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    Guinea is an African country. It is located in West Africa – Sub-Saharan Region. It is located between Guinea Bissau and Senegal in the north; Mali and Cote d’Ivoire in the east; Liberia and Sierra Leone in the south and Atlantic Ocean in the West. Guinea has four natural regions: coastal plain; mountainous region; savanna region; and a forest region. “Total area: 94,927 sp mi (245,861 sq km); Population (2013 est.): 11,176,026 (growth rate: 2.64%); birth rate: 36.3/1000; life expectancy: 59; Capital and largest city (2009 est.): Conakry; 1.597 million; Monetary unit: Guinean franc; Flag: Red, Yellow, and Green; Anthem: Liberty; Languages: French (official), native tongues (Malinke, Susu, Fulani); Religions: Islam 85%, Christian 8%, and indigenous…

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    Do you think you have what it takes to care for a guinea pig? Are you positive? Well okay, if you say so. We will cover multiple things throughout this session, such as What is a guinea pig and how to care for one. So lets get started. Based on what I know, and a little help from guineapigcare.com, let me tell you what you need to know to prepare yourself for your little guinea. Now, lets start with what exactly a guinea pig is. A guinea pig, or Cavy (pronounced “kay-vee”) as it’s scientific…

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    Guinea Pig Research Paper

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    Guinea pigs are unlike most other rodents, they are small and they are easy to take care of. Other animals require a lot more of work but guinea pigs are simple pets to care for. They are easy on your pocketbook meaning that they do not cost that much. Also guinea pigs can adjust to your schedule than other animals. My research will show that the guinea pig evolution, appearance, habitat, lifestyle, and diet and prey make the guinea pig one of the most interesting Rodent to learn about. The…

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    Did you know that 95% of the Incan population died after first contact with the Spanish? Or that while America successfully sent men to land on the moon, Papua New Guinea was still forced to use stone tools? The world is unequal and the seeds were planted in geographical resources. These uneven geographical resources doomed some cultures to failure, but some to stardom. For example, Papua New Guinea was too wet to grow efficient crops crops, had no domesticable animals and because of that were…

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    In “The Trobriander’s of Papua New Guinea” by Annette B. Weinter was about the historically against the framework of the seminal anthropological studies of Malinowski who study the Trobriander’s sixty years before Annette B. Weiner. The author realized that Malinowski annoyed or never considered significance in the matrilineal society of women own wealth since he didn’t investigate women productive by only focus on the male wealth. Therefore, the author study both Trobriand women and men from…

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    Forty-eight years ago today, in the year of 1969, the people of Papua New Guinea were still using stone tools. Whereas, families in the U.S. were watching on television as their countryman were landing on the moon. There has to be a reason for the people of Papua New Guinea using stone tools in the modern age, while countries like the U.S. are more advanced in technology and this country hasn’t been around as long as countries in Europe and Africa. Geography is the reason of the inequality…

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    It’s not easy to learn a new language that one never hear or speak before. Therefore, learning a new language can be tedious or detrimental for many people. However, for others, who are familiar with the language already, can say it’s effortless. From my perspective, learning a new language can be difficult. Perseverance and a thrill to learn, one can master this new skill. My encounter to learn a new language starts with when I went to the country (Guinea) in West Africa. People in this…

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    The author of Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Chernoh Alpha M.Bah, explanation of the outbreak in Sierra Leon and how it influences people’s perception and the response to Ebola from both the political and social perceptive, is one of my favourite reading as it correlates to the topics discuss in lectures so far. As he demonstrated, structural violence in this case must be understood in the context of a regional history and global economy that have cultivated inequalities. For instance, it is no…

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    Guinea Pigs

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    In about a week from now my dorm mates and I will be recieving a pair of two year old guinea pigs, Pumpkin and Ginger. My mom has had these two guinea pigs for the past year or so and she recently decided that she didn’t want them --- as the has habituated with her pets of the past. She had previously promised my dorm mates and I one of her six cats, but going back on her word she decided she would bestow upon us her guinea pigs instead, we decided we’ll take what we can get. So in preparation…

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    If you have ever considered raising guinea pigs as pets, you aren't alone. Many are attracted to the idea of having guinea pigs as pets, mainly due to their cuteness. Not only that, they're actually one of the easiest pets to own. But even they will need some attention for both their health and safety. As with all pets, being a responsible owner is always important. Before you go to your local pet store and bring home a guinea pig, you should educate yourself on some of the basic requirements…

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