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    Cane Toads: The conquest, released in 2010, is a documentary created by Mark Lewis concentrating on the history of cane toads in Australia (IMDB,2011). The film presents the different opinions and views of Australians on the introduction of cane toads to the country and mentions the pros and cons of their arrival. The documentary is trying to inform the viewers of the effect cane toads have had on the country rather then sway their opinion as there are both positive and negative factors mentioned. Lewis style of documentary is heavily dependent on creative treatment of actuality, as can be seen throughout the film. There is a high amount of creative treatment of actuality that can be seen throughout the film. Examples of this is the unbelievable amount of cane toads present in one area of land, this is done to over exaggerate the idea of how cane toads are taking over the country and are everywhere. Another representation of creative treatment of actuality can be seen in the story of Wallace the dog who became ill due to consumption of cane toad poison. There is a particular scene in the story where the dog can be seen on a hospital bed being rushed into an ER for treatment by several doctors when in reality he would have just been driven to the vet. This form of…

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    The African clawed frog is from Sub-Saharan Africa. It is part of the African species of aquatic frog of the pipidae family. The word xenopus means “strange foot” and laevis means “smooth”. Floppers is a tongueless, toothless and completely aquatic organism along with the rest of the pipidae family. Floppers uses his hands to put food in his mouth and down his throat and a hyobranchial pump to suck things in his mouth. Floppers (apart of the pipidae family) have very strong legs for swimming…

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    of the Native animals to Australia eat frogs, when the cane toad came these native animals begun to eat them. However dying due to their highly poisons defence. Only a few animals have been known to kill and eat the cane toad without harm. The Australia crows, the wolf spider, tranchular, meat ants and the water beetles. After the horrible effects of introducing the cane toad into Australia, Australians have learn a major lesson. Australians has know been more educated by experiencing the…

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    Toads And Diamonds

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    Elements in “Toads and Diamonds” A captivating tale of “Toads and Diamonds” presents in Andrew Lang’s collection, The Blue Fairy Book. This story is a fairy tale as two daughters with different temperaments end up with opposite outcomes. One of the folklore motifs that appears in this wonder tale is the meeting of beautiful younger daughter and the fairy disguises as a poor beggar woman. (Lang 164). The fairy first disguises herself as a poor beggar woman in order to test her if she has good…

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    Sutter Creek Case Study

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    Sutter Creek - 5 Interesting Facts About Arlington Natural springs are part of Arlington, Texas making the conditions perfect for the early settlers attracted to its farmlands. The attraction continues today at the Sutter Creek apartments, located within short distances of family entertainment, sports arenas, and outstanding shopping malls and outlets. Sutter Creek apartments are positioned between Fort Worth and Dallas, much like the state of Texas the apartment are spacious with large…

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    Cane Toad

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    RESEARCH QUESTION: This experiment will analyse the changes in performance of a cane toad in abiotic factors, such as temperature. HYPOTHESIS: Cane Toads exposed to a warmer temperature will more times per minute compared to cane toads exposed to a cooler temperature. METHODS: 16 cane toads were kept at a constant temperature in an insulated container (two treatments: 8 in 25 degree Celsius and 8 in 15 degree Celsius temperate environments). Toads were then taken out, one by one, and placed…

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    The Cane Toad

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    Chronic Effects of an Invasive Species on an Animal Community, published by the Ecological Society of America in 2017, Sean Doody and colleagues discuss the effects of the cane toad on the ecosystem in parts of Australia. The cane toad has had a major effect on the ecosystem by causing massive damage to the populations of top predators, specifically 3 species of monitor lizards. Although the short-term damage to these predator populations was already harmful and the potential effects understood,…

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    Coqui Frog Research Paper

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    Have you ever heard of the Coqui Frog? I believe they’re so fascinating! I have never learned about a frog more interesting than this. The Coqui is only able to live in Puerto Rico and Hawaii. The genus of the Coqui with over 700 species is one of the most species geneses of vertebrates! These frogs have quite a unique way of living. I can’t wait to teach you more! Coqui Frogs originated in the lands of Puerto Rico. They can be very sensitive frogs when having to do with humidity and…

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    Around the world, every living animal has its own life history and own ecology. Barking Treefrogs are unique and friendly amphibians usually found in Florida and surrounding states. Although they are one of the largest frogs found in the United States, the number of Barking Treefrogs in the United States are starting to reduce due to habitat loss. All amphibians have distinct traits that assemble each one of them as an individual; Barking Treefrogs are exclusive in every trait they own by…

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    Toad's Prom Analysis

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    before tomorrow’s prom. The only person she knew who could help was Toad, the biggest geek in the entire high school. Thus, Princess, the most popular girl in high school, needed the assistance of a geek for a school paper. She had to go to the school prom with him since she’d promised, however, Princess realized this geek was truly special after all. Princess asked Toad to help her with her essay, but Toad had a few requirements: Princess needed to promise to sit next to him at lunch, and…

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