Animals Essays

Compare and Contrast_ Dogs and Cats

Owning a house pet can be an enjoyable experience, if a potential owner takes time before purchasing the animal to research what type of care will be needed for the type of animal he or she chooses. Dogs and cats are among the most popular pets; however, their care is drastically different, obviously they do have similarities between the two, they both have hair and are in the mammal family. They also give birth to multiple offspring at the same…

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Animals Cannot Speak

The instances presented by Singer boils down to one of his primary claims, that people cannot say that animals don’t suffer since they manifest actions and behavior that are very similar to that of ours. Citing studies that was conducted to explore animal behavior like that of Jane Goddall’s, and pointing out things like animals being biologically similar to human beings in relevant aspects was used by Singer to support his claim that animals are essentially similar to human beings….

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Biology Notes on Amphibians

Frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts are direct descendants from fish. Amphibians evolved from a type of lobe-finned fish. The name amphibian is from the Greek amphi, which means “double,” and bios, which means “life.” The name is appropriate because of the fact that they can live in water, as well as on land. Fossil evidence indicates that amphibians evolved from lobe-finned fishes about 370 million years ago. Recent analysis of the DNA of coelacanths and lungfishes indicates lungfishes are in…

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Hibernation and Food

When the season is changing and it is getting colder, you know that winter is coming. Animals, which are able to migrate , fly to the south to spend the winter in warmer places. What if you are an animal who is not able to fly to sunny Spain during the cold winter months? You gather a lot of nuts, find a nice den to lie in, curl up into a ball and sleep through the winter, but is that…

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Chapter Eight Summary of Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterson Hororwitz

Chapter eight, Grooming Gone Wild, of the book Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterson Hororwitz and Kathryn Bowers, was about the grooming habits of both animals and humans and how sometimes they can be taken too far. The main theme of the novel overall would be how animals can help solve human social issues. The chapter opens with an anecdote to “Feather Picking disorder” where birds picked at their own feathers even though it caused them pain. She connects the symptoms of…

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Bald Eagle, Great White Shark and Siberian Tiger

There are three types of animals around the world known to be endangered species. We can help and protect them by helping the people aware of this animal, so they will be able to know the importance of keeping the animals to live longer.             The Bald Eagle is not really bald; it actually has white feathers on its head, neck, and tail. Bald is a derivation of balde, and Old English word meaning white. The eagle was names for…

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Animals Should Be Free

Zoos are places where we can see a lot of kinds of animals, even some animals that we do not imagine that we could see; however, personally, I think that animals should be free and people should never keep them in zoos. First of all, animals have the right to be free and nobody can private them to that. They are born free and zoos are not allowed them to have a free life. Instead to keep animals in zoos…

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Phylum Chordata

• The chordates occupy the highest position in the food chain. • The name phylum was derived from the characteristic which all chordates share, the notochord – a long, elongated, and flexible cartilaginous structure that runs the entire length of the body. (Gr. noto = the back; chorde = string) Characteristics: • A dorsal nerve cord located above the notochord, it runs the entire length of the body. The nerve cord is a bundle of nerve fibers that connects the…

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Animal Symmetry

1. Animals with radial symmetry function differently than animals with bilateral symmetry. Unlike animals with bilateral symmetry, these organisms use their appendages, usually tentacles, to bring in food to its mouth, which is located at its center. Also, animals with radial symmetry have less complicated systems than animals with bilateral symmetry. The radial symmetry body plan involves appendages radiating out from the center of the organism, this means that most systems are not included in these animals. Since the radial…

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Is It Cruel to Keep Animals in Cages

I will be stating my reasons to why I think it is cruel to keep animals in cages. My definition of this topic is: cruel: Causing pain or suffering to innocent animals or living organism. Cages: A structure of bars or wires in which animals is confined. I will now state my arguments: There are examples all over the world where animals have been taking from their homes and then stuck in cages for the entertainment and pleasure of humans….

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_life of Pi_ by Yann Martel

All humans are born with instincts; it is during the most desperate times in life when these instincts take control of an individual. In the novel Life of Pi by Yann Martel, the protagonist, Pi, goes through a situation that evoked his instincts to take control of himself. Pi spent 227 days as a castaway on a boat drifting in the Pacific Ocean. During this time he dealt with intense hunger and thirst and was very desperate. In the second…

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The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center

The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center is register as a nonprofit with the Internal Revenue Service. The Mary S. Roberts Pet Adoption Center public benefit charitable organization committed to giving homeless cats and dogs another chance for a healthy and happy life by finding them good, loving homes. The pets received food, comfortable environment, and any medical attention from the staffs and the volunteers. The dogs need to be clean and healthy; they also need to look their very…

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Argumentative Essay_dogs Vs Cats

Pets bring happiness to a person’s life. They create a special bond with their owners. This bond can help an owner and his pet live in harmony. People usually get pets to have a companion in their homes. Couples get pets before having a child because taking care of a pet is similar in taking care of a child. Pets usually are fish, birds, mammals, and sometimes reptiles, but insects like spiders and ants are still owned by some people that consider them…

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Exotic Animals as Pets

Danger, danger! Animals are cute, but not all are domesticated to own as pets. Dogs are a man’s best friend, people suggest cats are an old lonely lady’s answer to everything, and everyone has a dream to own a tiger or lion. However, people should not be allowed to own exotic animals as pets. Owning exotic animals can cause an endangerment to the animal, an endangerment to the owner, and an endangerment to the community. Many people love and own…

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The Horse Business

 Introduction The Horse Industry is unique. Throughout the world, people use horses for consumption as well as for non-consumption purposes. Horses are bred either for the purposes of horseracing – an internationally popular sport, or for purposes of consumption particularly in countries where horsemeat is considered a delicacy. Breeders rear thoroughbred horses specifically for racing purposes. A horse is a very viable and valuable commodity, so much so that commercial insurance policies customarily offer protection for owners of high quality…

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