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  • Called Out, Hope For Animals And Their World, And Carry

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    “Called out”, “Hope for Animals and their world” and “Carry” all have similar relationships to this topic. “Called out” having a magical theme by the desert blooming which is unexpected; “Hope for animals with a theme of caring with the American burying beetle and “Carry being mystical by the water choosing the predator and preys fate throughout the poem. I chose these three text because I really understand them and I learned new things after reading them. As

  • Relationship Between Nature And Nature

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    Some people might say that in the modern world nature does not affect us as predominantly as it used to prior to the industrial revolution and thus we don’t share a strong bond with nature anymore. However, I strongly disagree with their claim since our history and current society substantiates otherwise. The formal definition of nature is - the phenomena of the physical world collectively, i.e, the factors and products of the worlds as opposed to human creations. Even though we, the humans, have

  • Ethical Dangers Of Animals

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    other animals from abuse or even Extinction. All because they don't like the way they look. This bias for certain animals makes us treat them differently in this can be ethically wrong, or can even harm the environment. Animals like the American burying Beetle are in danger of going extinct, but people don’t care just because of the fact that they’re bugs. Even though people don’t like them they’re still important, they eat dead birds and get their nutrients back into the soil. People would gladly help

  • Praise The Humble Beetle Summary

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    Begley as she refers to animals in her article “Praise the Humble Dung Beetle.” Begley, an accomplished and award-winning science journalist, informs people on the threat of the plants and animals that are going extinct. In this article published in Newsweek, she persuades her audience that this threat of extinction is harming the environment and humankind and that it can be detrimental in many ways. In “Praise the Humble Dung Beetle,” Begley’s use of rhetorical appeals, her organization and syntax,

  • A Major Measure Of Biological Fitness

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    A major measure of biological fitness in a population is the fecundity, or reproductive success rate, of female organisms (Berger et al, 2008). For insects in particular many factors influence the number of eggs produced during the lifetime of a female. One key factor in insect reproduction is the ambient environmental temperature. Insects are ectothermic and therefore rely on their environment to provide the heat needed to carry out normal reproductive functions. Ambient heat dependence for insects

  • Descriptive Essay About Cottonwood Trees

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    Cottonwood Trees Native to the United States, cottonwood trees’ preferred habitat in the wild include moist bottomland areas and around lakes and streams. Those wishing to add one to their landscape need to consider all aspects of the tree before planting, as the tree has a variety of drawbacks that don’t make it suitable for many locations. Basic Description Eastern cottonwood (Populus deltoids), which is also its common name, is a fast-growing deciduous tree that obtains an additional 6-feet

  • Skipper Butterfly Research Paper

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    The Skipper Butterfly is in the family Hesperiidae. They have a wingspan of 29 to 31 millimeters, 1.14 to 1.22 inches, and are 2.5 to 6 inches, 6.604 to 15.24 centimeters, in length. This butterfly’s appearance is different than other butterflies in many ways. The antennae club is hooked backwards like a crochet hook while the typical butterflies have club-like tips to their antennae. They have stockier bodies and larger compound eyes, and they have stronger wing muscles in the plump thorax, resembling

  • Plants And Insects Have A Long History Together

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    Plants and Insects There is no doubt that plants and insects have a long history together. It is an on-going relationship that can be beneficial or detrimental to both parties, depending on the situation. Insects pollinate plants, in return the plants provide food for insects. But the relationship between the two isn’t always so beneficial. Some insects can kill plants by taking away the essential nutrients away from the plant. There are also insects that are predators. The predator insects

  • Ted Kooser 's Poem, Surviving

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    Omnipresent Death Ted Kooser’s poem, “Surviving”, can be interpreted in many different ways. At first the poem seems to be about a man who is watching a bug being attentive to its surroundings and the bug having the fear of death. Another way to interpret this poem is that death is unrelenting. Even when the speaker seems to have ceased the image of death, it finds its way back. This is prevalent because the speaker starts talking about the fear of death, then altering the tone by describing this

  • How Insects Are Affected By Different Food And Environmental Ques

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    are investigating how the flour beetle (Tribolium spp.) is affected by a variety of food resources. From earlier research conducted on ground beetles, the researchers found that beetles feast on a variety of food sources (Lovei & Sunderland, 1996). The reason we are studying this is because we believe that the type food source plays a dynamic role in flour beetle behavior. One question that lead us to perform this study is that food is a vital resource that beetles must have to survive. We wanted