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  • White Handed Gibbons Observation

    Introduction There has been many advancements in the field of enrichment taking place inside zoos. I decided to study the White Handed Gibbons at the Utica Zoo in New York State. I wanted to learn about the Whitehead Gibbons and see if their life in the Sue is similar to how they are supposed to act in the wild. I also wanted to see what kind of enrichment they may need to improve their life in captivity. These amazing primates are unique and vibrant in many ways and that must be shown me even while in captivity. Methods While studying White Handed Gibbons I went to the Utica zoo to see the three white handed gibbons they have in captivity. They have two adult females and one adult male. I watched and studied the three gibbons for about an…

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  • Non Human Primates Essay

    research studies to see how primates have evolved. Northern white-cheeked gibbons are one of the closest relatives to human beings. White cheeked gibbon’s characteristics, traits, and behaviors explain the complexity of their species and how they are closely related to other non-human primates as well as human beings. Northern white cheeked gibbons are a species in the genus Nomascus with the scientific name Nomascus leucogenys. Gibbons are classified as apes but known as smaller apes because…

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  • Lar Gibbon Essay

    Hylobates lar Stephen Estrada Hylobates lar otherwise known as the lar gibbon is a species of gibbon belonging to the hylobates genus. Despite the unique anatomy of the lar gibbon and the current conservation status of the species, there has been little research into the behaviors and social structures of gibbon populations. In this paper an attempt shall be made at consolidating what research there is to provide an in-depth look at the lar gibbon, both from a biological and behavioral…

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  • The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Analysis

    this effort was Edward Gibbon whose six volume discourse The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was pivotal in societies attempt to understand this great tragedy. Gibbon’s arguments on the flawed power system in the empire caused by unprecedented virtues, as well as their mistaken identity in the dispute between scepticism and superstition/enthusiasm is an exceptional classification of Roman corruption. Historian and Professor J.G.A Pocock created an article to erupt Gibbons…

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  • Themes In Ellen Foster Theme

    Ellen Foster Themes Kaye Gibbons’ novel, Ellen Foster, was published in 1987. This was the first novel she had written. Ellen Foster chronicles the rough life of a young girl named Ellen. She is faced with the troubles of growing up as an only child with a sick mother, and an abusive, alcoholic father. Throughout the novel, Kaye Gibbons captures her reader’s attention by focusing on tragedy after tragedy in Ellen’s life. The main themes that she elaborates on are race, friendship, loyalty,…

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  • Gibbons Vs Ogden Analysis

    Take the case of Gibbons v. Ogden (1824), where Ogden received an exclusive license to operate steamboat ferries between New Jersey and New York City on the Hudson River from the state of New York. Gibbons, a competitor, wished to conduct his own ferry business on the same route. Ogden sought an injunction against Gibbons since he had the exclusive rights to operate the route. Since the route crossed state lines, Gibbons claimed he had the right to operate on the route pursuant to a 1793 act…

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  • Gibbons V. Ogden Case Study

    forth from New Jersey to New York. The state of New York gave Aaron an exclusive license to run ferry boats between the states. Thomas Gibbons was also a steam boat operator who ran two steamboat ferries on the same route. Ogden filed a lawsuit against Gibbons. Ogden stated that, he was given exclusive rights to operating the route. Gibbons responded back that he could use the route because of the 1793 act of Congress relating to adjusting trade on the ocean. In 1743 James Fitch patented the…

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  • Gibbons V. Ogden Case Analysis

    significant amount of support for strong national powers by our nation’s government in regards to interstate commerce. The scope of the Commerce Clause outlines that, “Congress shall have power to regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian tribes” (Art. I, S. 8, Cl. 3). Interstate commerce encompasses any work involving or related to the movement of persons or materials across state lines or from foreign countries. The parameters of the policy were…

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  • Summary Of The Decline And Fall Of Roman Empire By Edward Gibbon

    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire is a six volume set written by Edward Gibbon. The six volumes were written from a Roman point of view between the years 1776 and 1788. Edward Gibbon was an English historian writer and a Member of Parliament. Gibbon’s work is considered to be outdated due to the central idea of this popular work. Throughout the set of books, he uses irony and criticism of organized religion. The thesis of his work is the falling of Rome was caused by embracing…

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  • Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Sunset Song (1932)

    Lewis Grassic Gibbon was the pseudonym of James Leslie Mitchell (1901-1935). Born of peasant ancestry, Gibbon was an active socialist and writer at work during the Scottish Renaissance of the early to mid twentieth century alongside such contemporaries as Neil M. Gunn (1891-1973) and Hugh MacDiarmid (1892-1978). The author 's careful employment of stream-of-consciousness technique, the Scots idiom and social realism have marked this particular text out as one of the most innovative and defining…

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