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The Eagles And The Lions

- The Philadelphia Eagles, who were coming off a bye week, were looking to start the season 4-0 for the first time since 2004 against the Detroit Lions. However, that was not the case as the Eagles fell on the road to the Lions 24-23. The game was marred by penalties throughout but on the Detroit 's first offensive possession of the game, they went right down the field, putting together an 11-play drive, ending with a Theo Riddick one-yard touchdown run. After Detroit scored the first points of the game, the Eagles ' offense got a chance to points on the board but did not do that as the Lions forced a Donnie Jones ' punt....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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The Prince And The Lions

- After reading both the Confucian works and rereading the " Story of the Prince and the Lions" determining whether Prince Azgid fulfilled the role of the good leader or not seemed an easy task. Basing his ability to lead ( become the superior man) on the guidelines from the Confucian works ' 'The Doctrine of the Mean ' ' and ' 'The Great Learning ' ' . Prince Azgid " grew up to manhood beloved by everyone, for he was virtuous, intelligent, and accomplished.." (Samuel Butler 484) Initially Prince Azgids ability to lead would be in question, but as he progresses and matures throughout the work, does he belong in the category of a good leader( the superior man) based on the Confucian works....   [tags: Virtue, Political philosophy, Confucius, Prince]

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Lions for Lambs

- In the movie Lions for Lambs, the Senator sits behind his desk, his face one of excitement and determination. He is talking about the new war on terrorism. As he is speaking , a reporter takes notes. Then he speaks of the terrorists’ view on the last 1300 years of human progress and how they consider it as heresy and that it is punishable by death. We, as Americans, cannot comprehend this idea, as we are always look to the future and progress as a blessing for us and our children....   [tags: Terrorism ]

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The, The Sharks, And The Young Lions

- Tianyou Li Li 1 Mrs. Phillips English 9H 6 October 2015 The Marlin, The Sharks, and The Young Lions “The true tarot is symbolism. It speaks no other language and offers no other signs.”(Arthur E. Waite) In literature, symbolism is widely used to give the deeper meaning behind common figures. It shows readers a new insight and enriches the theme and plot. In Hemingway’s compelling novella The Old man and The Sea, Santiago, an old but skilled fisherman, fished off the coast of Cuba. Unfortunately, Santiago couldn’t catch any fish for a long time....   [tags: Symbol, Symbolism, The Old Man and the Sea]

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The Lions Are Eating the Prophets

- The birth of the church resulted from the work of Jesus. God had prepared the way so that the disciples through the power of the Holy Spirit could be witnesses “in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria and to the ends of the earth.” (Acts 1:8) (Gonzalez, 7) The first century church was plagued with persecution, torture, and martyrdom. The stamina, staying power, and survival of the Christian community during the early days may be the greatest “miracle” beyond the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Attempts to eliminate them by emperors, by opposition from the religious leaders, and from false teachers and doctrine within the Christian community merely strengthened the resolve and faith of the C...   [tags: Religious History ]

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Seals Versus Sea Lions

- At any marine theme park, there are probably a cluster of seals and sea lions hanging out in their exhibits. Both animals have that chubby body and the same black eyes with large whiskers. For many, performing sea lions are the stars of the show even though many people routinely refer to the performances as “seal shows.” Even though most people are familiar with seals and sea lions, they don’t know how to distinguish between the two species. While both of these mammals share many abilities, these ‘second cousins’ are distinctly different from each other in many ways....   [tags: marine biology analysis]

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All About Sea Lions

- Sea Lions Sea lions are very social and super talented. They are true party animals, both on land and in the water. They can balance a ball on their nose, climb up a ladder, honk a horn and swim up to 13 mph. Kingdom – Animalia Phylum – Chordata Class – Mammalia Order – Carnivora Family – Otariidae Genus – Zalophus • External ears with flaps and big eyes. • Long flippers in the front which are like wings with no claws. • Five digits in the back limbs with extensions of cartilage. • Nails are on the middle three digits....   [tags: california, weight, lifespan]

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The Iron Lions : Positive Impact On The World

- Walt Disney, the man behind the magic, once said, “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” With that in mind, Team 967, the Iron Lions, strive to encourage as many people as possible to see the potential in themselves through STEM and FIRST programs. FIRST is the stepping stone many young students are taking throughout their primary school years and up into middle and high school. The program itself aims to inspire leadership in all ages while infusing science and technology with crucial values such as confidence, determination, and persistence....   [tags: High school, High School Musical, Middle school]

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The Great Leader Is An Army Of Lions Lead

- Alexander the Great once said “ I am not afraid of an army of lions lead by sheeps; I am afraid of an army of sheeps lead by lions”. A great leader is not determined by its size or speed a great leader is someone who works hard to help others. In order for true leaders to be born they do not seek leadership, they seek justice. Aaron smith and Larycia Hawkins both lectured on leadership and what it means to discover it within yourself. While both lectures targeted leadership they also had in common they spoke about leadership but included justice as a factor....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Fiedler contingency model]

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South Carolina Lions Charity Services

- South Carolina Lions Charitable Services requests $5,000 to continue the important health programs providing vision, hearing, and health screenings, hearing aids, and eye surgeries to the uninsured residents of Berkley, Colleton, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties served by the Bakker Family Fund. South Carolina Lions Charitable Services is dedicated to improving lives by providing vision, hearing and health screenings, and hearing aids and eye surgeries for the uninsured and under insured residents of South Carolina who otherwise would not receive assistance....   [tags: Health care, Health insurance, Medicine]

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Hunting Lions: Sport or Murder?

- When a Minnesota dentist killed a prized African lion named "Cecil" he received an onslaught of criticism and reignited the debate concerning hunting. Man's quest to dominate all of nature has been a passion dating to the primitive days of mankind. During this primitive era, man's need to hunt was strictly for survival and to preserve their existence and dominance over the wild. In this modern era, man still finds the need to unleash this internal drive for power. The passion to hunt, however, is no longer a necessity for survival; it is a game or sport for which the trophy is one of nature's most intriguing animals, the mountain lion....   [tags: Big Game Hunting]

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The Effects of El Nino on Sea Lions

- The Effects of El Nino on Sea Lions El Nino, also called the "El Nino-Southern Oscillation" or ENSO, is a change in the ocean-atmosphere system in the eastern Pacific that occurs about every five to seven years. It contributes to significant weather changes around the world, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Among these changes are increased rainfall across the southern region of the U.S. and in Peru and drought in the West Pacific, affecting Australia and its neighboring nations....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of Edward Jones ' Young Lions And Its Discussion Of Caesar Matthews

- In 2013, just shy of my 17th birthday, I planned a day trip with two of my friends to see The Phantom of the Opera in New York. At this point in my life, I was entirely unaccustomed to large cities, such as New York City, and felt excited to experience the bustle I expected. While in the city, a woman informed me about methods to avoid the crime so intertwined with life in the city and introduced me to the concept that, just as New York City held many attractions for tourists, it also held some dangers as well....   [tags: New York City, City, English-language films]

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Symbolism in The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway

- The premise of the story is simple yet captivating, as anybody who has ever gone fishing knows, for there is a strange allure in capturing and besting creatures as wondrous and intimidating as those who reside in the mysterious depths of the ocean. It is a work so masterful and timeless that it won the Pulitzer Prize and helped its author win the Nobel Prize, “The Old Man and The Sea” did not reach such lofty heights by mere luck. In creating the epic struggle between a monstrous Marlin and an old Cuban fisherman, Ernest Hemingway crafted an intricate web replete with symbols and allusions to Cuban culture, a country that served as his home for some time and the place where the novel was wri...   [tags: symbolism, lions, religion]

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A Comparison of Respiratory Systems in Sea Lions, Cobras, and Bald Eagles

- The respiratory system is the system for taking in oxygen and giving off carbon dioxide in organisms. The respiratory systems of California sea lions, king cobras, and bald eagles have a few similarities and differences, but they all allow the intake of oxygen for each organism. The California sea lion is a pinniped. A pinniped is a carnivorous aquatic mammal of the order Pinnipedia. Sea lions, like all other pinnipeds, have nostrils that they can voluntarily close while diving in the water. Inside the nose of a sea lion are bones called turbinate bones....   [tags: oxygen, lungs, trachea]

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The Horse Frontlet With A Nude Goddess Holding Lotus Flowers And Lions

- The horse frontlet with a nude goddess holding lotus flowers and lions is a 6.38 by 2.6 inch object made out of ivory from the Neo-Assyrian period dating back to the 9th–8th century B.C. The goddess is modeled in high relief, raising her out from the background more than any other object on the frontlet. She holds two lions at either side that are significantly smaller than her body creating a hierarchic scale, making this goddess the most important piece in this bilaterally symmetrical composition....   [tags: Mesopotamia, Assyria, Ancient Near East, Sumer]

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Sea Lions: Nature's Playful Aquatic Land Mammals

- Sea Lions: Nature's Playful Aquatic Land Mammals Introduction Sea lions may look like sea creatures, but they also behave like terrestrial animals. Unlike whales, mammals that spend their entire lives in water, sea lions inhabit both the water and land throughout their lives. This aquatic land animal prefers the water for food, fun, and safety; while preferring the land for socializing, territory, and procreation. Being mammals, they share many behaviors common to humans and other mammals. Like mammals, they are born with the ability to walk on land shortly after birth....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Referring to the Generals in the First World War in the Interpretation of Lions Led by Donkeys

- Referring to the Generals in the First World War in the Interpretation of Lions Led by Donkeys The First World War took place from 1914 to 1918. Some historians describe the First World War as “The Great War” this was due to the sheer size and tragic of human loss during the war, which was responsible for thirteen million people dying the first time the war had been fought on three levels air, sea, and land. On the Western Front, the battle was fought on land. The battles on land consisted if trench warfare there were four different lines of trenches these were the front line, support, reserve and communication trenches....   [tags: Papers]

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The Empire Masterpiece # 131

- the EMPIRE masterpiece #131 FOUR LIONS 2010. OUT: NOW CERT:15 WORDS: ANNA OLNEY-SMITH A comedy…about terrorism. Queue the unconvincing stares. Four Lions, at first (disbelieving) glance, seems like another dark satirical comedy that falls short of expectations and raises more disappointment than laughs. The director of this ground-breaking film, amidst the other flops of its kind (think ), is Chris Morris; who, along with Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong wrote the film itself. Morris has recently amassed an impressive body of work in the UK as a satirical writer, director, actor and all-round prankster, and is perhaps best known is his current-affairs TV satires Brass Eye and The Day Today, o...   [tags: Comedy, Satire, Chris Morris, Four Lions]

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Public Safety or Public Trickery

- Public Safety or Public Trickery In past years, the debate over human and mountain lion interaction has been quite heated. The California Legislature has addressed issues concerning the hunting of mountain lions for over 80 years. On March 26, 1996, the most recent ballot measure deciding the fate of the California cougar (Felis concolor), Proposition 197, was not passed. This would have repealed the 1990 passing of Proposition 117, which banned all trophy hunting of mountain lions, allowing only trained Department of Fish and Game officials to kill lions that became a threat to public safety and welfare....   [tags: Proposition 197 Mountain Lions Wildlife Essays]

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The Ncaa Sanction Cases And How Some Are Bias

- This paper is going to explain various NCAA sanction cases and how some are bias and some are justified. Many believe the NCAA is all about making money and has honestly no moral value with various decisions they make. For example the Penn State situation. In the summer of 2012 the NCAA dropped a harsh ban on the Penn State football program (I,J). The sanctions handed down were a result of findings that Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually assaulted children participating in his charity. It was determined that coach Joe Paterno and the administration at Penn State where aware of potential allegations but had not done anything about them....   [tags: Joe Paterno, Penn State Nittany Lions football]

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The Social Cat: The Lion

- The Social Cat Most wild cats are known to be solitary mammals, but there is one exception—the lion. Lions have captured the attention of many because of their exciting sociality. Lions are group hunters; other cats are solitary hunters. Lions live in groups; other cats live alone. In their article “The Short Happy Life of a Serengeti Lion”, Quammen, David, and Michael Nichols explain that these cats are “the only feline that’s truly social” (60). One common movie in today’s society, “The Lion King”, portrays the lion as the “King of the Jungle.” Many humans view lions as vicious, roaring animals that are the top of the food chain....   [tags: lion, mammals, hunters, group, social]

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The Falling Population of the Endangered Asiatic Lion

- ... These successful signs allow the breeding to commence correctly and for litter to go ahead. Furthermore, these good or sometimes bad signs (if the mates are not in need of each other) are constantly noted down for reassurance purposes. However, due to the Asiatic Lions having poor mate skills and often deformed or low sperm cells, this makes it hard to breed successfully2. Furthermore, the Asiatic Lion Males are often proving their dominance over the female which also makes it hard to breed3/4....   [tags: hunting, gender, breeding attempts]

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The King of the Jungle

- Lion's have many unique and amazing characteristics. Their rarity, their strength, and the way of their life cycle make them stand out as a very exclusive species. The lion is the largest of the African carnivores, and the biggest feline in the cat family. It is a light, sandy brown color and the male lions have hair around their necks, known as a mane. The mane of a lion can range from black, to light brown. The mane makes it very easy to identify a male lioness from a male lion, for females don't have manes, but the larger size of the male lion's to the female lionesses also makes it easy to identify the males from the females....   [tags: Animal Research]

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The Sea Battle Of Life

- Marlins and the sea are usually never associated with lions. They are, however, in The Old Man and the Sea written by Ernest Hemingway. Together they are extremely symbolic in the novella. Lions are often the subject of Santiago’s dreams and they represent youth and nature. The old man hooks a marlin and fights the fish which represents a beautiful challenge. Santiago’s universe is the sea and it stands for a way of life. Manhood has also been a connector for the three aspects and is intertwined with them all....   [tags: Literature Review]

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PBS and Children’s Television as a Vehicle to teach reading

- Reading for a child is a magical library where characters pop out of books; vowel sing and words take on a life of their own. Each show on PBS has a curriculum, a list of things to learn that can help kids succeed in school and in life. PBS encourages creativity and critical thinking to young children. The purpose of this paper is to explain to you the readers of why PBS children television is a positive learning tool to teach children how to read. Educational PBS shows being broadcasted like, “Between the Lions, Arthur, and Curious George are one of the most essential tools a child could use for learning how to read....   [tags: Educational Concepts, Learning Tools]

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The King of the Jungle

- Lion's have many unique and amazing characteristics. Their rarity, their strength, and the way of their life cycle make them stand out as a very exclusive species. The lion, light brown in color, is largest of the African carnivores. Full grown males have manes of different color. This, and their large size, makes it easy to tell the males from the females. Full grown males range from 9 to 10 feet long, included with a 3 foot tail, and weight of 400 to 500 pounds. The lion has a strong, muscular like body with powerful legs....   [tags: Animal Behavior]

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Man Eaters Of Tsavo

- The Man-Eaters of Tsavo The drive to colonize the continent of Africa in the 19th centuries brought the European imperial powers against difficulties which had never been encountered before. One such difficulty is that of the local wildlife in Africa, such as lions or other big game animals. In The Man-Eaters of Tsavo, by Colonel John Patterson, a railway bridge project in East Africa is terrorized by a pair of man-eating lions. This completely true story shows the great difficulty in colonizing Africa by demonstrating the somewhat harsh environment of Africa....   [tags: Colonel John Patterson]

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Labor And Legality By Ruth Gomberg Munoz

- Labor and Legality by Ruth Gomberg-Munoz is an intense ethnography about the Lions, undocumented immigrants working in a Chicago restaurant as busboys. The ten undocumented men focused on in Gomberg-Munoz’s are from Leon, Mexico. Since they are from Leon, they are nicknamed the Lions in English. She describes why they are here. This includes explaining how they are here to make a better future for their family, if not only financially, but every other way possible. Also, Gomberg-Munoz focuses on how Americans see “illegal aliens”, and how the Lions generate social strategies, become financially stable, stay mentally healthy, and keep their self-esteem or even make it better....   [tags: Illegal immigration]

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Old Man and The Sea

- Old Man and The Sea In the novel The Old Man and the Sea, Ernest Hemingway uses the literary device of metaphors. Hemingway uses the metaphor of the ocean to symbolize life and to depict the role that individuals play in life. Hemingway uses the metaphor of the lions to signify people who live their lives as active participants. The tourists in the novel represent the individuals, who in observe their lives and are not active participants. In the novels that Ernest Hemingway writes, he uses metaphors to reflect his life experiences and opinions....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Veldt by Ray Bradbury

- Throughout the short story “The Veldt," Bradbury uses foreshadowing to communicate the consequences of the overuse of technology on individuals. Lydia Hadley is the first of the two parents to point out the screams that are heard on the distance where the lions are. George soon dismisses them when he says he did not hear them. After George locks the nursery and everyone is supposed to be in bed, the screams are heard again insinuating that the children have broken into the nursery, but this time both the parents hear them....   [tags: Effectsof Technology, Individual Alienation]

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The Iliad By Michael Clarke

- Beast Similes in the Iliad Michael Clarke, in his article “Between Lions and Men: Images of the Hero in the Iliad” (1995), explores the true meaning behind Homeric similes, specifically those relating men and beasts. By studying these “beast-similes”, Clarke hopes to reveal their influence on the depiction of heroes throughout the poem, as well as the poem’s theme of heroism. The author begins the article by stating the common idea that the similes of the Iliad are simply adornments made to amplify Homer’s recreation of the heroic age....   [tags: Achilles, Iliad, Trojan War, Homer]

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The Dramatic Effect of El Nino on Southern California's Seal and Sea Lion Population

- At the beginning of our winter season, El Nino left some dramatic effects on our seal and sea lion population here in Southern California. Since June of 1997, about 6,000 sea mammals have perished on this San Miguel Island, 50 miles off the Ventura coast. This island is home to the largest population of seals and sea lions south of Alaska. Scientists estimate that there are approximately between 85,000 and 180,000 California sea lions breeding on this island and other Channel Islands. There are about 11,000 Northern Fur Seals on San Miguel Island....   [tags: Animals Nature Environment essays Climate]

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We Must Protect Africa

- Africa is the second largest continent in the world behind Asia. While Africa is known for having many species of animals, it is also known for eight major physical regions according to Margery G: “The Sahara, the Swahill Coast, the rain forest, the African Great Lakes, and Southern Africa” (7). Probably one of the most known desserts in the world is in Africa which is the Sahara. Sahara is the 3rd largest desert in the world and in addition, it is the hottest desert. Just so everyone has an idea of how big the Sahara is, if it is being compared to another country, the Sahara will be bigger than Brazil, in South America....   [tags: geography, savanna]

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10 Most Dangerous Predators in the World

- Dangerous predators have appeared on the face of this planet since the first organism developed. Predation is of utmost importance for the ecological system to maintain its balance. Predators use their unique skills for hunting. If we compile a list of the most deadly predators humans would certainly top the list. They have overpowered and hunted the most vicious and largest animals. Humans have even brought many species on the brink of their extinction. Here is a list of the 10 most dangerous predators in the world: 1. Mosquito A mosquito may seem to a mere common insect but it is one of the deadliest....   [tags: Human Deaths per Year, Ranking]

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Analysis of Animal Treatment in Circus

- Animals have been a main focus in circus performances around the world for many centuries; however, in recent history, there have been far more regulations put on the use of these creatures, stemming mainly from how they are treated by both their trainers and the circus as a whole. Whether it be on the federal or local and state-level, there has been a definite increase in the questionable legality of America’s circus industry due to the neglect and abuse of the participating animals, courts’ decisions highlighting the true importance of the issue....   [tags: animal abuse, circus, circus industry]

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Attitudes Towards Animals In N

- Attitudes Towards Animals in Neolithic and Assyrian Times Animals have been viewed differently by different cultures. This is evident when comparing the wall painting of a deer hunt from the Neolithic period (Gardner, 38) and the reliefs of Ashurbanipal hunting lions and the dying lions from the Assyrian dominated period of the ancient near east (Gardner, 56). The deer hunt scene, painted at Catal Huyuk c. 5750 BC, depicts several humans hunting two large deer and one small deer. The reliefs, sculpted at Nineveh c....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Lion and the Mouse who Returned a Kindness

-      Aesop among many other prominant authors wrote tales of animals taking on human characteristics, but none is so prevelant as the reputation of the mighty lion. Known as the king of animals, the lion appears as an object of strength and nobility in countless aspects of life including history, literature, art, astronomy, movies, and dance.      Who is this amazing creature. According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the lion (Panthera Leo) is a flesh-eating animal that live cheifly in sandy plains and rocky places where there are thorn thickets and tall grass....   [tags: Aesop, Aesop's Fables]

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Trophy Hunting As A Game

- Some describe trophy hunting as a game, where hunters choose animals in the wild to hunt down and bring part of the animal body home as a prize or a souvenir, but others describe it as a destruction to the nature of the wild. Trophy hunting has existed ever since the existence of the human race; however, trophy hunting in the history had a different meaning. Instead of hunting for one’s enjoyment or show of strength, human hunts animals for animal body parts that are useful, such as animal skins for clothing, and hunting to protect the village from animals that possess a threat....   [tags: Hunting, Wildlife management, Big-game hunter]

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Zoos Are Misable Places for Animals

- The topic of rather zoos are made to educate the people or if they are simply just animal cruelty. Zoos contain many animals. From, elephants, lions, tigers, dolphins, otters, giraffes, chimpanzees and gorillas. These animals are accustomed to living in their natural habitat which is with no cages and are free to roam as they please. Zoos are miserable places for animals, according to CAPS an undercover investigator filmed sick animals left untreated and dead animals to rot on floors at Tweedle Farm Zoo....   [tags: habitat, education, stimulation]

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Ray Bradbury’s The Veldt

- Human innovation can lead to their ultimate downfall. In his short story “The Veldt” Ray Bradbury drives home this point. As one critic observes about Bradbury, “ [h]is best novels are cautionary tales of the dangers of unrestricted scientific and technological progress” (Paradowski ). Bradbury’s stories typically revolve around a futuristic invention that somehow goes wrong and starts doing more harm than good. In “The Veldt”, George Hadley is a loving father who buys his kids, Wendy and Peter, all the best new technology, including a nursery where the children’s thoughts are projected onto the walls....   [tags: good things, negative consequences]

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Analysis Of ' The Epic Of Gilgamesh '

- Bhavin Patel, 10 October 2016, Cormack, Religion 105 The Epic of Gilgamesh was created in Mesopotamia between 2,000 and 1,000 BCE, Mesopotamia is now known as modern day Iraq. In this particular text we learn the key differences between gods, humans, and animals. They are all in order from the top beings the gods, the middle being the humans, and the animals that are at the bottom of the list. Gilgamesh is the god and people are being told to go see him, because he is described as being very strong and bull like....   [tags: Epic of Gilgamesh, Enkidu, Humbaba, Ishtar]

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

- Grappling with "Creative Block" My mind is at times a broken record devoid of nuance. But when I walk outside into the morning sunlight today, the air tastes like smoke. That minute difference jostles my mind. In that moment, I, no longer preoccupied with internal tensions, savor the spirited atmosphere of people hurrying about, the underlying brick road and overlying partly cloudy sky. I hurry to preserve these thoughts, as I feel the inspiration already evaporating from my grasp. Dong. Dong....   [tags: creativity, liveliness of mind]

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Effects on Animals in Zoos

- Have you ever felt sorry for animals in a cage. Animals are held captive all over the world; approximately over 1,700 species of animals are in a zoo. The effect of an animal being in a zoo can vary; some animals end up dying, while others are left there in a cage with nothing to do. Zoos have been around since about 1250 B.C, most leaders would use animals as entertainment and for fighting. For example, bears and bulls were chained together and fight another. Over four hundred bears were killed in one single day....   [tags: Zoology, Wild Animals, Captivity, Animal Death]

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Daggers found in shaft graves during the bronze age

- The ornamental daggers of the late bronze age found in the shaft graves at Mycenae, that date between 1550, and 1500 B.C. were made by Cretans for the mainland market. Even though these daggers were made in Crete none have ever been found there. Some other places where similar daggers have been found are the island of Thera, Vapheio, Pylos, and the Argire Heraeum. This shows that there was trade among all of those places during the time period that the daggers were made. Most of the daggers were found in grave circle A at Mycenae....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Northern Sea Lion

- The Northern Sea Lion, also known as the stellar sea lion, has the binomial nomenclature of Eumetopias jubatus. They received their name because the adult males have blubbery necks with long fur, like a lion. Their name basically means lion of the sea. These animals can be found in coastal waters of the North Pacific Ocean from Japan to central California. In the Western United States, there is estimated to be about 39,000-45,000 Sea Lions, and in the Eastern United States there is estimated to be about 44,000-48,000 Sea Lions....   [tags: eumetopias jubatus]

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Movie Analysis : I Am, Two General Themes Are Portrayed Again And Again

- In Tom Shadyac’s movie, I Am, two general themes are portrayed again and again. That is what is wrong with the world and that and that cooperation is the key to success in our society. We all must learn to coexist or our society will fail and die off. The order of the universe has always been random and a chaotic mess from the moment the Big Bang started. Only in the last few hundred years has the human race learned how to coexist and thrive. It has no longer been a battle of the fittest but a cooperative effort to race to the finish....   [tags: Human, Africa, Race, Universe]

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A Psychoanalytic Look into the Life of a Lonely Old Fisherman

- A Psychoanalytic Look into the Life of a Lonely Old Fisherman Isolation can have many affects on how a person behaves, there mental stability and personality. Isolation is the state of being away from anyone or anything is society. While under this for a period of time it can effect a person's state of mind, such as talking to inanimate objects. This can also mean them finding love or friendship in animals that don't have a clue what the person means. One of the key factors of this theory is isolation; it can be both physical and emotional....   [tags: Isolation, Loneliness, Company]

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Lessons to be Learned from the Book of Daniel

- Daniel was a prophet and also the author of the Old Testament book of Daniel. The time period in which this book took place was between 560 to 530 B.C. (Smith). Daniel was a servant to King Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon. King Nebuchadnezzar told Daniel to only worship the god of Nebuchadnezzar’s choosing and that Daniel could only eat certain foods. Daniel and his friends, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, refused to listen to the king. This choice resulted in all four of them being thrown into the burning flames of a furnace....   [tags: prophet, dreams, faith]

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The Story Of Perpetua, A Christian Martyr And Blaudina

- The narrative that accompanies this image is similar to that of many other pictures representing Christian Martyrdom in the Ancient Roman arena. The young woman on the left, is a Christian Martyr who had been sentenced to death for treason against her Emperor. She refused to acknowledge him as divine and would not renounce her blasphemous religion when she was rounded up and questioned by the Romans, which is why she ended up in the arena facing certain death. This particular narrative is very similar to the story of Perpetua, another honoured Christian Martyr and Blaudina....   [tags: Roman Empire, Christianity, Ancient Rome]

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Themes and Ideas in the Book of Daniel

- The book of Daniel is written by the fearless prophet Daniel in about 530 BC in Cyrus’ ninth year. The genre of Daniel is Narrative History, Prophetic Oracles, and it also contains some Apocalyptic material. Some of the major themes and ideas in the book of Daniel are humility, our ability to resist, embracing work beyond our own power, following God, being prepared, and the importance of prayer. Humility is a very important key to a good, sturdy, and strong relationship with the God and the other people involved in our lives (Daniel 1:11-14; 2:27)....   [tags: bible, prophet, trust]

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Poachers Kill Magnificent Animals for Profit

- ... These high prices that people are willing to pay creates a large incentive for poachers. A complete species extinction is one of the worst effects that could come from poaching because it wouldn’t just eliminate a species, but it would also negatively affect the environment and the creatures that live there. If a predator species is hunted until extinction, it could create a massive chain of devastation. Predators are close to the top of the food chain and keep the population of some prey under control....   [tags: hunting, extinction, food supply]

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Employee Loyalty Argument By Ronald Duska

- For this essay, I will evaluate the Employee Loyalty Argument derived from ‘Whistleblowing and Employee Loyalty’ by Ronald Duska. I will argue that this Employee Loyalty Argument is deductively valid but is not deductively sound because premise 2 is false. I will justify my claims that premise 2 is false by arguing about how it is rational for employees to expect their companies to recognize and fulfill a duty of loyalty to their employees if the employees also have a duty of loyalty to the companies that employ them....   [tags: Argument, Logic, Validity, Employment]

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The Pride Lands Lived Two Brothers

- In the Pride Lands lived two brothers. Taka and Mufasa grew up together, learning what it would take to become king someday. As brothers, they knew that only one of them could take over for their father someday. From the start, Taka knew he could never compare to his older brother—Mufasa. Why, no one even bothered to talk to Taka very often. They all laughed at his name, stuck up their noses and did not ever look him in the eye. What parents name their child “trash”. In the language that the lions spoke, Taka was not regarded as a future king....   [tags: Family, Sibling, Della Reese, Royal family]

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Children 's Show About The Zoo

- Emma, a blond haired blue eyed three- year- old, has been watching a new children 's show about the African Safari, she is intrigued by all of the heat-bearing animals especially the lions. In one episode she learns the word zoo. “Mommy. What does zoo mean?” she wondered out loud. “A zoo is where the animals from your show can live outside of where they are from. It would be like if you went to live with grandma, that’s not your home but you would still be happy to live there.” the mom explained....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Meat]

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Domoic Acid Poisoning

- Domoic acid is new toxins that have been found along the west coast of the United States and Canada. The first time domoic acid poisoning was noticed was in Prince Edward Island 1987, when shellfish was consumed. Three people died, and more than 100 people showed the toxin symptoms. Then birds started to die off because they had been eating anchovies, and the anchovies had the toxin inside of them. Then after the fish the sea lions started to die off as well because they ate the fish. The toxin starts to travel through the food chain....   [tags: toxins, red tide, algae poison]

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Familial Relationships in The Veldt

- As young children grow up, their attitudes dramatically transform. They translate from loving their parents to disliking them. When their lifestyle is adversely affected, this universal process accelerates. Ray Bradbury, an acclaimed writer and a known opponent of Silicone Valley, comments on this recurring motif, technology. According to Ray Bradbury’s official website, he has won the 2000 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation (HarperCollinsPublishers)....   [tags: ray bradbury, technology, african valdt]

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Critical Analysis of "The Veldt"

- “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury deals with some of the same fundamental problems that we are now encountering in this modern day and age, such as the breakdown of family relationships due to technology. Ray Bradbury is an American writer who lived from 1920 to 2012 (Paradowski). Written in 1950, “The Veldt” is even more relevant to today than it was then. The fundamental issue, as Marcelene Cox said, “Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.” Technology creating dysfunctional families is an ever increasing problem....   [tags: Ray Bradbury, Technology, Literary Analysis]

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Ecology of Giraffa Camelopardalis

- Ecology of Giraffa camelopardalis Made popular by their long necks and distinctive camouflage coats, giraffes are the tallest land animals in the world. Their incredible body gives them a very specific niche within the ecology of African savannahs and the Sahara desert. This essay will focus on the ecology of these non-territorial herbivores, primarily focusing different factors that affect giraffe herbivory including location, sex, and age; next, it will focus on the predator-prey relationships seen at waterholes in African savannahs between lions and large-mammalian prey like giraffes; and finally, it will concentrate on the competition, or lack thereof, that may influence giraffe charac...   [tags: african savannahs, desserts, south africa]

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Elements of Ancient Greek Life

- In ancient Greece there was a belief that an equal, but justified, negative event offset every positive event. Likewise, a positive experience justified every negative escapade. This Greek belief is apparent in the epic Iliad by Homer in the scenes that Hephaistos fashions onto Achilleus’ new battle shield. The scenes painted on Achilleus’ new shield reflect to the reader the belief that the Greeks had in balance in their lives. In one such spectacle Hephaistos depicts a Greek wedding tradition....   [tags: Ancient Greece Essays]

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Goal Setting

- I am in a college skills class. I have been asked to choose a topic that I feel will better my future. Prior to this class I simply thought the goals I had and accomplished were enough. Everyday goals of paying bills on time and keeping on schedule now doesn’t seem enough. Well, I have since learned that things will go more smoothly, less crazy, and I can reduce my stress level with a few more goals for myself and my daughters as well. Goal setting has become a new reality, I have always had goals, and now I know with some planning I can reach all of them....   [tags: Personal Planning]

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Good and Evil in Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience

- William Blake, the author of Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, was a poet and an artist. The Songs of Innocence (1789) is a book of poems, showing the idea that God’s love is in everything on earth. Five years later he added the Songs of Experience (1794) to the collection. The new poems shows the power of evil.Although Blake’s poems were so powerful, he lived a simple life. He worked as an engraver and a professional artist, but he was always very poor. His work received little attention and when it did, most people found it confusing....   [tags: william blake, songs of innocence, experience]

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Machiavelli and Obama: The Benefits of NOT Keeping a Promise

- In chapter eighteen of The Prince, Machiavelli tells the reader how to be successful and when not to keep your word. It is seen through out history that people of power constantly renege on their promises. This philosophy can be connected to our most prominent political figure of this modern day: President Obama. In this chapter, Machiavelli has two major premises: the nature of man, and the nature of fighting. After explaining the natures of both man and fighting, Machiavelli makes the argument that it is better to be a fox (thus successful) and gives a basic outline on how to be one....   [tags: The Prince, Machiavelli ]

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Helen Keller an Astonishing Soldier in the Battle Against Blindness

- ... At the age of 6 Helen’s parents decided it would be best to hire a professional so after Helen and her fathers trip to meet Alexander Graham Bell, bell told Mr. Keller about a woman he knew at an institute for blind people. The institute was called the Perkins Institute. After phone calls and letters written it was decided that Helen would have an at home teacher in hopes to educate Helen and make life a little easier on her. Helens parents had doubts on whether or not this “teacher” would be able to help their daughter but at this point the desperation to find a cure or to help was serious....   [tags: care, darkness, women´s right]

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An Integrated Approach ( 6 / E ( Pdf )

- The term culture is defined as, the way we as human species deal with our world and with one another (Introducing Anthropology: An Integrated Approach - 6/e (PDF). 28). Within this definition, it should also be annotated that culture includes other constituents, such as beliefs, customs, religion, arts, language, gastronomy and social habits. Fortunately, because of the diversity seen throughout most of the world today, culture is something present in everyday life and is valued amongst many individuals....   [tags: Culture, Anthropology, Cultural anthropology]

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The Representation Of God : Jewish And Christian Scriptures

- The representation of God in Jewish and Christian scriptures The religions of Christianity and Judaism are very similar, because both believe in “One God, Jehovah, God of Abraham” (Christianity and Judaism ). Judaism was founded around 1300 BCE with Christianity followed in roughly around 30 CE with the death of Jesus. The two religions share many characterizes because Judaism was a “parent” of Christianity. In other words, Christianity can be thought of as an extension of Judaism because its followers adhere to most of the teachings in the Hebrew Bible (also known as the Old Testament) while also accepting the teachings of the New Testament....   [tags: Bible, New Testament, God, Judaism]

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Familial Relationships in The Veldt by Ray Bradbury

- As young children grow up, their attitudes dramatically transform. They change from loving their parents to disliking them, which is a universal process. When technology adversely affects their lifestyle, this universal process accelerates. Ray Bradbury, an acclaimed writer and a known opponent of Silicon Valley, has published books in order to enlighten the world on the inadequacies of technology. Bradbury says, “People are walking around the streets with phones to their heads talking to someone ten feet away....   [tags: George and Lydia Hadley, children]

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The Lion King; What´s the Circle of Life

- What is the circle of life. In a time when the Disney animation renaissance ruled the cinema world, one movie had ruled entirely over all. In 1994 at the height of the company’s own resurrection, Disney released the epic musical drama The Lion King. It was a critically acclaimed movie that has spawned off into a Broadway musical, a spin-off show, and two sequels. I first saw the Lion King when I was three years old and to this day is one of my favorite movies. Little did I know the Lion King was much more than a movie about a young lion stepping in place of his father’s absence, but more of a spin on the Shakespeare play Hamlet....   [tags: cinema, disney animation]

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Bourke and Rendall’s Careful Custody of Christian

- Throughout the years, wild animals in captivity has been a topic of great controversy. The debate lies within the animal itself; some people believe that having animals in captivity strips them of their natural instincts and thus ruins the animal. In contrast, other people believe that keeping certain animals in captivity can save the animal from the cruel world it would have been forced to live otherwise. In the novel A Lion Called Christian, the latter opinion had taken on a unique twist and was brought to life through Anthony Bourke, John Rendall and their lion, Christian....   [tags: Animal Rights]

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Gandhi And Henry Wiebe 's Novel Peace

- Even though Catherine Owens Pearce’s biography of Gandhi and Henry Wiebe’s novel, Peace Shall Destroy Many, are set in different countries, they share many common themes like nonviolence, effect of religion on conflicts and the idea of cooperation to move forward toward a common goal. Mahatma Gandhi fought for many Indian rights within India during the time of British control. Gandhi also fought to end discrimination in South Africa as Indian people encountered racism and prejudice everywhere they went....   [tags: Nonviolence, Satyagraha, Caste]

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Children 's Show About The African Safari

- Emma, a blond haired, blue eyed three- year- old, has been watching a new children 's show about the African Safari, she is intrigued by all of the heat-bearing animals especially the lions. In one episode she learns the word zoo. “Mommy. What does zoo mean?” she wondered out loud. “A zoo is where the animals from your show can live outside of where they are from. It would be like if you went to live with grandma, that’s not your home, but you would still be happy to live there.” the mom explained....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Meat]

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Peter And Paul Meet Their Final End

- Other authors reflect on the term “ends of the earth” to mean Rome (McBride, p.4), which is where both Peter and Paul meet their final end. William Kurz suggests that the “ends of the earth” is not a specific location, but that the mission of Jesus is unlimited in scope (Kurz, 2013, p.32). After the Ascension, the Apostles gather in the upper room. One other issue needs to be addressed before the coming of the Spirit, the replacement of Judas. The selection of the twelve was designed to be representative of the twelve tribes of Israel (Bergsma, p....   [tags: Holy Spirit, Christianity, Jesus, Pentecost]

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Big Game Hunting Should Be Allowed

- Since the European colonization of eastern Africa, big game hunting, also know as "trophy hunting", has been a very controversial topic. During the early days of trophy hunting, dwindling numbers of some of the world’s most unique and prized wildlife was not a problem like it is today. When a trophy hunting dentist from Minnesota paid $55,000 to kill a prized African lion, he unintentionally reignited the heated debate concerning big game hunting. Wildlife conservationists and hunters debate the impact of hunting on the economy and the environment....   [tags: Lion Hunting in Africa]

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The Dangers of Owing Exotic Animals

- October 18th, 2011, Fifty-six exotic animals were set loose in Ohio by their private owner. In the hours that followed, according to USA news, forty-nine beautiful exotic animals were slaughtered as they ran to terrorize surrounding neighborhoods, as they attacked nearby horses, as they lunged at on-scene sheriffs, and as they ran across the highway towards freedom. Of the animals killed at the Zanesville Massacre were eighteen endangered Bengal tigers, seventeen lions, six black bears, two grizzlies, three mountain lions, two wolves, and a baboon....   [tags: diseases, safety risks]

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Ban Trophy Hunting Should Be Illegal

- A social outrage has broken recently amid the scandal of Cecil the Lion’s death. Cecil was illegally hunted and killed by the American dentist Walter Palmer. Since then, it has caused the world to change their minds on the effects of trophy hunting. Succeeding the death of the renowned lion, a recent poll in America displays that on a three to one margin, the respondents said they would rather be tourists in a country that prohibits trophy hunting, instead of one that does not. The debate is ascending as more hunters proudly present their ‘trophy’ on social media....   [tags: Hunting, Endangered species, Predation, Lion]

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The New Prominence Of Marketing Technology

- Azure coasts, bleached sands, and the dull roar of dozens of languages epitomize Cannes. Aside from being one of France’s top tourist destinations, and for good reason, the city is also well regarded for hosting some of the most renowned conventions in the world. Among the longest running festivals within Cannes, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity attracts top advertisers from across the world. Technology is factoring more and more within the world of advertising and marketing....   [tags: Qualitative research, Quantitative research]

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The Cheetah: Built for Speed

- The Cheetah: Built for Speed What animal do you know can compete with a sports car in a race. Take a wild guess. Cheetahs. Cheetahs are the best because they’re the fastest land animal. Also, they are fascinating felions and have many special features like no other animal. The cheetah is primarily found in Africa (D’Silva). They are made for speed. “Built more like greyhounds than typical cats, cheetahs are adapted for brief but intense bursts of speed (Smithsonian). In Africa, everyone head to the lion’s cage expecting to see the lions because they are the king of Africa as the movie, “The Lion King” describes....   [tags: Cheetah]

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Veganism and a Sustainable Lifestyle

- Albert Schweitzer, French philosopher, physician, and musician, said “until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.” This is a tacit statement, humanity will not be able to “find peace” until it adopts a more sustainable lifestyle, and it has been proven time and time again, that veganism is that lifestyle. Becoming vegan is a powerful experience, and one feels rejuvenated, both morally and physically, after acclimating to the diet, and, although the opposition claims that veganism is either detrimental or useless, the diet is, in fact, beneficial to the environment, to animals, and the individuals who follow the lifestyle....   [tags: Nutrition ]

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Lady Macbeth by William Shakespeare

- “It will have blood: they say blood will have blood” (Mac. 3.4.149). These famous words are the words Macbeth speaks as he realizes that he is turning into a tyrant and murderer. William Shakespeare's play, Macbeth, shows an honorable, powerful general, thoroughly loyal to the king, as he metamorphoses into a merciless, paranoid king that kills anyone who might not respect him. His regicide slowly drives him insane. Shakespeare uses blood and animal imagery to show the rise and downfall of Macbeth, as a leader transforms from a distinguished, intelligent man to a sunken, spiritless humanoid....   [tags: king duncan, eagles, steal food]

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The Journal of the Jaguars

- THE JOURNAL OF THE JAGUARS, PANTHERA ONCA the untold story of Earth's third largest feline PROLOGUE The jaguar is the third-largest of the world's four species of big cats. These big cats are members of the Felidae family where other cats such as leopards, cougars, lions belong. The jaguar's scientific name is Panthera onca. Once widespread across North America from coast to coast, the jaguar is now occasionally seen in the United States. The cat can be found in Mexico and Central and South America and prefers dense rainforests where it can hide from its only predator, humans....   [tags: Panthera Onca, Feline, Felidae Family, Big Cats]

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