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  • Summary Of Eating Frogs To Extinction By Ian Warkentin

    The article “Eating Frogs to Extinction” by Ian Warkentin addresses amphibians, particularly frogs, contributes a significant role in the gastronomy of several cultures, thus leading amphibians susceptible to mass extinction. The article begins with a list of factors that is leading to the rising cause of amphibians’ extinction; from environmental degradation to community instability to individual mechanism. These factors include their role as important prey and predators, habitat loss, environmental contamination, and overharvesting. Warkentin continues with a basic summary of the wild harvesting of frog legs in the international trade system. He stated that there has been an overall increase in the global trade of frogs over the past twenty years. The major countries that serve as the…

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  • Analysis: The Poison Dart Frogs

    poison dart or arrow frog got its name. They are some of the most poisonous amphibians in the world the most deadly being the golden poison dart frog. Adaptation and The Poison Dart Frog’s characteristics has allowed it to survive in the jungle for many years. They have adapted to jump from place to place with ease. The reason they jump so far is because of their tendons are being stretched, to the point where they release and snap like a rubber band. This is what launches them forward. Another…

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  • Super Frog Saves Tokyo Analysis

    Super- Frog Saves Tokyo, a peculiar story which was written by Murakami Haruki and was translated by Jay Rubin. In connection with this, this story of Murakami proves his different and astonishing style of writing fiction stories. Moreover, this fiction story of him proves his expertise in depicting imaginary people in imaginary situation. On the other hand, there are hardworking people who are not acknowledged. There are people who play significant role, but were not recognized. There are…

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  • Theme Of Irony In Notorious Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County

    throughout history have utilized. One of the most powerful, yet complicated literary device is irony. Irony occurs when what a reader expects to happen is the complete opposite of the actual outcome. Irony helps illustrate humor especially in the works “Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain and “Good Country People” by Flannery O’Connor. “Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County” is a framed narrative that tells the tale of Jim Smiley who is really good at winning bets;…

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  • Amphibian Diversity: Article Analysis

    The news article primarily emphasizes the point that infrastructure, namely roads, in Central America can be beneficial on frog populations and should not be restored because amphibian species have learned to adapt to human intervention. (Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum 2016). The research states that active roads have a negative influence, but fortunately moderate infrastructural modifications may provide frog populations with more potential of breeding locations…

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  • Road Salt Research Paper

    Many studies showed that road salt has negative effects on the survival rate of amphibian populations. According to Karraker, N. E., Gibbs, J. P., Vonesh, J. R., they found that large quantities of road salt decreased survival in both Spotted salamanders and Wood frogs. Survival of their embryos also decreased significantly. Amphibians have a lower chance to metamorphose, which is the process of an organism to develop into an adult, causing a lower a survival rate. Sanzo, D., and Hecnar, S. J.…

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  • Analysis Of The Argument Of Potentiality

    self-evolving being. A being with a human genetic code is man” (Noonan, 1970). The essence of who a man or woman is was present with them when they were a fetus. For example, I would not be who I am today without the genetic code that I have been given through my mother and my father. I did not develope my genetic code in the 28th week of gestation or at birth. According to the work of John Noonan, I had the genetic code that I have today as a zygote on the day I was conceived. One way that…

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  • Theme Of Irony In The Celebrated Jumping Frog Of Calaveras County

    The Use of Regionalism Satire is the use of humor to promote a change. Satire is used in popular culture of present times, and has been in use for many previous operations. Mark Twain was a craftsman of various literary devices. In his short story, “The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County”, Mark Twain uses satire, dialect, and irony to expose regionalism in order to produce a change. Twain uses satire in a few different ways, the first being stereotypical. Twain alludes to the…

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  • Animal Behavior Studies

    According to, “A robot is a machine designed to execute one or more tasks repeatedly” (Rouse). Robots are the perfect candidate for studying animal behavior which requires repetition in order to draw accurate conclusions. An example of such repetition is provided in the study done on the matting patterns and songs of male frogs (Klein et al. 466-472). In this study, the age old question of “Why do frogs croak?” is being considered. Although we know the general answer to this question…

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  • Comparing Turtle Frog And Clawed Frog

    The Difference in Frogs Humans are all under the same general specification of Homo sapiens, but they are all different from height all the way to thoughts. The same goes for any other types of species with the same universal name. Each are disparate like frogs for example. The term frog is a synonym to its more specific name: Amphibians. Both of these names are umbrella terms for these animals. Yet, there are many different varieties of frogs such as the Turtle Frog and the Clawed Frog.…

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