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    The Amur Leopard lives in the Russian Far East and can run up to thirty-seven miles per hour. Surprisingly, it can jump more than nineteen feet horizontally and ten feet vertically. Sadly there are only about sixty Amar Ontiveros 5 leopards left. In the early 1905’s there was about 4,000 South China Tigers and in 1996 there was about thirty to eighty left. Now they are believed to be extinct because they have not been seen for more than twenty-five years. In Sumatra there is a total of 400 Sumatran Tigers, if anyone is caught hunting a tiger they can be faced with jail time. It is sad the amount of animals left. As mentioned before Buffalos, Elephants, White Rhinoceros, Lions, and Leopards are the most sought out animals in Africa. The buffalo is one of the most hunted because it is “the most dangerous of the big five” (“Africa’s most sought-after trophy animals 5”). Their point is that because the buffalo is the most dangerous animal to hunt it is worth more for that reason. Because it is the most popular in being hunted the number of buffalos is decreasing…

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    valued traded animals include the Asian and African elephant, Rhino, Pangolin, and tigers. These animals are being poached and killed in the hotspots of Eastern and Southern Africa, Eastern border of the EU, South-East Asia, Mexico, Caribbean, Indonesia, New Guinea and Solomon Islands. These areas trade these products for their skins, medicine, souvenirs, food, fuel, building materials, clothing, healthcare, general income, and religious reasons that encourage the practice of killing and selling…

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    even less sleep the men eventually make it to Elephant Island. Blackboro, who was originally a stow away on the ship is the first to ever land on this island, he’s given the honor by Shackleton after he discovers that his foot is badly frostbitten and will most likely have to be removed. After resting for a few days, what they all know must occur next eventually does. Another boat holding six men, including Shackleton and Worsley prepares to take off as soon as the weather clears. It’s necessary…

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    Need to survive. “ Sumatran Elephants eat a wide variety of vegetation including grasses, leaves, shoots, barks, fruits, nuts, and seeAs its name suggests, the Sumatran Elephant is found on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. However, the Sumatran Elephant population has severely dropped. “They have lost 80% of their natural habitat to deforestation for palm oil plantations.” (a-z-animals.com). Poachers are also hunting them for their ivory tusks which is killing them off as well. “In 2012, the…

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    Africa; home to thousands of endangered elephants. Humans aren’t the only living things seeking love and affection, animals do too. Not only do humans have an incredible bond with each other, but humans share this bond with elephants as well. With the ability to foster and adopt an elephant, Meghan Clark, author of “Fostering Family,” a story from U.S. Catholic, argues, “Elephants and humans share a deeply emotional and social nature” (8). Animals, as well as people, have feelings and emotions…

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    A huge elephant rumbles through the jungle, swinging her trunk from side to side. She trumpets ear-splitting elephant sounds and stomps her feet as loudly as she can. The elephant is on her way to play with her friend, the fuzzy blue goose. They meet up and are having a tea party, but then they get attacked by a one-legged pirate. Then suddenly it starts raining cupcakes! An epic cupcake fight ensues, and Batman and Robin show up for a while too, and the fight could have lasted forever--except…

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    They claim that animals have no souls or emotions, so killing and torturing them is humane. Yet there have been countless examples to show that this isn’t true. Elephants who have lost their family members were grieving and omitting mournful tones. A dog who 's 'best friend ' was killed, stood by them until help arrived. Animals do deserve our respect. They have saved humans ' lives before. There have been numerous accounts of dolphins rescuing people who have been shipwrecked and protecting…

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    continue to, receive based solely on tourism. If the number of elephants throughout the continent continue to decrease at the present rate, tourism numbers will decrease as well and the country, as a whole, will be greatly negatively affected. Supporting Argument #3: As of 2013, 1.1 billion human beings lived on the continent of Africa (World Population Review, 2015). That is a relatively large number, in comparison to the other continents, with Asia being the exception. While not all of Africa…

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    Loxogiraffa Cameloserpentes The Loxogiraffa Cameloserpentes, also known as the Giellephantes is a new breed made up of an elephant, a giraffe, and a snake. Created in a lab by Dr. Henry Wu, who created the Indominus Rex, the Loxogiraffa Cameloserpentes breeds and grows in captivity. One of the first Loxogiraffa Cameloserpentes, Ella, was released into the wild after one year of captivity. With her snake tusks, Ella was able to defend herself in the wild. Without elephants’ famous Ivory tusks,…

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    Marlow refers to the greed and immoral actions of the company blowing through some corpse. This “corpse” is exemplified by the dying African people and their elephants as well. The people are maltreated because of the company’s willingness to cut corners and not caring for their workers well being. They are forced to work long hours in inhospitable conditions often resulting in their deaths. The “corpse” that Marlow speaks of is also exemplified in the Elephants themselves. The Company not only…

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