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Reptile Species Essay Examples

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An Introduction to the Animals and Their Species: Mammals, Reptiles, Arthropods and Aves
Living creatures on Earth need three basic things in order to survive: the ability to eat, breath, and reproduce. All animals are able to do so. Animals are divided into species, among these species are: Mammals, Reptiles, Arthropods, and Aves. Mammals, also known as Mammalia, come from Latin meaning mamma breast. They...
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An Analysis of the Species and the Natural Balance in Contrast to the Natural Habitat and Adaptations to the Different Environments on the Planet Earth
1. Explain why any one species cannot live everywhere. Any species cannot live everywhere because this would effect the natural balance. Also one species cannot adapt to all the different environments of our planet. For example a marine creature can only live underwater and cannot live on ground. 2. Explain how the activi...
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The Majestic Green Sea Turtle
The green sea turtle is classified in the reptile species; their direct order is Chelonia. They can be found all over the world, they prefer warm waters of tropical and subtropical near continental coasts and around islands and, in climates where the water temperature does not go below 68* F. The green turtle is only known...
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An Introduction to the Various Species of Boa a Reptile
1 The species of boa is an attractive and fascinating reptile. Due to their great adaptation abilities they make odd, but awesome pets. They eat rats, chicks, and other small mammals in captivity. Also successful breeding is possible if the creature is properly cared for. A unique and interesting animal, the Boidae,...
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An Examination of the Savannah Monitors Lizards
Savannah monitors (Varanus exanthematicus) are medium-sized monitor lizards that are usually readily available in most reptile specialty stores and from breeders. They are intelligent (for lizards), beautiful, usually tame pretty easily, and do not grow as large as some monitors. Savannahs usually are less expensive to purc...
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A Comparison of the Alligators and Crocodiles, Reptile Species
Leigh Williams Alligators and Crocodiles Crocodiles and alligators are two reptiles that are often mistaken for each other. One of the most common questions alligator and crocodile researchers face today is what the differences are between the two. Although these reptiles favor in physical features, there are numerous dif...
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An Introduction to the Green Turtle Species Chelonia Mydas
Green Turtle Introduction The Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) is one of the many species of turtles that inhabits the vast oceans. The green turtle is named for the greenish color of it’s fat found under its shell. It is a large, heavy reptile, usually about 0.7-1.0 m in shell length and about 90-140 kg in weight. The maxim...
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Characteristics of Several Proteced Animal Species
GIANT PANDA CAPTIVE BREEDING WWF's policy on captive breeding is that: "The productive management of captive pandas would be helpful in ensuring the long-term survival of the species. All potential breeding animals in captivity should be included in an integrated programme, whose main aim should be to provide an...
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An Analysis of the Causes of Endangered Species in the United States
Causes Of Endangered Species
CAUSES OF ENDANGERED SPECIES
The term endangered is used by international and national organizations to define plants and animals currently in danger of becoming extinct. Although the term endangered is universally used, the definition of an endangered species is greatly varied. In most cases, t...
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An Introduction to the Nature and Origins of a Speedy Lynx
With a pounce and a hop the speedy lynx chases the bleached white hare through the bushes. Poof! The hare disappears into the shiny white powder. Then the sly lynx picks up the scent of the hare and pounces toward the small hairball. The sharp elongated claws don’t dig in, and the hare’s long slender legs launch himself...
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An Analysis of the Causes of the Endangered Species
CAUSES OF ENDANGERED SPECIES The term endangered is used by international and national organizations to define plants and animals currently in danger of becoming extinct. Although the term endangered is universally used, the definition of an endangered species is greatly varied. In most cases, the factors causing an organi...
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The Unearthing of the Ichthyosaur
Could you imagine what life on earth would be like if the prehistoric reptiles had still existed? Or would we even be in the picture? There are many questions one could come up with when coming across the fossilized remains of an extinct species. Dinosaurs have always been the reptile of interest among many, but check...
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A Character Analysis of the Story "The Reptile Room"
The characters of the book include the Baudelaire children (Violet, Klaus and Sunny), Stefano (Count Olaf the children's enemy), Dr Lucafont (assistant of Count Olaf), Mr. Poe (family friend who worked at a bank, took charge and decided who would take care of the children), Dr Montgomery (uncle of the children) and Gustav (...
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An Overview of the Alligator Animal Species of Reptiles
This paper will discuss alligators. It will cover kinds of alligators, their habitat, their food and hunting, breeding, the value of their meat and skin, and the dangers of an alligator. There are two kinds of alligators. The first kind of alligator there is, is the Alligator Mississippiensis or the American Alligator. The...
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Characteristics of Snakes
With it’s long slender body the snake’s probably the funniest shaped creature you will ever encounter. There are many points about this wonderful Reptile that make it a high asset to the world. It has been said that people are always afraid of what’s different, afraid of what they don’t know. Well, in less than 10 min, I pr...
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An In-Depth Description of the Savanna Monitors (Varanus exanthematicus
Savannah monitors (Varanus exanthematicus) are medium-sized monitor lizards that are usually readily available in most reptile specialty stores and from breeders. They are intelligent (for lizards), beautiful, usually tame pretty easily, and do not grow as large as some monitors. Savannahs usually are less expensive to purc...
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Why Zambia Should Give up on Their Quest to Evade Elephant Poaching Bans Bans
In spite of the adequate evidence that the elephant is an endangered species, African countries such as Zambia, feel that there is the need to eradicate the elephants. In 1979 the elephant population in Africa was predicted to be around 1.3 million, but in just the short gap of 10 years the population was reduced down to u...
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Endangered Species and What We Can Do to Help These Animals
Abstract: For Endangered Species I am doing my project on endangered species. In the world there are a lot of endangered species for example: birds, insects, tigers, whales and many more. I have learned many things from this project on how the animals get endangered and ways how to help these animals. I learned tha...
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General Information about the Endangered Species Act in The United States of America
In California there are two hundred eighty-nine animals and plants on the endangered species list: one hundred eleven animals and one hundred seventy-eight plants. The Endangered Species Act was originated in 1973 to fight the depletion of all endangered species. Before a plant or animal species can receive protection throu...
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A Science Paper on Colobus Monkeys
Environmental Science Term Project Colobus Monkeys (Introduction) The colobus monkey is a medium-sized monkey that lives in the western, central and eastern regions of Africa. The colobus weight is between 12-32 lbs. and is 18-27 long. There are eight species of colobus monkeys that include many sub-species of the animal....
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A Paper on the Plight of the Manatee
* Gentle Giants -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- >From an article in issue JUNE 96 Dive International: -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- THE PLIGHT OF THE MANATEE To beat the tourist boats with their camera-waving...
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Fish as Old as Dinosaurs Discovered
Coelacanth The coelacanth is the animal that I did research on and found many intersting facts pertaining to the coelacanth. The coelacanth is a fish with characteristics that differ and vary from modern day fish. The coelacanth has some effect on the countries around the locations where they are being seen. The coe...
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A Comparison of Reproductive Systems; Nemerteans and Turbellaria (Phylum Plateyhelminthes)
Nemerteans and Turbellaria (Phylum Plateyhelminthes): Comparison of Reproductive Systems Abstract Nemerteans and the Plateyhelminthes class turbellaria are very similar in appearance. But on closer investigation they are quite different in structure. If the reproductive systems are examined, it is found that they are...
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A Summary of Social Darwinism
In his most famous book On the Origin of Species, Darwin included four major arguments: that new species appear; that these new species have evolved from older species; that the evolution of species is the result of natural selection; and "that natural selection depends upon variations and the maintenance of variation...
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The characteristics of the Orinoco Crocodile Species
The Orinoco Crocodile is located in Columbia and Venezuela in South America. It lives in the Orinoco River Basin, which is how it gets its name. The total population is about 1,500 crocodiles. During the rainy season, the river gets waterlogged, which means that it overflows with water creating temporary rivers. In the dry...
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