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    Differences between the Actions of Squirrels in an Urban and a Natural Environment Introduction: In this research project the actions of the Easter Grey Squirrel () was observed in two different environments. The Eastern Grey Squirrel was chosen to be observed because it is one of the most common types of Squirrels in the Midwest. The Eastern Grey Squirrel has a number of predators including humans, foxes, hawks, and even owls. This is why it remains vigilant during the day, keeping a close eye on everything that moves and scurries off when something gets too close. A close eye was also kept on the other, everyday activities of the squirrel. These activities included scavenging for food and playing. Vigilance is defined as “Head is above…

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    car my brother says “Hey, I wonder what Alexis does while we’re not home.” “That’s a good question, I wonder what she does,” says Max. “I wonder what’s she’s doing right now,” mom says. Max says “Maybe she is in the backyard sipping champagne and getting a tan!” “Yeah right,” Rex says, “I bet she is While the family was in the car wondering what the dog could be doing Alexis was wondering what the others were doing. Hmmmm….. I wonder what the rest of the family is doing right now. Maeby…

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    between the species are similar, they are necessarily more complex. A prime example of this is the interaction between the limber pine (Pinus flexilis), the American red squirrel (Tamiasciurus hudsonicus), and the Clark 's nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana). The interaction between these three species is complex, with selective pressures on each species affecting the others. The limber pine and the American red squirrel participate in a predator/prey interaction, with the red squirrel preying…

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    Chipmunks Research Paper

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    Could chipmunks and squirrels be the same animal? Well alvin and the chipmunks were great dancers and singers do you think these hamsters do? Well chipmunks might not dance but they do communicate by making noises. Chipmunks are small mammals, that live all around the world, with a diet that is important for Earth, and intriguing lifestyle. They are cute small animals that can do much, just like squirrels. But their are some interesting facts about them that you probably didn’t know about them. …

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    Morkie Observation

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    The morkie, also referred to as a “yorktese,” is a crossbreed between the yorkie and maltese. This particular breed is small, averaging about twelve pounds with a body length of approximately two feet. The hair on these canines can be observed in various lengths and colors, including brown, black, white, and tan. The coat of one specific morkie I have become familiar with is long, black on top and white underneath, with faded brown tufts covering his face. His wide, brown eyes are hidden behind…

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    Dog’s Life: The Autobiography of a Stray by Ann M. Martin and A Dog’s Way Home by Bobbie Pyron. Two different books by two different authors, but with the same concept: a drive in life. In A Dog’s Life, the story focuses on a stray dog called Squirrel in her struggle through life. A Dog’s Way Home takes the same idea, but twists it slightly. Tam, a sheltie has to overcome the struggles of Earth trying to get to his end goal home. In A Dog’s Life and A Dog’s Way Home both share the same theme…

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    After about thirty seconds of waiting though I realized something was wrong, I turned around and I saw the squirrel. Ok, I thought, I have got to be hallucinating, but as the squirrel looked up at me I knew it was real. Just then the police burst in and the squirrel disappeared, I was hailed as a hero for taking down the criminals but I couldn’t get the image out of my head of the squirrel just sitting there and the criminals writhing on the ground. I don’t think I’ll ever forget how I had saved…

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    Sun Bear Research Paper

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    Malayan Sun Bear – Part 1 The helarctos malayanus, commonly known as sun bear, is the smallest breed of bear in the world. An average a fully grown sun bear will weigh between 30kg and 60kg and will be 120cm to 150cm tall. A sun bear’s fur is also short and thick so that their fur doesn’t get stuck on branches but can still offer protection from branches so the sun bear doesn’t get scratched. Sun bears also don’t have fur on the bottom of their feet so climbing is easier. Sun bear’s commonly…

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    Introduction Squirrels are small rodents commonly known across the United States. There are over 200 squirrels species. They belong in the genius Scieridae(1). There size is varies from 5 inches to 3 feet long. The commonly known squirrel in Kansas is either the Eastern Fox Squirrel, its recorded size varies from 18-28 inches. The genus name for the Easter Fox Squirrel is Sciurus Niger(2). Animal activity can be measured in the observation of animals in a certain location. The Activity can…

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    To understand radiation safety, one must first be familiar with the term radiation. Simply put, radiation may be defined as energy traveling through space as waves or high speed particles. There are two types of radiation, ionizing and non-ionizing (e.g. Heat, visible light), they are differentiated by how they interact with matter. Non- ionizing radiation is essential to life, but excessive exposures can cause tissue damage. Ionizing radiation has sufficient energy to ionize atoms and…

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