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  • The Roseate Spoonbills And Its Effects

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    The Roseate Spoonbills, also known as Platalea Ajaja, “are found in the southeastern United States and West Indies through Mexico and Central America to South America, where they are distributed south to northern Argentina east of the Andes and western Ecuador and northwestern Peru west of the Andes” (Encyclopedia Of Life). Many individuals often confuse the Roseate Spoonbill as a flamingo due to it’s bright pink coloring. It has a medium sized body with a bald head and a long flat spoon-shaped bill

  • Research Paper On Roseate Spoonbills

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    specific bird is the Roseate Spoonbill. Roseate Spoonbills are pink, white, and sometimes yellow on the chest. A Roseate Spoonbill’s wingspan is 50 inches. When a Roseate Spoonbill is full grown, it stands at three feet tall. A Roseate Spoonbill is a little bigger than a pelican. These birds like to eat small fish, shrimp, mollusks, slugs, and crayfish. For these birds, it is easy for them to catch these animals because of its large beak. If Roseate Spoonbills ever decided to take down the

  • Different Types of Ducks

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    There were many different types of ducks in these locations but there were only a few I was able to recognize: Ruddy ducks- dive for their food Very easy to spot these ducks because the male has a bright blue bill, the bottom of their head is white and the top is black. The female is not as easy to recognize but the top of its head is a darker brown whereas the bottom is a lighter brown/ white. Mallard- dabbling These ducks are the most common ducks found around New York state. They have a yellow

  • What's Wrong With Catch-Release Fishing?

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    fishing line is the number one killer of adult brown pelicans, although one Audubon biologist says that “[p]retty much every type of water or shore bird can get caught up in fishing line …. We find dead cormorants, anhingas, herons, egrets, roseate spoonbills … you name

  • The Impact Of Chidambaram's Impact On Physical Environment In Chennai

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    Chennai is the biggest industrial and commercial centre in South India. Also, it is known for being a major cultural, economic and educational centre. Since Chennai is located on the Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal, a rise in sea level poses a threat to coastal areas and becomes a risk to people’s lives, food, security as well as infrastructure and biodiversity. Because of this, there will be many impacts on the human environment, such as affecting tourism. Chidambaram and how flooding will

  • Alexandria Zoological Park Research Paper

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    area. 4. Louisiana Habitat: This exhibit is featured with the plants, animals, architecture, industry and culture of Louisiana and was opened in 1998. There are several species present in the limited area of this exhibit such as alligator, roseate spoonbill, North American river otter, cougar, black bear, bobcat, raccoon, red wolf, white-tailed deer. There is an underwater viewing area from where one can see the species like Turtles, fish, otters, and alligators. For its uniqueness as well as capability

  • Texas Geography

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    The geography of Texas is hugely varied, from beaches to mountains. You can break Texas down into four main regions, divided by rivers, escarpments and other natural features. Texas has all the locations you might need: forests, cliffs, mountainous desert that could pass for Mars, NASA's Johnson Space Center and even a coastline. The Lone Star state is often divided into four regions: the Gulf Coastal Plains, the Interior Lowlands, also called the North Central Plains, the Great Plains and the Basin

  • A Comparison Of The Lithosphere Of Ethiopia And Ethiopia

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    Research Paper Ethiopia is a country located on the east side of the continent of Africa. The capital of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa. It is surrounded by countries such as Sudan, Kenya, Somalia, and Djibouti. The main language spoken in Ethiopia is Amharic. Senegal is a country located on the west side of the continent of Africa. The capital of Senegal is Dakar. It is surrounded by Mauritania, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gambia, and the Atlantic Ocean. The official language spoken in Senegal is French

  • Orlando Florida: Environment and Ecology

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    Orlando Florida Environment & Ecology Introduction Orlando Florida is known worldwide for its entertainment facilities, notably Walt Disney World, Universal Theme Park and other attractions. This paper reports on Orlando's natural environment and ecology, which doesn't get the attention and publicity that the theme parks do, but in the end these natural world places are more vital to the well being of the humans and wildlife in that area of Central Florida. Orlando's Environment / Ecology The

  • Atchafalaya River Research Paper

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    Do you know what the definition of Atchafalaya is? It’s a river two hundred and twenty five miles (three hundred and sixty-two kilometers) S Louisiana flowing S into Atchafalaya Bay (inlet of the Gulf of Mexico). IT’s actually pretty interesting. The Atchafalaya is a distributary of the Mississippi. Around the late ninetieth century and early twentieth century a flood happened in Mississippi causing the Atchafalaya River to increase its size of the channel and the carrying capacity. That is until