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  • The Velociraptor

    The Velociraptor was a speedy, meat-eating, dinosaur that was typically six-feet long, two-feet tall, and around 45 pounds. The Velociraptor is also known as one of the most bird-like dinosaurs of its time. This dinosaur likely roamed the Earth from 86 to 70 million years ago towards the end of the Cretaceous Period. In 1924, Henry Fairfield Osborn, then President of the Museum of Natural History, coined the name “Velociraptor” because of its ability to run and run fast, as well as its carnivorous diet it took in. There are two species of Velociraptor. The most typical is the V. Mongoliensis and the newly-introduced, V. Osmolskae, which was only found and identified in 2008. Because the dinosaur had feathers, many experts believed that while…

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  • Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park

    Introduction Jurassic Park is a 1990 techno-thriller novel by Michael Crichton. It revolves around a businessman’s attempt to create an amusement park whose primary attractions are dinosaurs recreated using genetic engineering. Unlike the 1993 Steven Spielberg movie adaptation, which is about the wonderful feeling of seeing a real live dinosaur, and about the technical accomplishment that went behind it, the book deals with the ethical and logistical issues that accompany such a task. The…

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  • Velociraptor Research Paper

    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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  • Film Analysis: Jurassic Park

    Jurassic Park is a franchise that has captivated audiences since its release by bringing them back to a time when dinosaurs roamed the earth. It has heavily influenced the public and their perception of dinosaurs. The series, however, is riddled with scientific inaccuracies, including the size, behavior, and feeding strategies of the dinosaurs. This research paper will focus on the 1993 film Jurassic Park and the portrayal of Brachiosaurus, Dilophosaurus, Tyrannosaurus rex, and Velociraptor. It…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Original Trail

    My friends and I were doing our daily run that day just like any other Friday. It was a new trail that we discovered when we took a different turn from our original trail. We wanted to switch things up a bit. When we got tired we took a small break and decided to eat our lunch; we had each packed some carrots, sandwiches, an apple cut into pieces, as well as some crackers and of course our water. When we about to sit down we heard a strange noise come from somewhere in the trees. Curiosity got…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Discovery

    The Discovery It was a warm, but windy day on the campgrounds of Island Park. The birds were chirping and the leaves rustling. It was my family's one week annual trip to Island park on 4th of July weekend. We go up there every year to watch the fireworks over Henry's Lake and hangout in my camper. The day before the fireworks show, my sister and I went on a walk. We walked about two and a half miles back into the woods. What we found was groundbreaking….. and it would change the history of the…

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  • Compare And Contrast The Jurassic Park

    interesting fact is that Steven Spielberg, the director of the film, was also the director of the film version of "The War of The Worlds" which was released much later in 2005. The endings of the book and movie versions of "The Jurassic Park" are quite different, if not contrasting. While many of the characters die as the plot reaches a slow climax in the book, the film is more action packed and most of the characters are alive and make a hurried escape out of the island. The film has a…

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  • Jurassic Park Research Papers

    one of the techniques is used is theme. The theme of Jurassic Park is the potential dangers of technology. In Jurassic Park the park designed to be operated almost entirely by a huge computer system that automates virtually all of the park's systems and functions (Sparknotes). The computer has many bugs; these bugs turn out to be disastrous over the course of twenty-four hours (Sparknotes). Also a chaos theme is present throughout the book. During the technology breakdown many animals get…

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  • Dinosaurs: The Real Monster In Jurassic Park

    brother. They arrive on the island and everything goes pretty much according to plan except the part where their aunt is too busy to hang out with them. “Twenty years ago, de-extinction was up there with magic. Now kids look at a stegosaurus like it’s an elephant at the zoo.” The world has changed and the 'wow-factor' of dinosaurs is gone. In order to impress the masses and spike an increase in ticket sales, they decided to create a new, genetically enhanced hybrid dinosaur that dwarfs the…

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  • Jurassic Park Analysis

    His presence is quickly detected by a swarm of Procompsognathus, and Hammond, unable to flee, is swiftly killed and devoured by the hungry dinosaurs, sealing his fate once and for all. Grant yet again makes another startling discovery concerning the dinosaurs of Jurassic Park: since many of the dinosaurs were cloned utilizing the DNA of sex-changing frogs to fill in the missing gaps in the DNA sequence, many of the dinosaurs on the island changed sex from male to female to compensate for living…

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