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The Tamil Tigers Of Sri Lanka

- The Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka, also known as LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam), are one of the most configured, brutal, and effective terrorist groups in the world. They invented suicide vests and according to the FBI, “are the only terrorist group to have assassinated two world leaders” (Pickert). “The Tamil Tigers are among the most dangerous and deadly extremists in the world. For more than three decades, the group has launched a campaign of violence and bloodshed in Sri Lanka, the island republic off the southern coast of India” (FBI)....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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Aunt Jennifer's Tigers by Adrienne Rich

- Aunt Jennifer's Tigers by Adrienne Rich Who is Aunt Jennifer. Does she even exist. I had to ask myself these questions before even going further into the poem. The answers opened the door to a deeper meaning behind Aunt Jennifer's Tigers. Based on Adrienne Rich's background I believe Aunt Jennifer did exist. However, Aunt Jennifer was not Rich's aunt. Aunt Jennifer represented women all over the world, particularly women in American, who were caught under the oppressive hand of a patriarchal society....   [tags: Aunt Jennifer's Tigers]

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Oppression in Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

- Oppression in Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers Composed in three carefully rhymed stanzas, the poem can firstly seem an homage to the speaker’s skills in stitching a panel with tigers. However, a detailed reading reveals images and symbols that suggest a relation of oppression concerning Aunt Jennifer and her husband. The tigers of Aunt Jennifer’s stitchings are representative of her free spirit, how she pines for freedom from her burdensome husband. The “bright topaz denizens of green” evokes the mental image of majestic tigers not bound by the whims of another being....   [tags: Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers Adrienne Rich]

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The Use of Symbols in Adrienne Rich's Poem, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

- The Use of Symbols in Adrienne Rich's Poem, Aunt Jennifer's Tigers Freedom has always been an important value in the United States that most people are not willing to give up. Ralph Waldo Emerson, a writer who lived in the 1800s, reminded Americans of their rights of liberty at a time when many people started to conform to established norms. He voiced his opinions about the loss of freedom and invited society to realize that they were relinquishing their rights. Years later, his views still had an impact on citizens....   [tags: Aunt Jennifers Tigers Essays]

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Report on Tigers

- Research report Tigers Tigers are powerful and adaptable animals. To some they are regarded as a deity. Cubs learn quickly to become skilled hunters in order to survive. Despite their best efforts they are in danger of extinction. Since ancient times the tiger has been revered as a deity in legends and myths of Asia. Its name is synonymous with valour and power. Myths of tigers grew in art and folklore. As a result the tiger’s body parts came to be perceived as cure-all remedies among medicine men of the orient....   [tags: Wildlife, Endangered]

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The Asian Tigers

- Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korean transformed from deprived villages to swift growing countries, and earned the title as the “Asian Tigers.” The speedy success of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, and South Korean became popularly known as the Asian Tigers. They were able to transform their poor economy to one of the world’s fastest growing countries. They provided training and education for workers and focus on exports. The Asian Tigers also promoted property rights that were able to preserve the agricultural workers’ interest....   [tags: Economics]

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Humans are the Reason for the Endangerment of Tigers

- ... The ban was made to help protect the tigers, but hunters still found a way past it. “No threat is driving tigers more rapidly toward extinction than poaching for consumption and trade,” this is a very accurate statement because tigers are not disappearing on their own. Even though China did place a ban on tiger products, tigers were still hunted and sold around on a black market. Tigers are also constantly in a competition with humans over prey. Due to this, people could say that tigers are taking all of their food sources and that is why they are constantly hunting them (O'Neill)....   [tags: habitat, hunters, money]

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Elasticity of the West Tigers Organization

- 3.2 Elasticity of Demand It is important for organisations, such as Wests Tigers, who have an experience to sell to understand the implications of elasticity as this has an implication on whether or not they increase or decrease the sponsorship packages and at the same time what their competitors are doing and offering from a pricing perspective. a. Price Elasticity Price elasticity measures the responsiveness of demand to a change in price (Tribe 2005, p. 77). To sponsor the Wests Tigers is a luxury, not a basic requirement of an organisation, and therefore it tends to be relatively price elastic....   [tags: market structure, competitive strategy]

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The Era Of The Asian Four Tigers

- 1 Introduction Significance of theme Although the overpowering domination in East Asia, from the colonial oppression to the 1940s Pacific War, to the 1950s Korean War, then to the 1955-1975 Vietnam War, delays the political stability and economic development, people in East Asia has been writing their history with consistent resistances, wherein is on the way to self-determination and self-autonomy democratic governance. In the aftermath of the 1970s ' economic miracle of the Asian Four Tigers, accompanied with the subsequent democratization, the struggle to the freedom seems to obtain temporary triumph....   [tags: Human rights]

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Poaching and Killing Tigers

- Tigers being poached or killed is decreasing their populations dramatically.This species may not be here for long. Some tigers live in reserves to help their populations increase.Tigers are very active and like bathing. Tigers are a beautiful animals, yet their habitats are becoming isolated; thus, there will be no more tigers. Suprisingly, the biggest member in the cat family is the tiger(“Basic”para.1).The defenders.org states, “They sport long, thick reddish coats with white bellies and white and black tails....   [tags: Cat Family, Population Decrease, Extinction]

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White Tigers vs. Mulan

- William Shakespeare once said, “[My] honor is my life; both grow in one; take honor from me, and my life is done.” The idea is touched upon in both the book Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston as well as Disney’s Mulan were family honor is more important than anything else. Mulan was directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook, and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. The film Mulan retold the story of a woman warrior who took her father’s place in battle and became a savior of China.The movie uses many elements from the original story told in the chapter “White Tigers,” but adds many modern twists in order to make the story more appealing for a newer generation....   [tags: Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston, Disney]

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Largest Cats, Siberian Tigers, are Engangered

- Siberian tigers are the largest cats in the world,at an average of 11 feet long. There tail lengths even are an average of 3 feet long. Males are usually around 700 pounds while females are more around 400 pounds. On average, they are the largest species of tiger based on weight and length.They have large feet with 5 toes on their front feet and 4 on their hind. Their claws are long and retractable being up to 3.9 inches in length. They are also some of the most endangered. There is only an estimated 400 to 500 Siberian (or Amur) tigers in the wild today....   [tags: territory, population, habitats]

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Asian Tigers : The Highly Free Developed

- Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are known as Asian Tigers. The highly free developed economics in these four districts gave them this title. “Asian Tigers” had long­time high growth rates, between 1960s and 1990s, the growth rates even reached 7 percent. At the same time, they began industrialization in a high speed. Now, these nations and regions are considered as advanced and high- income economies. Economic growth is used to judge the ability of an economy to produce goods and service in a period of time and it is measured by the growth rate of real GDP....   [tags: Asia, Developed country, Unemployment]

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The Pros and Cons of Keeping Tigers In Captivity

- “The tiger is the biggest of the big cats, reaching an extraordinary 4 meters in length and 350 kilograms in weight-as heavy as 100 domestic cats!” (“Tiger Facts” 1). That is one big cat. You might think that such a large predator would thrive, but tigers are an endangered species, and have been for years. “Intelligent and agile, big cats are ideally designed to hunt, with sharp teeth and claws, strong jaws, powerful bodies, excellent eyesight, acute hearing and a good sense of smell” (“Tiger Facts” 1)....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Aunt Jennifer 's Tigers '

- Adrienne Rich (1929-2012) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She is widely known for her involvement in contemporary women 's movement as a poet and theorist. She has published nineteen volumes of poetry. A strong resistance to racism and militarism echoes through her work. The poem "Aunt Jennifer 's Tigers" is about the trials of an older woman in distress because her marriage is in trouble, and she is too afraid to leave her husband. The most clear point in the poem is the ongoing contrast between the fictional Tigers and Aunt Jennifer....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Stanza, Alliteration]

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Tigers

- Tigers are a fascinating, and endangered, animal. They develop fast, and go off on their own when they’re mature. Tigers live in various climates, and eat various things as well. They are very strong, and have amazing energy. Not only are they magnificent to watch, but there are many interesting, and not well known, facts about them. Tiger cubs, at birth, are blind and cannot do anything for themselves. They only weigh about three or four pounds, and are cared after until they mature. After the age of two, tiger cubs go off and fend for themselves....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Aunt Jennifer 's Tigers By Adrienne Rich

- In the Poem, “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” the author, Adrienne Rich implies a sense of standard­bearer, Aunt Jennifer, as a meek, passive woman, suffocated by her espousement furthermore the basis she must meet to please society. She encounters cacophony between the piece of her that is accustomed to being told how she can live and the piece of her that needs to be free of these societal restrictions. Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers is portrayed as a suppressive way of marriage and society’s desires of ladies, particularly wedded ones, and uncovers that the smothering environment they make demonstrates unfavorable and some of the time damaging....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Poetry, Ring finger]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Aunt Jennifer 's Tigers '

- Chase Fuller Professor Crofton English 105- Section 01 June 12, 2016 Have you ever felt a prisoner in your own home. The poem, Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers by Adrienne Rich is presented to English 105 students for their analysis and interpretation. The poem is about a woman who is a victim of oppression and control by her husband and she expresses her injustice and feelings through her artwork. Rich uses symbolism in this poem to address the issue of domestic violence in the home and shines light on the less known form of abuse against women which is control and isolation by their husbands....   [tags: Abuse, Psychological abuse, Child abuse]

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Reading Groups, Tigers, Giraffes, Bears And Penguins

- The classroom I am in has 4 levels of reading groups, Tigers, Giraffes, Bears and Penguins. I started with the Tigers the highest level group. It’s a good thing I did because it gave me the chance to work out the kinks on a group that already had a basic grasp of the concept. I had the graphic organizers laid out and the pictures in baggies already waiting for them at their seats. After reading the story and asking my questions, I had them lay all the pictures out so they could clearly see them....   [tags: Writing, Reading, Word]

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Tigers Burden, by King Kaufman

- Money, power and political influence are some of the many things that follow all professional athletes. Throughout the article ‘Tigers Burden’, King Kaufman, the author, utilizes a number of rhetorical appeals and tones to draw the readers into his argument. Through the use of these appeals he brings you into the political aspects of The Masters, one of Golf’s biggest tournaments, and the pressures that society places on minority athletes to help aid in other people’s struggles. Throughout this paper I will discuss some of the strong points Kaufman delivers and why it’s no always the role of the minority athletes to get involved even if they have benefited from another’s burden or hards...   [tags: Tiger Woods]

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Eight High Performing Asian Economies: The Four Tigers

- ... First, an declining electronics manufacturing base that is redeploying physical asset, investment, capital and managerial skill to the provinces china. Second , a booming information services market led by bank , trading house, and insurance companies which involved in getaway transaction transaction to china and other international deal making. From 1982 to 1992 , the manufacturing as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) dropped from 25 percent to 20 percent and as a share of the labor fell from 40 to 29 percent....   [tags: Hong Kong, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan]

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My Experience At The Memphis Tigers Football Game

- Looking back on where I left off in my last paper, it seems like years have passed. So much has happened and I have already had so many new experiences and met new people. My last few weeks of college, I grew so much, and learned even more than I thought I was capable of. The anxiety and fear I felt my first week of school has faded away and I now I feel as though I can tackle anything that comes my way. One of the experiences I have gone through lately is almost attending the Memphis Tigers football game on September 24th, the keyword here is “almost”....   [tags: Friendship, Interpersonal relationship, Anxiety]

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Flying Tigers

- Flying Tigers Flying Tigers is the name of a mercenary group of American pilots that helped defend China and the Burma Road from the bombing of the Japanese during World War II. The name of their planes was Tomahawks, but the Chinese called them Fei Hu for the sharks teeth painted on their planes. Flying Tigers were known as the American Volunteer Group of the Chinese Air Force. The Flying Tigers did not see combat until December 1941 when the Japanese started bombing China. Jim Gordon, the leader of the Flying Tigers, was running short on pilots after the war had started so he began searching for new pilots....   [tags: American America History]

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Siberian Tigers

- What it looks like: Siberian tiger is the largest and most rare of all members of the cat family. This cat is 8-10 feet long, excluding their 25-38 inch rattling tail. This species of tiger weighs 400-700 pounds. Like all members of the tiger family, males are significantly larger than females. The fur of the Siberian tiger is long, thick and yellow with dark black stripes running through it. The coat of this animal is reddish colored in the summer months. The underside of the Siberian tiger is bright white, and the tail area is white and black....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

- A Closer Look at “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” The poem “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich was written in 1950. At first glance, it appears to be a feminist piece whose sole purpose is to point out the ways in which a particular woman (Aunt Jennifer) is oppressed. However when a closer look is given, there is much more to this piece. When the poem is read line by line, much more meaning can be gleaned from it. “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers prance across a screen,” the screen would seem to be a tapestry of some kind on which Aunt Jennifer stitched tigers....   [tags: Adrienne Rich]

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aunt jennifer tigers

- Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers By Adrienne Rich Aunt Jennifer’s tigers stride across a screen Bright topaz denizens of a world of green. They do not fear the men beneath the tree; They pace in sleek chivalric certainty. Aunt Jennifer’s fingers fluttering through her wool Find even the ivory needle hard to pull. The massive weight of uncle’s wedding band Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer’s hand. When Aunt is dead, her terrified hands will lie Still ringed with ordeals she was mastered by The tigers in the panel that she made Will go on striding, proud and unafraid....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Scarlet Letter and Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

- The Scarlet Letter and Aunt Jennifer's Tigers In the course of our life we need to make many decisions. The way we live our life is a decision each person makes for him/herself. Usually, one choice is better than the other, yet society doesn't always support the better one. The poem, "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers" and The Scarlet Letter present two ways in which women can react to a society dominated by men and how their lives are shaped by their different decisions....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Who was Aunt Jennifer?: Analysis of Aunt Jennifer´s Tigers by Adrienne Rich

- The poem “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich is about a married woman who is portrayed through her creations. She knits tigers to show the type of person she truly longs to be; vigorous, free, and valiant- all the characteristics that women aren’t allowed to be. Aunt Jennifer knows that even when she passes away her art would live on and it will show who she’s always been, thus creating a theme of immortality throughout the poem. “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” is made up of three stanzas with four lines each....   [tags: creatures, characteristics, theme]

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The Detroit Tigers : An Intern Certified Athletic Trainer For The Minor League System

- Due to this practicum course, I have been working for the Detroit tigers since May 16 2016 until August 13 2016. The Detroit tigers employed me as an Intern Certified Athletic Trainer for the minor league system; specially to perform my duties for the Gulf Coast League during the respective season, and to assist the Minor League Medical Coordinator / Rehabilitation coordinator; Corey Tremble, on his daily duties. The sports medicine staff is in charge on the injury prevention, first response, injury assessment, treatment and rehabilitation, and organization and administration duties....   [tags: Minor league baseball, Major League Baseball]

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Essential Question: Is it Safe to Own Large Exotic Animals like Tigers?

- On October 18, 2011 over 50 large exotic animals were set free from their backyard zoo in Zanesville, Ohio by their owner Terry Tempos who later took his own life, according to Mark Guarino, staff writer for ABC News. The local police slaughtered 48 of the renegade animals instead of trying to capture them. In the United States, unqualified civilians owning exotic animals is a potentially dangerous problem that, if not properly dealt with, could lead to the endangerment, injury or even death of innocent animals and people....   [tags: zoo, unqualified civilian, legislation]

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Can Tribal Dwellers and Tigers Co-Exist with one Another?

- Forests and the tribal dwellers residing in them are inter- linked and it is not possible to disassociate one from the other. These tribal dwellers are critical stakeholders who have substantial resource rights and privileges over these forests. They are dependent on forests for its basic produce and eke out a livelihood on its products. There is another popular notion hovered around by wildlife enthusiasts, that both tigers and tribal dwellers cannot co- exist with one another. Hence, they have to be rehabilitated and resettled upon declaration of an area as Critical Tiger Habitat (CTH) or Critical Wildlife Habitat (CWH)....   [tags: forests, relocation, wildlife]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Paper Tigers ' By Wesley Yang, An Asian American

- Any stereotype is based on prejudgments. People who take stereotypes into consideration when judging a person can make assumptions on others from multiple sources, such as peers and the media. In the article, “Paper Tigers,” Wesley Yang, an Asian-American, implies how stereotypes affect people of his culture in both positive and negative ways. Either way, negative and positive stereotypes can both negatively have an impact on a person by altering how a person feels about themselves. The negative impact of stereotypes on individuals causes friction to potential relationships and creates an impossible standard for a person to reach thus making a person feel imperfect....   [tags: Stereotype, Stereotypes, Race, Ethnic stereotype]

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Annoyances of Tigers

- The keys jingled brightly as he opened the door to the small apartment. The flat which he and his boss shared was not overly elaborate but was well kept and nice. It was a two bedroom, one bath layout with a section of the living room elongated into a more rectangular length so a proper dining table and a few chairs could fit. The kitchen, although a little outdated, had a well-functioning set of equipment and a soft yellow lighting that made everything look has if it had been drizzled in honey....   [tags: short story]

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Feminism Versus Society in Adrienne Rich's Poem Aunt Jennifer's Tigers and Tillie Olson's Poem, I Stand Here Ironing

- The theme of femininity is shown in great respects, in Adrienne Rich's poem "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers". Rich's poem holds a similar theme to Tillie Olson's "I stand here Ironing". These two writings both represent how society was critical on woman's roles. Although they are both based on the same societal theme, Rich's poem has a much stronger impact on its readers. Rich's poem is easier to relate to because it explains the struggle of women and the want for success and freedom. Rich explains the "weight" of Aunt Jennifer's wedding ring, which represents her bad marriage....   [tags: suffer, women, weakness]

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Benefits Of Animals Right And The Consequences Of Hunting Endangered Animals

- The purpose of the report is to investigate the benefits of animals right and the consequences of hunting endangered animals. The report gives an account of the reasons why tigers are being threatened, some organisations that prevent this and a prediction of what might happened if these animals go extinct. I am interested in this topic because I believe that those animals are important to the Earth’s ecosystem. This report will be focusing on tigers and wolves but there are many endangered animals that do not deserve to be hunted....   [tags: Tiger, Tigers, Megafauna of Eurasia, Bali Tiger]

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An Analysis Of Maxine Hong Kingston 's White Tigers And Sarah Connor From The Movie ' Terminator 2

- In our society we have this idea that women are naturally unfit for warrior and combat roles. Proponents of this idea argue that this is a natural state given that women are born to be caregivers and protectors as mothers and as such are less predisposed to violence. However, I argue that this supposed “natural” state is nurtured by our society and that not only can women be warriors but they can just as well be mothers, and being mothers can actually help with being a warrior. This essay will be looking at two women warriors that break the idea that for women to be warriors they have to become male in order to be warriors, instead embracing their womanhood and still retaining their status...   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, The Terminator]

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Sexual Maturity For A Tiger

- With colorful orange fur and white colored fur underneath the predator; black stripes draped over its back and the underbelly. Sexual maturity for a Tiger is usually around three years old. Tigers do not have a mating season like other animals, but do tend to breed in the spring. Male Tigers do not stick around for the rearing of the cubs. A Tigris gestation period can last about 15 weeks. Only several litters can be carried by a Tigris in her lifetime. One to six cubs can be in a single litter but only two to three cubs survive....   [tags: Tiger, Tigers, Endangered species, Bengal tiger]

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Swot Analysis : A Counterterrorism Approach From Overseas Or Us?

- Analysis of a Counterterrorism approach from overseas or US. After being involved in civil war for approximately 20-plus years, the Sri Lankan government realized the errors of its ways. The reason for combat against LTTE was to bring them back to negotiation tables. Clearly the wrong answer for Sri Lanka’s government. They were in a sense playing to tie instead of playing to win. In 2005, Sri Lanka changed its counterterrorism approach and had four basic approaches to combating the terrorist. 1) The political preventive approach – by addressing socioeconomic elements which may give rise to social or political disobedience through proactive political measures; 2) The joint international app...   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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Analysis Of Michael Ondaatje 's ' The Note '

- The Merriam- Webster dictionary defines fiction as “something invented from the imagination or feigned; an invented story.” In Michael Ondaatje’s “author’s note” from his novel Anil’s Ghost, he labels his work as a “fictional work” (Ondaatje 1) because he invented the characters and the events that occurred. However, his novel is set during a true “political time and historical moment,” (Ondaatje 1) which is the Sri Lankan Civil War. While he did create the characters, he did not create the war....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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The Proliferation Of Small Arms And Light Weapons

- For several decades, there have been many cases where small arms and light weapons have been used to kill and injure people on an enormous scale. In the United States, according to the Gun Violence Archive, firearms killed around 13,286 people and 26,819 people were injured in 2015, 1 as recently reported by the BBC in January 2016. However, this does not limit such issues only to the larger nations, but also to smaller nations in South East Asia, such as Sri Lanka. Over the past few years, Sri Lanka has seen a rise in the use of small arms and light weapons, which is a concern for the security and safety of civilians, further development from the stage of less economically developed country...   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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Religion As A Need For A Nation

- Religion as a need for a Nation Elaborated in depth it is observed that the United States Stand on a rather solid foundation as far as the government and state is concerned, from its birth many a checks and balances has been implanted to its governing structure to ensure that only the maker using supernatural forces could deprive the people of their liberties and their freedom. Thus, being the nature of our nations governing body the same cannot be stated for a religion yet any nation must rely on a religion(s) to succeed According to Michael Novak & Thomas Jefferson (2001), “Sir said Mr....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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The Conflict Of Sri Lanka

- There have been countless violent conflicts throughout history. This violence can stem from internalized conflict, major political differences, ethnic tensions, misuse of administrative power, and any other number of other factors. Sri Lanka is a prime example of just how conflict can arise. By examining the history, ethnic divides, and political structure of Sri Lanka is it possible to isolate some of the exact factors that lead to civil war and genocide in independent states. Sri Lanka was established as the Portuguese controlled island of Ceylon in 1505....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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Sri Lank Ethnic Conflict

- Sri Lanka: Ethnic Conflict Tamils vs. Sinhalese What is the conflict and who are the parties involved. During the British colonial rule, the Tamils, who were the ethnic minority, were favored and given better positions in the government. However, after the country’s independence in 1948 the Sinhalese began to dominate the government, military, and all internal and external affairs. They removed the Tamils from the government positions they once occupied and made their religion (Buddhism) and language(Sinhala) the official language and religion of Sri Lanka....   [tags: Sri Lanka, Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam]

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Tigers Child

- The book "The Tiger's Child" is about a woman named Torey Hayden and one of her students, Sheila. Torey is a teacher for disabled children. When Sheila was six years old she was sent to the school where Torey was working. Sheila had a very harsh childhood. At the age of four she was abandoned by her 18 year old mother on a highway late at night. A year or so later, She was sent to live with her father in a migrant camp. While she was there, she was abused by her uncle and her father's friends....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing Tigers

- Tyger. Tyger. burning bright In the forests of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry. This is the first stanza of William Blake's famous poem, "The Tyger" which is also featured as the opening paragraph in "The Child by Tiger", a short story by Thomas Wolfe. In the narrative, a seemingly kind, gentle, and religious African American male named Dick Prosser goes on a vicious rampage after drinking excessively and getting in a fight with his love interest's husband (Wolfe 735)....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Rome 's Advancement From A Small Colony On The River Tibers Into One Of The World 's Greatest Empire

- Introduction Rome 's advancement from a small colony on the river Tibers into one of the world 's greatest empire was a remarkable feat. The development of Rome on its early stages to the end were on different forms of government and this left many historians wondering whether or not the change of government was the result of the empire 's demise. Thus, this raises the question, which form of government was superior than the other, specifically in terms of laws and militarism. Rome, claimed to be the first world 's superpower, controlled present-day France, England, Spain and the area surrounding the Mediterranean Sea at the peak of its power....   [tags: Roman Republic, Roman Empire, Julius Caesar]

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Is The Thailand Tiger Temple?

- What is the Thailand Tiger Temple. The Thailand Tiger Temple is located in Thailand and was founded in 1994 as a forest temple and a sanctuary for wild animals including tigers. The tiger temple has Bengal tigers and hybrid breeds. They received its first tiger cub in 1999 and now they have 137 tigers as of 2016. Visitors are charged about $16 or more if they decide to pet or feed the tigers. 137 tigers from the tiger temple were seized and transferred to animal refuges. This reason being is because the monks who run the temple have been accused of animal abuse, drugging, trafficking into the illegal wildlife trade and the disappearance of three tigers....   [tags: Tiger, Conservation biology]

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The Tiger Temple Vs. Ringling Brothers Circus

- The Thailand Tiger Temple is a sanctuary for wild animals including tigers. The monks who run the temple were accused of animal abuse towards the tigers. The monks ended up denying all of the accusations. The Ringling Brothers Circus also abuses their animals such as their tigers. The tiger 's handlers forces them to perform by using whips, tight collars, muzzles, electric prods, and bullhooks. Thailand Tiger Temple vs Ringling Brothers Circus What is the Thailand Tiger Temple. The Thailand Tiger Temple is located in Thailand and was founded in 1994 as a forest temple and a sanctuary for wild animals including tigers....   [tags: Tiger, Conservation biology]

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The Shrinking Tiger Population

- George Bernard Shaw quotes, “When a man wants to murder a tiger, he calls it sport, when a tiger wants to murder him, he calls it ferocity.” In the 1900s the tiger population was over 100,000 counting all nine subspecies; however their population has pummeled to an estimated 4,000 to 7,000, which accounts for only six of the nine subspecies. Three in which have already been extinct since the early to mid 1900s (WWF). Tigers are one of the largest species in the cat family and also one of the fastest disappearing species in the world due to human-tiger conflicts....   [tags: Wildlife Conservation]

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The Bengal Tiger: A Memeber of the Big Cat Family

- ... This is because tigers like to swim and usually cool down in pools. Bengal tigers are such strong swimmers that they can even tread through water while carrying their prey. Diet Bengal tigers are a carnivorous animal, which means they eat meat rather than plants. They hunt medium-sized and large-sized animals, such as wild boar, different kinds of deer, antelope, ox, and water buffalo. Bengals sometimes prey on smaller animals like rabbits, monkeys, or peacocks. They kill their prey by overpowering their victim and severing the spinal cord for smaller prey or a suffocation bite of the throat for large prey....   [tags: endangered species, felines]

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Siberian Tiger by Joel Sartore

- For years tigers have been a symbol of grace, power, and majesty (“Tigers Threatened,” 2006), exhibiting mesmerizing beauty and limitless strength that has been recognized throughout the world. Because of this, tigers are highly valued, as their body parts are prized and worth an enormous fortune, consequently resulting in 3 of the 8 subspecies of tigers into extinction (“Tigers Threatened,” 2006). The remaining five tiger species went from hundreds of thousands, to only 3,000 – 5,000 combined, and one subspecies has been targeted tremendously for their prestigious status....   [tags: grace, power, national geographic]

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The Species in the Cat Family

- The Species in the Cat Family There are many species in the large cat family. One such large cat is the endangered Bengal tiger. The Bengal tiger is most well known for the white fur of its more rare type, but it is in fact not an albino animal because of its pigmented stripes. The stripes of a tiger are all different....   [tags: Papers]

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The Global Wild Tiger Population

- Let us go on a jungle walk. The word “tiger” from Latin word tigris meaning a spotted tigerhound of Actaeon. •The global wild tiger population is estimated at anywhere between 3,062 and 3,948 individuals. •The World Wide Fund for Nature estimates the tiger population at 3,200. Why are tigers getting extinct. •Poachers are continuing to kill the world's remaining Tigers. •New demand across Southeast Asia for the skins, teeth and claws of tigers, particularly the Sumatran tiger. •Tiger parts have a strong market for traditional medicines made from items like tiger bone and body parts....   [tags: tigris, subspecies, panthera]

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Captive Tiger Management Activity in San Diego Zoo and Malacca Zoo.

- Captive Tiger Management Activity in San Diego Zoo and Malacca Zoo. Tiger (Panthera tigris) is one of the best-known large mammals and the largest living cat. However, their numbers in the wild are decreasing significantly. According to Seidensticker et al. (2010), there are three subspecies becoming extinct since the 1940s. Particularly, Panthera tigris sumatrae or also known as Sumatran tiger is now listed as critically endangered, with around 300 individuals proposed to be living in the wild (Seidensticker et al., 2010)....   [tags: largest living cat, wildlife, mammals]

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Preserving the Evolution of Habitats by Managing Barriers

- Preserving the Evolution of Habitats by Managing Barriers Through time and great experimentation, today’s modern scientific researchers have evolved themselves to great lengths in understanding the connections and misconceptions behind the ever-changing biological environments of certain endangered, threatened and invasive species. We will delve into the ecosystems, environments, and abrasive animalistic psychologies of one species representing each of these three categories. Representing the endangered species is the Sumatran Tiger; the threatened - Canadian Lynx; and the invasive - Asian Carp....   [tags: ecosystems, environmental issues]

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The Panthera Tigris

- INTRODUCTION The Panthera tigris or commonly known as tiger is one of the biggest cat species, which is its body length is about 3.38 m over curves. This animal has the unique pattern of stripes on its orange fur. The tiger is classified from the kingdom of animalia, phylum of chordate, subphylum of vertebrate, class of mammalian, order of carnivore, family of felidae, genus of panther and species of tigris. Tigers are totally carnivore, which usually hunted for the other animals such as bovids and deer....   [tags: bengal tiger, siberian tiger]

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The Game Theory of Baseball

- Decision-making in Baseball Baseball is a great game to analyze from game theory perspective because of the scale of strategic decisions that are continuously made on the fields and each play. In every play, there are various players (baseball players, coaches, team managers and owners) with different goals and payoffs, and thousands of pitch-by-pitch decisions are made in course of an at-bat, inning, game, and season. Major League Baseball, one of the four major professional sports leagues of North America, is the most suitable platform for analysis because statistical information is tracked for almost every single complexion of the game....   [tags: decision making in baseball]

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The Endangerment and Mass Extinction of the Tiger: Can We Stop It?

- Several species on Earth are on the endangered species list and are given special protection to insure the species survives. Sometimes the protection of these species is not enough for the guarantee of survival. Many factors including human activity, and the failure of the species to adapt to change has caused the population of the majestic tiger to dwindle. Despite laws such as the Endangered Species Act of 1973, countries all over the world have failed to help this dying species. The editorial, “Tigers are tanking,” published by Globe & Mail, explains that tigers will be extinct in little as 12 years (Tigers are tanking)....   [tags: environmental issues, endangered species]

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Big Cats in Asia

- The relationship between human beings and the environment has always been in conflict. Our world these days is based on the economy and the ambitious interest people have in leaving nature behind. Nowadays, business is growing and so is the population, people’s priority is to make as much money as possible, but do they really care about the environment around them. Our greediness for money has led us to destroy forests and animal niches. However, there might still be hope for animals that were taken from their habitat to start over again, in a very slow process by stopping deforestation and increasing conservation areas....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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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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The Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons

- Cub Scouts Teaches Valuable Lessons No Tiger is given his stripes, he must first earn them. All little boys who want to become Boy Scouts of America begin as Tigers, in a program called Cub Scouts. The Cub Scouting adventure presents endless personal and life lessons for little boys to begin understanding and implementing as they embark on the much larger adventure of becoming young men. Tigers are not alone in their efforts to learn new life principles, as they will rise through the ranks in the comradery of their fellow den-mates and pack-mates, learning and growing together toward further Scouting achievements....   [tags: Scouting, Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scout, Akela]

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Everything Dali Paints Symbolizes Something Else

- ... The ongoing subject in the work of art is humans in another state of mind, this being the dream state. The painting itself has many attributes that make it interesting, the pomegranate has what appears to be a fish coming out of it, From the mouth of the fish emerge two tigers and a gun. In he setting of the work of art it shows an elephant with incredibly long legs walking away taking no part in what’s happening with the other animals. Looking at the painting very closely you can also see what appears as a mini island and what seems to be a faded moon above the elephant....   [tags: oil, canvas, metaphor]

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Fragmentation of Rajaji National Park

- Fragmentation of Rajaji National Park: Rajaji National Park is attempting to secure corridors for its wildlife, elephants in particular, though this continues to be a cumbersome and challenging task. These corridors have been fragmented by villages, by a national highway, water channels, railway tracks, transmission lines and even an Army ammunition dump. These corridors are being shrunk and fragmented, posing a grave threat to tigers as well elephants. An elephant moves long distances and as it is large in size, a corridor that is adequate for elephants is suitable for every other wildlife species in the forest such as tigers, deer or other smaller animals....   [tags: corridors, poaching, habitat]

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The Tiger

- Tigers are the largest members of the cat family. They live in Asia and belong to the same genus as the lion, leopard, and jaguar. Two major subspecies of the tiger are the Siberian tiger and the Bengal tiger. The tiger is thought to have originated in northern Asia during the Pleistocene Epoch. Scientific classification: Tigers belong to the family Felidae. The scientific classifications of each tiger are listed in the "Types of Tigers" section of this report. Appearance The Siberian tiger measures 4.6 to 9.2 ft long, excluding the tail, which is 27 to 37 in long....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Walton Ford's The Island

- American artist, Walton Ford’s 2009 ‘The Island’ (Source 1) depicts a disturbing pyramid of Tasmanian Tigers, or Thylacines, as they are also known, in a hostile situation of survival. This painting’s central drama contradicts Darwin and Wallace’s 1858 ‘Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection’, as man and his agricultural practices intruded the habitats of many native flora and fauna, leaving the tigers vulnerable. This struggle, or ‘survival of the fittest’, left the tigers defenseless as they had not adapted to man’s hierarchy, which in turn lead to their violent extinction by the early 20th century....   [tags: Thylacines, Darwin, HISE]

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Siberian Tiger Project

- Do you ever wonder about how many endangered species are in the world. Have you ever tried to make a difference ,for the world. The species I have chosen are the Siberian Tiger Club. The Siberian Tiger level are very endangered especially in the Sikhote-Alin-Biosphere Reserve of Russia. As you read my paper I hope you can learn more about Siberian Tiger Club and also about how the WCS made a difference in the environment the Siberian Tigers’ are living in. The name of the Conservation Program is Siberian Tiger Project which is ,for the Siberian Tiger Club....   [tags: endangered species]

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Animal Cruelty : Is It Justified For Cultural And / Or Economic Reasons?

- Are 40 dead greyhounds worth a billion dollars?. Animal Cruelty is defined as inflicting suffering or harm upon animals for purposes other than self-defense. Some people feel that zoos or amusement parks with animal shows e.g., dolphins, elephants, etc. are considered animal cruelty. They feel this way because the animals are basically being put on display, and are made to do tricks in front of crowds. Others will argue that the animals are well-treated and doing what they were born to do. This paper will examine the pros, cons, and my viewpoint on whether the use of animals for entertainment or gaming constitutes animal cruelty, or if it is justified for cultural and/or economic reasons (SI...   [tags: Elephant, Asian Elephant, The Animals]

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Stop the Madness

- We have all seen animals in the house, bored without anything to do. They are basically locked in the house all day while parents are at work and children are at school or daycare. Or some animals may be roaming around land free but the animals do not have true freedom. Some may be sitting around in a cage. Pacing around a cage can drive anyone insane. It definitely drives animals insane. Animals should not be in captivity for the benefits of humans. Animals are being affected psychologically. Their nervous systems are being affected ( Lord )....   [tags: Animals, Zoo, Zoology]

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A Silent Curse

- A Silent Curse Dinner is prepared. The children have finished their homework and the house is debris free. Another day in the life of a married housewife comes to a close. As we look back upon the time of our predecessors, this is the normal routine. Tasks are completed without question and in adherence to the strict expectations of the husband. During this time period, male dominance is evident through the treatment and lack of affection given to the women of the house. "Aunt Jennifer's Tigers," a poem, by Adrienne Rich and Kate Chopin's short story, "The Story of an Hour," equally capture the underlying meaning of matrimony....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Bengal Tiger

- The Bengal Tiger The Bengal tiger is a carnivorous, mammal primarily from India. It lives in habitats such as the coniferous Himalayan Forest, the mangroves of the Sunderbans, the hills of the Indian Peninsula, or the forests of Rajasthan and Northern India. At one time Bengal tigers were scattered throughout Asia. Now they are generally found in India and some regions of Bangledesh, Bhutan, Nepal, and Myanmar. There is approximately 4,000 alive in the wild now, and about 300 are in captivity in zoos around the world....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Destructive Nature of Censorship Exposed in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

- Censorship is the suppression of words, images, or ideas that are considered offensive. In Fahrenheit 451, everything has been censored in order to keep everyone happy. Conveying the impact of censorship on society is essential to the development of the story; especially in the way it is delivered. In Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury alludes to the impact of censorship by alluding to Millay, Little Black Sambo, and Lord Byron in the story. The use of Edna St. Vincent Millay further explains censorship in this future society....   [tags: Farenheit 451 Essays]

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Captive Tiger Management Activity in Malacca Zoo and Surabaya Zoo

- Tiger is a wild animal and usually thrives on the top of the food chain within its original ecosystem. They used the chasing feeding method, in which they chase their food. In the wilderness, the preys usually are large, hooved, and of high quality animals such as deer, antelope, or even horse in some cases. The term “tiger” are derived from the Latin word tigris, in which it mean “a spotted tiger hound of Actaeon” (Harper, 2014). This “big cat” falls within the genus Panthera, where some researchers suggest that it was derived from old French word “pantere” that mean “the yellowish animal”....   [tags: taking care of wildlife in captivity]

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The Woman Born : Motherhood As Experience And Institution

- In Adrienne Rich’s book “Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Experience and Institution,” where Rich illustrates her own life experience as a woman, a poet, a feminist, and a mother she states, “We need to imagine a world in which every woman is the presiding genius of her own body. In such a world women will truly create new life, bringing forth not only children if and as we choose but the visions, and the thinking, necessary to sustain, console and alter human existence-a new relationship to the universe” (Rich, Adrienne)....   [tags: Marriage, Woman, Wife, Family]

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The Effects Of Hunting Bison On The Wildlife Fund

- According to the Huffington Post, the bodies of three bison were found in Yellowstone National Park on March 18, 2014. These bison, or buffalo, are believed to be shot and killed between March 13 and March 15. Hunting bison has been banned in Yellowstone since 1894 in order to protect the then highly endangered buffalo. In recent years cases of bison being killed have been infrequent, however, when someone kills a buffalo it is taken seriously. There is a $5,000 reward for anyone who has any information on the poacher that killed the three bison....   [tags: Tiger, Elephant, Endangered species, Hunting]

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Wild Animals Should NOT Be Kept in Captivity

- It is said that in order to protect the wildlife, we need to be educated about the wildlife that inhabits our planet. As humans, and the superior species on Earth, we put exotic animals, aquatic and terrestrial, in zoos or aquariums where people can go to see them to learn more about them in order to protect them. It just so happens that by putting these animals into captivity, we are causing more damage to them, just as damage is occurring in the wild and more species are becoming extinct. Animals should not be held in captivity; it does not save them from going extinct, but helps kill them off....   [tags: Wild Animals in Captivity]

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The Theme of Success the 2011 Film: Undefeated

- Success is a Choice In the film, “Undefeated” (2011) directed by Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin, Coach Bill Courtney helps out inner city high school football players with everything from their plays on the field, to their grades in class, to their personal life at home. With this extracurricular activity being a main aspect of the characters’ lives, their lives outside of the sport are positively impacted from playing football in Manassas. The film starts with Coach Bill Courtney listing off players whose disorderly conduct has resulted in them being unable to play for the Manassas Tigers....   [tags: Football, Highschool, Innercity]

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Animals Are Being Used For Our Lives

- Imagine being held in a room, captive, for the rest of your life. Can you imagine never having the option on when to come and go or when to eat. How about being beaten and torchered helplessly and not able to seek help. This is what is happening to many animals across the nation that are being used for our everyday entertainment. Animals in circuses, zoos, sports, and acting are held in captivity against their will and living contrary to their natural habitat. Just like it is important for humans to get out for exercise physically and psychologically, it is significant for animals to do so as well....   [tags: Animal rights, Animal welfare, Zoo, Bullfighting]

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Epidemiology of Avian Influenza H5N1 Virus

- Bird flu (H5N1) which is also known as Avian Influenza H5N1 is a highly pathogenic flu that has infected many poultries and humans in the world, mostly in Asian countries. The global spread of the H5N1 outbreak itself occurs because of the undetected H5N1-infected migratory waterfowl which moves seasonally, large quantity of poultry and illegal trading in developing countries such as in Southeast Asia which is hard to control and eradicate causing the intercontinental out spread. The first outbreak was in Guangdong Province, China in a farmed goose, and human infections were first reported in the following year, 1997, in Hong Kong with 6 deaths of 18 cases....   [tags: Bird Flu, History]

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Baseball Players: José Miguel Cabrera Torres

- Miguel Cabrera, also known as “Miggy”, was born in Maracay, Venezuela on April 18, 1983. His real name is José Miguel Cabrera Torres. Miguel was raised by his parents, Miguel Sr. and Gregoria. As a young child Miguel first started playing baseball with his neighbors. Baseball is one of the most popular sports in his home country of Venezuela. Miguel came from a very poor part of Venezuela. One thing that kept his family going, was baseball. His father played baseball as a child on up to his twenties....   [tags: miggy, marlins, dogers]

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How to Protect Endangered Wildlife

- In the past decade more than ten species of wildlife have become extinct. According to the World Wide Fund for Nature around half of the world's original forests have disappeared, and they are still being removed at a rate 10x higher than any possible level of regrowth. As tropical forests contain at least half the Earth's species, the clearance of some seventeen million hectares each year is a dramatic loss (http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/species/problems/habitat_loss_degradation/). People need to learn how many endangered animals there are and how to protect them....   [tags: species, extinct, forests, gorilla]

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