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  • Anhinga Research Paper

    I. Introduction A. Common and Scientific Names 1. Common Names: anhinga, darter. Also known as: snake bird, water- turkey, and American darter. a. The word of anhinga comes from Brazilian Tupi Language which means devil bird or snake bird (Encyclopedia of Life). 2. Scientific Name: Anhinga anhinga 3. Anhinga anhinga Sub-species a. Anhinga anhinga leucogaster (Viellot 1816; Nelson 2005) b. Anhinga anhinga anhinga (Linnaeus 1766; Nelson 2005) B. Geographic Range 1. Southeast United States to Panama (Encyclopedia of Life) 2. Anhinga’s spotted as far North as Wisconsin, USA. a. Anhinga range is limited by cool temperatures and low amounts of sunshine. b. Anhinga migrate to warmer waters in the fall and winter months, however most Anhinga do…

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  • No Homework Policy

    In Jodi Meltzer Darter’s very direct and informative Huffington Post article “No Homework Policy Lets Elementary School Kids Be Kids”, Darter informs the reader that before her children's school changed to a ‘No Homework Policy’, her children would get off the bus and immediately start an hours worth of homework. She acknowledged that she has always been a critic of the demands of elementary school children. Darter then goes into details, explaining that her kids don’t really get the chance to…

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  • Dwarf Wedge Mussel Case Study

    systems by helping to maintain water quality, stabilize substrates, decrease erosion, and add to habitat complexity. Dwarf Wedge Mussels are most often found in small streams to large rivers. Populations tend to occur in areas protected from high-flow events, such as side channels and low gradient streams. The mussels are often located in shallow waters along stream banks, concentrated by logs or in root mats. The life span of the mussel is typically less than 12 years, which is young…

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  • A Modern Feminist Photographer In The 1970's

    One of the feminist photographers in the 1970’s is Californian born Judy Dater, who aimed at depicting women at comfort with their bodies through portraits (Marien, 2006). The feminist photographer aimed at highlighting the need for women to be comfortable with their bodies despite differences in body shapes and sizes among women. Judy Dater used sexy middle-aged subjects in the 1975 period to represent the feminist agenda. Noggle is another feminist photographer in the same period that together…

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  • Round Goby Research Paper

    (Protect your waters para. 6). The fins of a round goby are tinted green, they resemble large tadpoles, and they are a solid gray color. The adults have brown or black spots over the body (Round Goby para. 6). According to the article “Round Goby” the round goby’s rapid reproduction and aggressiveness makes it a threat to the waters it has already entered (para. 5). This bottom dwelling fish is very adaptable and can detect water movement, which makes it able to feed in the dark (para. 8). This…

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  • Chitelango Ovate Amber Snail

    fish where the larvae further develop until they settle in the stream bed. Threats to the species include agricultural and industrial pollution, invasive species, and changes in stream flow or impacts to fish hosts (USFWS 1997). Dwarf Wedgemussel. The dwarf wedgemussel is a small (less than 1.5 inches in length), brown or yellowish-brown freshwater mussel. Listed as endangered in 1990 (55 FR 9447 9451, March 14, 1990) throughout its range, except along the lower Neversink River in Orange…

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  • Observing The Anhinga Bird

    There is only four species identified within the genus. The Anhinga is related to the darter family. The Anhinga falls under the kingdom Animalia, (del Hoyo, et al., 1992; Hennemann, 1985; Isenring, 1997). The Anhinga has been seen in a variety of climates from tropical to subtropical, which areas are known to have warm weather. Unless the habitat prevents it, Anhinga’s are abundant and thrive in their native habitats. The bird is seen in the southern parts of the United States as well as…

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  • Three Causes Of Endangerment

    first it neeeds to be added to the federal lists of endangered and threatened wildlife and plants. When this happens it needs to be determined by any of the following the present or threatened destruction, modification, or curtailment of its habitat or range;overutilization for commercial, recreational, scientific, or educational purposes;disease or predation;the inadequacy of existing regulatory mechanisms;other natural or manmade factors affecting its survival 3. Find out what species live in…

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  • Water Diversity In Urban Areas

    to the west side of dug run. Other aspects of this experiment can help determine if there really is a difference in the fish communities. The pH balance can help determine the acidity or base of the water we are studying (Mesner et. Al. 2010). The scale starts at 0 and ends at 14, with anything below seven as acidic, and anything above 7 as basic. The water we collected on the west end of Dug Run had a pH balance of 8.05, and the east end of Dug Run having a pH balance of 8. For fish in the…

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  • Roe V. Wade Argument

    everyone’s morality is based on a different set of beliefs. In retrospect, a fetus is a person. The Fourteenth Amendment states that no State shall “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws” (Fourteenth Amendment). When it comes down to it, other than the circulatory and respiratory system, a fetus is no different than a newborn child, yet a newborn has rights but a fetus does…

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