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    The lion is known as king of the jungle. Lions commonly found in Africa, from Europe to Iran, and India. Nowadays, lions currently exist in Africa and India. African lions are called as Panthera Leo. Sometime they are called big cats of wild. There is one interesting fact about lion is that “both male and female lions roar, and that roar can be heard over five miles away” (qtd. in “Basic Facts about Lions”). The Tree Life of Web Project states, “Lions belong to the genus Panthera which contains well known animals such as the tiger, leopard, and jaguar. Within the genus Panthera, the lion is further classified as species Panthera leo” (qtd. In “Panthera leo: The King of the Beasts”). When we come to lion history, author Bruce D. Patterson states,…

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    Snow Leopard Extinction

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    Endangered species are species of animals or plants that are at risk of extinction, this means that there are very few of them and they could potentially all die out. Some of the factors that cause extinction are loss of habitat, hunting, diseases and climate change. • Snow Leopard - Panthera uncia • Blue Whale - Balaenoptera musculus • Giant Panda - Ailuropoda melanoleuca Snow Leopard Snow Leopards are mainly found in the Eastern Himalayas and Yangtze. They live in the cold high mountain…

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    The common name for a Black Panther is a panther, leopard, or jaguar. Black Panther’s scientific name is Panthera Pardus or Panthera Onca. They are known for their bright emerald eyes and black coat, but little do you know that’s not the only thing that their known for. The black panther’s top speed that it can run is 71 mph, and weighs in a range from 79lb- 350lb. They like to hunt at night so that they are camouflaged and can’t be seen by their pray or their predators. The panther Domain is…

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    BLACK PANTHER, THE GHOST OF THE FOREST Chapter 1: Introduction The black panther is one of the most powerful and smartest animals in the world. It is an aggressive, fearless and strong animal. A black panther is not a member of a specific species but it is a name for some big cats with black coat or fur. It is actually called a black jaguar (Panthera onca) in Central and South America or a black leopard (Panthera pardus) in Asia and Africa. Chapter 2: Black Panther’s Appearance The size…

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    scrape the meat off bones and for self grooming. Lastly, is their roar which is used to alert other lions of its presence. It has enough intensity to raise a cloud of dust, and can be heard up to five miles away. They have a special two hyoid bone that is responsible for this incredible roar. The lion’s scientific name is Panthera Leo, and it is part of the animalia kingdom, part of the chordata phylum, the mammalian class, its order is carnivora, part of the felidae family, and it’s in the…

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    Panthera Blytheae Animals

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    history as they evolved from their Panthera blytheae ancestor. Lions have gone through adaptations throughout their history to continue to survive. The panthera blytheae slowly speciated into multiple species and become extinct. The lion has adapted to survive as the earth ages and changes over time. Adaption is required for organisms to continue to survive on this planet, because without it they would all go extinct. Lions reside in the plains of the south african savannah. Lions are…

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    Why are they Endangered? There are various reasons why the Amur leopard is endangered, such as the destruction of their habitat, hunting and inbreeding. Firstly the prime area in which the Amur leopard lives is the forests of Eastern Asia. These forest areas are often purposefully burnt down by the local villagers to help the profitable growth of ferns. These ferns are a very popular ingredient in local Chinese and Russian cuisine. The forest fires are the largest contributor to the Amur…

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    Jessica Capponi Human Ecology Mr. McCoy November 10, 2015 Bengal Tiger Tigers are the leaders of the food chain in the wild. The Bengal Tiger resides mainly in India and has smaller populations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar. Living in dry and wet forests, grasslands, etc, the Bengal tiger, also known as the Indian Tiger, is the largest member of the cat family as well as the most powerful and dangerous. Male tigers weigh up to 488 pounds and females weigh up to 308 pounds,…

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    Copperhead Snakes

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    copperhead snakes are one of the dangerous snakes in the rain forest.Adults grow to an average length including tail of 50–95 cm 20–37 in. Some may exceed 1 m 3.3 ft, although that is exceptional for this species. Males are usually larger than females. Good-sized adult males usually do not exceed 74 to 76 cm 29 to 30 in, and females typically do not grow 60 to 66 cm 24 to 26 in. In one study, males were found to weigh from 101.5 to 343 g 3.58 to 12.10 oz, with a mean of roughly 197.4 g 6.96 oz.…

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    Sloth Bear Research Paper

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    Introduction Sloth bears are mostly found in the tropical and subtropical regions of the Indian subcontinent. Their inhabitation ranging from the foothills of the Himalayas to the southern end of the Western Ghats mountain range in India as well as in the island of Sri Lanka (Prater, 1965). The number of Sloth bear distributed in the Indian peninsula was estimated to be approximately 7,600 (Jaffeson, 1975). Two subspecies of sloth bear, namely Melursus ursinus ursinus and Melursus ursinus…

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