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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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    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 species’

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Squirrel Tamarin : A New World Monkey

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    Species Name: Saguinus imperator sciurus Common Name: Squirrel Tamarin Range Distribution: The Saguinus imperator sciurus is a recently found subspecies of the emperor tamarin, which is a New World monkey. It has only been seen in the temperate climate forests at higher altitude (8200-11500 inches) in the southern section of Andes in Argentina. Physical features: Like emperor tamarin, the Saguinus imperator sciurus is a small primate, but the Saguinus imperator sciurus is slightly larger

  • The Simple Minded Or Not?

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    Simple Minded or Not? Is this for the simple minded or for the people that see past appearances? Jared Bush, Byron Howard, and Rich Moore came up with a movie called Zootopia, which goes into detail on how everyone without thinking is being simple minded. Instead of using people, animals were used to create an allusion of how life is and how things are misinterpreted in everyday life. The movie is addressed to child to show them that it is not okay to think that someone is bad or good based on what

  • Journey The Wardrobe Of Parallels

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    Journey the Wardrobe of Parallels The “Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” is a fantasy novel written by C. S. Lewis. The fairytale is set in a magical world with no limits to the imagination. Endangered by World War II, four siblings named Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy where sent by their mom to live with Professor Kirke in a big house in the countryside of London. In the house there are many rooms and many doors. While playing hide-in-seek, the youngest child, Lucy discovers

  • Why Cave Art Has Been A Popular Form Of Art During Prehistoric Period

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    Cave Art has been a popular form of art during prehistoric period with there being records of rock art in a variety of various places ranging from Africa, Asia and Australia to Europe and the Americas. Some of the earliest example of cave art goes back as far as 40,000 years ago in Europe with “200 cave painting sites found in France” (Kelly and Thomas, 2016, p.255) such as the Cave of Niaux, as well as Creswell Crags in England and the Cave of El Castillo in Spain as well as a variety of others