Golden Lion Tamarin

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  • Golden Lion Tamarin Reintroduction Program Essay

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    Golden Lion Tamarin Reintroduction Program Biodiversity may be our most precious gift on this planet. It is amazing to think about how much we know about our fellow creatures, and even more amazing to realize there is still so much to learn. From the smallest pollen to the biggest whale, every species has evolved to be a special part of its ecosystem. It is when we lose sight of the intrinsic value of all this life that we find ourselves destroying the delicate web and irreparably damaging ourselves

  • Golden Lion Tamarin Research

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    endemic species, but sadly it is one of the most endangered biomes in the world (biotropica). One of the endemic species of this biome is the Golden Lion Tamarin. A number of different human activities including deforestation for lumber extraction to agriculture, cattle ranching, and carchoal production, have drastically minimized the habitat of the Golden Lion Tamarins to small patches made up primarily of secondary vegetation (Atla Forest). Another factor that has contributed to the reduction in this

  • Conserving Golden Lion Tamarin

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    Conserving Golden Lion Tamarin The Problem The Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) also known as Golden Marmoset, is a small New World monkey of the family Callitrichidae. Native to the Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil, the Golden Lion Tamarin is an endangered species with an estimated wild population of "more than 1,000 individuals" and a captive population maintained at approximately 490 individuals.               Most of the wild population is confined to the Poço das Antas Biological

  • Pros And Cons Of Animals In Entertainment

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    beating, hurting an animal to behave and perform tricks. Because of this behavior towards the animals, the environment at a circus is generally very sketchy. You never know when a lion can be tired of performing and decide to go on a rampage in a circus towards the audience. Circuses carry a variety of animals from lions, tigers, monkeys, to even elephants. The purpose of a circus is to entertain, there is no learning involved in the audience’s experience. Audiences still support circuses and their

  • Why Should The Modern Zoo Be Preserved?

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    Why should the modern zoo be preserved? This is a question that is the center of great debate world wide. Many believe that the need for and the usefulness of zoos has long since passed. Many others believe that zoos play a vital role in the understanding and conservation of the animal kingdom. According to Webster’s New World College Dictionary the definition of the word “zoo” or “zoological park” is this: “a place where wild animals are kept for public showing”. Zoos have been maintained by

  • What Does A Slave, The Atlantic Forest / Amazon?

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    So, what does a slave, the Atlantic Forest/Amazon, the Great Depression, Wall Street, a parrot, a burger, and a Dutchman have anything to do with a cup of coffee? Actually, a lot! Coffee is not native to South America. Coffee was brought by the Portuguese to Brazil. As European and American demand increased, the need for slaves to work the crops increased. Approximately 1.5 million slaves were imported at the beginning of the 19th century to work the plantations. Coffee production depended on the

  • Exploration Of Good And Evil In Rashomon

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    On one level Rashomon, by director Akira Kurosawa, is a classic whodunnit, a tale of rape, murder, deceit and redemption. How was the samurai warrior killed and his wife violated in lonely woodlands at a time of dissonance in medieval Japan? Suspects emerge and an inquisition is held. But why do all players profess their guilt, rather than protest their innocence? Kurosawa has taken two stories (the 1950 film is loosely based on the works of writer Ryunosuke Akutagawa) and created a multifaceted

  • Historical Representation: An Undervalued Paradox Essay

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    Historical media, most specifically film, has existed since history began. The recounting of prior events to a new audience to portray the feelings and the emotions of the time typically is transferred through conversation, but modern technology allows for the mass-production of not only the recounting of historical events on large screens, but also the possible re-creation of those events. When something is re-created, the new product simply, by definition, could not put into perspective the overall

  • The Movie ' In A Grove ' By Akira Kurosawa

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    Rashomon was released in 1950, and is the work of esteemed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. Rashomon was only the second film directed by Kurosawa, but it is by far his most popular and influential piece of work. Kurosawa worked closely with cinematographer Kazup Miyagawa to create this film, which was based on Ryunosuke Akytagawa’s short story “In a Grove”. The film was the first of its kind to create a plot device that is now commonly used, and referred to as the “Rashomon Effect”. The film tells

  • Monsoon Wedding Film Analysis

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    The film Monsoon Wedding, directed by Mira Nair is an intriguing film about Punjabi culture. Produced in thirty days, it shows five different stories and how they develop. Some develop into love stories and have a happy ending. For one it shows the horrible disgusting reality of life. Throughout the film, it shows the innocent, harmless love, then as the film comes closer to the end, it becomes a dark reality that the audience has to realize happens to Ria Verma and Aylia Verma. Ria is an ordinary