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    Eerie Dragoness was not born to be a Saint she was too self-serving. She was born to a poor peasant family around 217A.D. In her early life her parents noticed she was different. Eerie was intelligent beyond her time, and preferred to spend time alone. Eerie’s family found her and the experiments she did to be rather peculiar. To Eerie they were not peculiar, but were experiments to enhance their lives. Unsupervised during her youth, Eerie spent her time in the neighboring village. They had a library where Eerie could study the topics she graved to know more about, including, but not limited to history, biology, and scientific topics, along with philosophy. Her favorite part of the library, however, was the art on the walls, it depicted dinosaurs and cavemen. Eerie had a special enthrallment with the pterodactyl and its eggs. She would sit for hours and study the pterodactyl and how protective it was as it hovered over its eggs, --- daring anyone to touch them. A love she craved from her own parents; consequently, never did receive. Her enthrallment with the pterodactyl eggs and the image they represented, --- love between a mother and a child, grow into experiments. She discovered a way to allow their family’s chickens to produce extra eggs. A noticeable amount above a normal chicken. Thinking her father would be proud of her, she showed him what she had been able to accomplish, only to have him beat her with a strap. He scolded her, “You’ll cause our family to be…

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    The passage and the lecture both discuss the flying abilities of pterosaurs. The article states that they are too large to be able to fly and provides three reasons of support. However, the professor says that pterosaurs may be capable of flying and refutes each of the reasons presented in the article. First of all, both the author and the lecturer talk about the energy requirement of the flying process. The author claims that pterosaurs could be like the reptiles that live today in that they…

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    The article and lecture offer two contrasting views on the pterosaurs' powered flight capability. The author asserts that they didn't have such capability and they were able only to glide and cites three reasons to support. Contrary to the passage, the professor demonstrates that the presented explanations are unconvincing and therefore, they were capable of powered flight. First of all, the passage contends that modern reptiles are cool-blooded animals and hence, pterosaurs, as a member of…

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    to fly backwards, making getting nectar from a flower or food from a feeder easier,” (Bauer, 2011, p.1). b. Briefly describe how the trait evolved; e.g., mutation, genetic drift, migration and/or natural selection. Be sure to support your answer with evidence. Answer: Bird: Although how wing involve in bird is still a hypothesis, but scientists believed that wing evolved in bird by natural selection of exaptation. Meaning that their ancestor for purposes other than flight (Hutchinson,…

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    Dinosaurs In The Jurassic Time Period By: David Wallace This project is going to be based on some of the dinosaurs in the Jurassic Time Period and it will give information about that dinosaur as well. Vertebrates taking to the air like the pterosaurs and the first birds. This was the Jurassic Period, 199.6 to 145.5 million years ago, a 54-million-year chunk of the Mesozoic Era. Air, land, or sea, dinosaurs came in all shapes and sizes in many different places around the world. The first…

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    Vertebrate Research Paper

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    school. After the class, Sarah played with her volleyball at her garden, and saw a few butterflies are on her hat. She asked her mother if butterflies are vertebrates. Sarah’s mother, Amanda, said butterflies are not vertebrates because they are insects and they are part of the arthropods. However, the interesting thing was Sarah’s parrot which also can fly as a butterfly is a vertebrate because parrot is a backboned animal. She said that ant, ladybug, fly which usually have three pairs of legs…

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    would definitely be an interesting and adventurous accommodation and living condition you should embrace! 6. Tourism sightseeing and natural attractions Feast your eyes with the vegetation of the Jurassic such as conifers, cycads and other gymnosperms that still exists in Cretaceous (Waggoner, 1995). You will be greeted with a spread of flowering plants across the land, including magnolias, early sycamores and barberry. Rodents can be seen scampering on their feet through the thick ferns that…

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    The velociraptor is my favorite dinosaur due to its high level of intelligence. The velociraptor was a carnivore and when it hunted in packs one of the top predators of its time. When it was alone the velociraptor ate mainly lizards and other small animals. It could also be a scavenger. When the velociraptor hunted in packs though it could take down much larger dinosaurs like the hadrosaur. It also ate smaller dinosaurs like pterosaurs. The velociraptor lived during the cretaceous period. Its…

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    85 million years ago a dinosaur named the pteranodon came to life. Named by Othniel C. Marsh in 1876, the pteranodon was an exceptional flying dinosaur. It’s name, meaning “winged and toothless,” was for the most part self explanatory. It was a flying dinosaur with a very wide wingspan and no teeth. Did you know that the pteranodon wing-span is longer than that of any known bird? It had a crest on its head, no teeth at all, and a very short tail. Despite what many people still think, modern…

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    were closely packed to grip and pull while using its side teeth that are more widely spaced for tearing flesh. The teeth had a curve, reinforcing ridges and robustness structure in order to withstand forces while killing their prey.(8) Its long tail might possibly responsible for supporting the balance of the whole body during the run. However, the function of its tiny forelimb is still unclear. Diet For the Diet of these two creatures, there is a hypothesis of spinosaurus was a fish eaters…

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