that would not have been achievable otherwise. She spent the majority of her professional career advocating for the possibility of having balance in the workplace and home life. Leading in so many more ways than solely getting people to implicate her proposed…

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  • The Importance Of Class Pets

    think that a chinchilla, hedgehog, or hamster would all make great class pets. All of these animals are friendly and have cages that can either be put in corners or on top of counters, so they won’t take up too much space. Also they don’t require constant care, so you could leave them at school on the weekends as long as they have plenty of food and water. These soft, furry animals need cages that are a minimum of 2ft by 2ft and must be relatively tall. They need tall cages so they can climb…

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  • Fur Industry History

    show power were the Egyptians. Priests and kings used leopard and lion skins during religious ceremonies where the skins were considered sacred. Shortly after, smaller exotic animals such as chinchillas, mink, and other small furry animals were used to dress royalty and significant figures. During the end of the 11th century and most of the 12th century, fur became a symbol of royalty and power. Slowly, it incorporated itself into fashion as a symbolic statement for social classes. Fur was only…

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  • Bilby Research Paper

    The bilby is an interesting animal that looks like a jigsaw-puzzle mishap. Part rabbit, chinchilla, and kangaroo, it is quite an unusual creature, but it is well adapted to life in the desert. Medium size, varied diet and the ability to speedily reproduce, this animal is well equipped for a harsh life. Bilbys, also known as rabbit eared bandicoots, are among the largest in the bandicoot family, measuring up to 55 centimeters in length with a tail of around 29 centimeters. It possesses…

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  • Why Become A Veterinarian

    am grateful for those experiences because they solidified my determination to obtain a job in which I am truly passionate about. This past summer, I had the opportunity to work at an exotic pet store, where I learned not only about animals, but also about how to better communicate with people. I found that I loved answering customers’ questions as they contemplated buying a new pet. I loved the looks I got when a disbelieving woman saw me holding a snake wrapped around my arm. I enjoyed…

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  • Fur Abusing Animals Essay

    Workers stomp on the necks and heads of animals who struggle too hard to allow a clean cut. When the fur is finally peeled off over the animals’ heads, their hairless, bloody bodies are thrown onto a pile of those who have gone before them. Some are still alive, breathing in ragged gasps and blinking slowly. Some of the animals’ hearts are still beating five to 10 minutes after they are skinned.When investigators went into another animal market in southern China they found dogs and cats hung up…

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  • Personal Narrative: Kyle Vanriel

    I am passionate about animals especially dogs, chinchillas and horses. My dad grew up on horses and naturally he wanted all his children to be equestrians; however I was the only one who took a genuine interest in loving horses and wanting to ride them for the rest of my life. I remember my first time hopping up on a horse at three years old. The horse was way tall but I think that was because I was way short. The horse’s name was Puny and she herself was a gentle giant. She was my first love…

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  • The Montessori Method Scientific Pedagogy

    that of the nervous system, and of the senses.” ― Maria Montessori, The Montessori Method Scientific Pedagogy as Applied to Child Education in 'The Children 's Houses ' The Primary School has been studying the human body. Beginning with studies of the brain and skeleton, students learned all about how they are growing and strong! A focus the parts of the heart, helped Ms. Meghan’s class express the greatest of love on Valentine’s Day with mailboxes and cards! They also saw their studies come…

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  • 4 Types Of Parenting Styles

    Growing up we had numerous pets. We had birds, turtles, lizards, and dogs. I learn to love animals growing up, my appreciating didn’t stop as later on in high school I join the Pet Club and basically a club focused about teaching others how to take care of pets. During holidays such as summer my parents were alright of me taking care of the school’s animals. So I had snakes, chinchillas, and guinea pigs over at my house. This is important because I wouldn’t be this extraverted when it came to…

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