Hibernation Essays

  • New England Frogs Research Paper

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    New England is home to some of the harshest winters. In the winter, most species either move away for the winter or hibernate because their habitat usually frozen over. After observing what happens during these winters, I’ve wondered what happens to frogs. Do they hibernate or do they somehow move away for the winter or do they somehow stay alive under the ice in lakes and ponds? I decided to research frogs in New England and see what happens to them in the winter. The observational question I came

  • The Dene People Analysis

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    need to live off the bear in the future and then proceeded to teach him all about bear nature. The bear also reassured the man that he would never go hungry. This was the bear's gift to the man When winter set in both the bear and man went into hibernation. While inside the den, the bear continued to teach the man. When the man got thirsty, the bear instructed the man to lean forward and from between the bear's legs drink in fresh, cool water where a river flowed. From this same river the man received

  • The Importance Of Hibernation In Animals

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    “Hibernation is animals snuggle up in caves, burrows or hollow tree trunks and sleep during the cold winter months when food is harder to find and cold weather makes it harder for their bodies to work”.(Sabra, Sep 21,2015) These hibernation not only occurred in people but also occurred in animals. The hermitage of people and animals are different. People may be meditating, but unlike animals which depends on three factors. It is weather, animals behavior and life when hibernate. The first factor

  • Free Argumentative Essays: Do Bears Actually Hibernate?

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    they’re not completely in a deep sleep. It is conclusive to me that bears do hibernate. The bear's body during its hibernation does basically everything every other animal does during hibernation. As said in Article One, “...they will hibernate for 4-6 months. ...they do stop eating, drinking, and going to the bathroom. ...heart rate drops to between 5 bpm and 25 bpm during hibernation.” Some scientists even consider bears to be ‘super hibernators’. “Many scientists now consider bears to be super

  • Racial Uplift In Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man

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    characters, and thus struggles to form his identity. Ellison arranges the development of the narrator to incorporate the dialectical balance between an individual and a community when illustrating the narrator's cultural background, his thoughts of hibernation, and the counseling of certain characters along his search for identity. Cultural origin is a

  • Dwarf Lemur Characteristics

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    medius, the Short-Tailed Dwarf Lemur does not need a long tail to store fat for hibernation, as they do not hibernate. The tail of a Short-Tailed Dwarf Lemur

  • Annotated Bibliography: All About Butterflies

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    Discovery Channel explains how monarch butterflies spend their winter months migrating to the south and then going into hibernation in the tree-stocked areas that they migrated to. The narrator explains why the conditions in these areas are perfect for the hibernating butterflies as well as the dangers of living in the area. Monarch butterflies, during hibernation, are exposed both to predators that want to eat them as well as the harsh, unforgiving winter frost that creeps along during

  • White Nose Fungus

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    Found in Yukon, Northwest Territories, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, P.E.I., Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador. One of two types of bat found on P.E.I. Glossy brown fur and weigh between four and eleven grams. 4-5 cm long and a wingspan of 22-27 cm. Eat insects. Only give birth to one pup. Endangered species as of Nov 2013. Protected under federal Species at Risk Act (SARA). It is found in every province and territory in Canada. Second type of bat found on

  • Essay On Alpine Biome

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    Alpine Biome: Information Report By Kent McMahon 1. Introduction This Information Report will contain detailed information about the Alpine Biome of the European Alps. The Alps are one of the mountainous and coldest biomes in Europe. Despite these harsh conditions, the Alps support a rich biodiversity of 30,000 fauna and flora. Furthermore, detailed information about a specific fauna and flora species that have unique adaptations to survive in the Alpine climate

  • Compare And Contrast Polar Bear And Grizzly Bear

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    like being in warm climates and tend to wind down when its warmer, so when the climate starts to get warmer they go into hibernation whereas the grizzly bear goes into a state of dormancy. Hibernation is when the animal is in a state of inactivity that decreases its metabolism or metabolic rates. The organism’s body temperature, heart rate, and breathing all slows down. Hibernation may last a few days, weeks, or even months. Dormancy on the other hand is when an organism’s growth and physical activity

  • Arthur C. Clarke's 2001 A Space Odyssey

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    maintains the ship and pilots the ship. The rest of the crew are in artificially induced hibernations. On the way to Saturn, Poole and Dave are told by Hal that the AE-35 unit which communicates with earth has malfunctioned. Poole goes out to fix the unit but a space pod comes ramming into him, killing him instantly. Dave, shocked that Poole had just died orders Hal to release the other astronauts out of their hibernation for backup. Hal refuses to do so but complies when Dave threatens to turn him off

  • Personal Narrative: A Ginomorous Day

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    February 2 is the day I make the big decision. This is going to be one of the longest, hardest, tiring days of my entire life. Fun fact #2: during hibernation, the groundhogs can go 150 days without eating, and a groundhog will lose no more than ¼ of its body weight. Because of my lower metabolism, I am able to save all of the energy I need for hibernation. It’s about that time I make the big decision. I am tremulous about what I’m going to see when I pop out of my burrow. I am dying to see my shadow

  • Weddell Seal Heat Loss Lab Report

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    Title Heat loss in air of an Antarctic marine mammal, the Weddell seal Jo-Ann Mellish, Allyson Hindle, John Skinner, Markus Horning Purpose The purpose of this study is to be able to determine the varying temperatures in the seal’s body surface. The seals range from their body mass as well as their environmental conditions. The variance of surface temperature from the body regions is also a main objective. Methods 35 Weddell seals ranging from different life

  • Essay On Fire Season

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    food so that they have body fat to feed off of in the winter when they go into hibernation. There are an estimated 600,000 black bears in North America, 300,000 in the United States. A bear's litter is usually 1-6 cubs, but a litter of 2 cubs is the most common. One commonly known thing about bears is that they hibernate. Hibernating means that they spend the winter in a certain place. Before a bear goes into hibernation they collect enough food to last them the winter, and they make a shelter that

  • Grizzlies Food Chain

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    The grizzly native home is in Alaska. They live in the arctic tundra, the dense forest and sometimes in the meadows. Grizzlies live in these habitats because there the most that they can adapt to. Grizzlies also go threw hibernation and this is when they stuff themselves up with food and sleep for all winter long. During this time the female grizzly usual has their offspring. Grizzlies were very populated and were at a balance point in the ecosystem. There was fifty

  • Carbon Sink Research Paper

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    during the spring and summer seasons because it is the time period where most of the plants are growing and they are able to absorb a lot of carbon and lessen the CO2 concentration. In the winter and autumn seasons the trees in the forest go into hibernation so they are not able to absorb that much carbon and the CO2 concentration increases causing the forests to act less like a carbon sink. What the carbon cycle, carbon sinks, and photosynthesis have in common is that they all require carbon to function

  • Ben Mikaelsen Touching Spirit Bear

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    Connie. Therefore, they are always surrounded by nature. Ben and Connie adopted and raised a 750 pound black bear and named him Buffy! Ben and Buffy were best friends and they loved each other. Sadly, in the fall of 2010, when Buffy went into hibernation, his body gave out and he passed away. Ben and Connie love the outdoors and have gone on many vacations with very different surroundings. They have gone to the North Pole, Florida Keys, and South America. This shows how much he appreciates nature

  • Disadvantages Of Co2

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    1) (a) List three independent lines of evidence from the IPCC Synthesis report (2013) that indicate that the climate is warming. (1.5 marks) 1) Calculations of regional trend from 1901-2012 indicated the entire globe had felt the surface warming. 2) According to linear trend, globally from 1880-2012 the surface temperature of both ocean and land averaged both at 0.85°C 3) Since 1950s the climate has warmed as there is a clear changes to the amount of snow and ice that have melted and sea level

  • Persuasive Essay On Squirrels

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    Squirrel’s can digest chocolate but should NOT be the first option to feed them. Chocolate can take over a squirrel 's system and they can’t take large amounts of it as well. Squirrel’s thrive on protein, carbohydrates, and fat which is why they eat most food they eat whether it’s out of a trash can on off the ground. You should feed them nuts and sunflower seeds instead cause it’s filled with a more natural taste for them. It says that on http://squirrel-qw.blogspot.com/. What else can squirrels

  • Spider Lake: A Short Story

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    undersized closet at Spider Lake. “What a ludicrous name” you think to yourself. You go about your day, setting up camp and take joy in being in the wilderness and getting to spend time with your best friend. Eventually you are both sleeping as in hibernation from the harsh winter. As you lay in blissful slumber, you suddenly feel what feels like little feathers dancing around your left hand. You feel this sensation for a few minutes enjoying each little stroke, until you feel it agonizingly slowly travel