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  • Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes ( Crotalus Oreganus ) Use Thermal And Structural Cues

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    Northern Pacific Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) use thermal and structural cues to choose overwintering hibernacula Hope Lindsey Jordan Biology 4080/4081 Professor Burton April 11, 2017 ABSTRACT Hibernaculum are places where creatures seek refuge and most hibernacula and summer dens are found beside old fallen logs (73%)(. Hibernacula and Summer Den Sites of Pine Snakes (Pituophis melanoleucus) in the New Jersey Pine Barrens). Snakes have hibernaculum, which are like dens and

  • Critical Analysis : ' Critical Anthropomorphism '

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    Critical Anthropomorphism This story illustrates beautifully the idea of “critical anthropomorphism” as one way to understand how other animals think, feel and operate in their own worlds – possibly with senses that most of us don’t even know we have. Using this approach, developed by biologist Gordon Burghardt, a scientist or layperson combines scientific knowledge, including behavior studies of the animal and its habit, with a perceptual shift. In a sense, he or she steps into the animal’s world

  • Essay about Rattlesnakes of the Southwest

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    prey or predators. Some rattlesnakes can sense heat from a mouse from as far as twelve feet away. Some common rattlers of the southwest are the Western Diamondback, Mohave, Sidewinder, and Prairie Rattlesnakes. All snakes listed are of the Genus Crotalus; which is the most common among rattlesnakes. Western Diamondbacks are the most common and most likely to come in contact with

  • Salamanders And Geckos Similarities

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    Slimy Salamanders or gentle Geckos? Well, in this essay you can learn about both! If you’ve ever heard the word Salamander or Gecko, they may sound very similar, but they couldn’t be more different. For example, Salamanders and Geckos have different and some similar habitats, diets, and colors. Here’s a helpful fact, Salamanders are poisonous and bite! Geckos, on the other hand, only bite when they are distressed, and they don’t even pierce skin. First of all, Salamanders and Geckos are completely

  • Personal Narrative Essay : A Heroic Hero : To Kill A Hero

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    Many people think of heroes as brave soldiers or rescue teams risking their lives for another. However, heroic deeds are not limited to extreme courage in the face of danger and ultimate risk for another life. Actually, I discovered that some of the most simple deeds can be heroic. The most heroic deed I ever did was when I was called by an urgent neighbor to come over and kill a rattlesnake in his yard. First, it all started one very hot day in Drexel Heights, Arizona. It was early June and the

  • Acting Locally Part 1 Bio 280 Essays

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    References Arkive, W. (2015). Widescreen Arkive. Retrieved from Western Diamond-Back Rattlesnake: Green, N. (2013, March 21). The Encylopedia of Earth. Retrieved from Rio Grande River: Jr, R. H. (2014, April 28). Encylopedia Britannica. Retrieved from Rio Grand River, United