Sea snake Essays

  • Compare And Contrast Squids And Octopuses

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    physical features, made it confusing for humans to organize them in the classification system. Octopuses and squids share many features but lead different lives. As marine species, both octopuses and squids have a suitable body for maintaining life at sea. Octopuses range in size from one centimeter to five meters, as squids are about sixty centimeters (giant squids can be thirteen meters). From the lack of bones, octopuses and squids are mostly soft. They both have a soft covering known as the mantle

  • Literary Devices In Where Are You Going Where Have You Been

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    In her short story "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?", Joyce Carol Oates utilizes a variety of literary devices to strengthen the story in its entirety. This short story is essentially about a 16-year-old girl named Connie and the conflict between her desire to be mature and her desire to remain an adolescent. Throughout the story, the audience sees this conflict through her words in addition to through her behavior. The audience is also introduced to Arnold Friend, a rather peculiar man

  • Emotional Hijacking Analysis

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    it to experience, the reasoning for the responses, justification for that and the memory of the experience. Animals such as reptiles, don't have neo-cortex and therefore, cannot experience and learn anything such as maternal love; this is why baby snakes have to hide to avoid being eaten by their parents. However, Le Doux (1986) has explained that the instinctual and passionate responses of the primitive brain take priority over the thoughtful, considered responses of the neo-cortex and human beings

  • Compare And Contrast Rattlesnake And King Cobra

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    these animals can deliver fatal bites to humans with their long fangs. They have different types of venom. The king cobra’s venom is more deadly than the rattlesnake’s. Their diets are similar and different too. The king cobra like to eat on other snakes,small mammals,and eggs. The rattlesnake eats small rodents,frogs,and birds. Both of them feast on lizards,squirrels,rats and ect. Their hunting skills are the same. They spot their prey,get low,slither towards it quietly,come up on it,then strike

  • Venomous Frog Research Paper

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    A recent scientific discovery from Utah State University reveals that almost every animal in the jungle poses less of a threat than two types of frogs found in the wild. The two types of casque-headed tree frogs (the Corythomantis greening and the Aparasphenodon brunoi) were discovered to be harboring venom, rather than the usual poison that frogs contain on the surface of their skin. The difference leaves experts astonished at the possibility of a weaponized frog, and the discovery could alter the

  • Comparison: The Hydra Constellation

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    commonly represented by one of my favorite reptiles the snake. Hydra is even one the longest known constellation at 100 degrees.Even though Hydra is so big it only contains one really bright star. The Hydra Constellation has a few creation/myth stories. One story goes that a crow served Apollo a water snake in a cup after it was asked to fetch some water, But Apollo knew and could see through the deceit of the crow and furiously cast the snake, cup and crow to the sky. Hydra can also be associated

  • Bravery In Rikki Tavi

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    from the famous story “Rikki TIkki Tavi”. We recently read it in my ELA class. It follows a mongoose named Rikki TIkki Tavi as he tries to protect his newfound family from two cobras that terrorize the bungalow and its garden. When fighting these snakes Rikki Tikki Sometimes gets himself into situations where he confuses bravery for stupidity and ignorance. The first reason that Rikki Tikki is not brave but stupid, is that after an angry nagaina took her egg back he followed nagaina when “she plunged

  • Theme Of Nature In The Poisonwood Bible

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    Although this large, frightening snake is ultimately feared, and also causes the death of a young character in the novel, its is a symbol of the spirit of the jungle. After Ruth May’s sudden and tragic death, it suggests in the novel that she becomes the trees of the vast jungle watching

  • Nature In Emily Dickinson's Poem 986

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    poem 986, uses the description of a snake to show how nature may be intimidating at first but with time is harmless. Certain aspects of nature are always going to make people uneasy at times. Emily Dickinson shows just that, by picking one of the most controversial animals to depict. At first she only describes the animal in it’s natural state. Dickinson does this by writing, “ The Grass divides as with a Comb _/ A spotted shaft is seen (pg 1067)”. The snake exists in harmony with it’s surroundings

  • Summary: The Untold Tale Of Shaniqua The Rat Princess

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    The Untold Tale of Shaniqua the Rat Princess On a foggy day in the creepy town of Charleston, Illinois, Shaniqua was born to her parents Shawn and Iqua. She had the most beautiful long, brown, wavy hair with perfect green eyes. Shawn dressed Shaniqua in a flowy blue dress and got ready to take her home. As Iqua was taking her out of the car, she tripped over what she thought was a stone and dropped Shaniqua down the well in the front yard. When Shaniqua got to the bottom of the well, she was greeted

  • Rudyard Kipling's Play: The Themes Of Rikka-Tikki-Tavi

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    Rikki-tikki-tavi Would you do anything to protect the ones you love? That’s what Rikki-tikki did, he protected his family along with all the animals in the garden. Rikki-tikki saved them snakes even though snakes are a mongooses worst enemy. He killed all three snakes and risked his life just to save his family and the animals in the garden. The theme of the fictional story Rikki-tikki-tavi by Rudyard Kipling is don’t be afraid to protect the ones you love. Rikki tikki is a loving character in

  • The Pearl Symbolism

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    The Pearl In the book entitled The Pearl, the setting is placed in a small village in La Paz. La Paz is on the coast of Baja Peninsula. The town lays on a broad estuary, and near the beach there are white and blue canoes from Nayarit. Symbols: The Pearl - At first, the pearl represents a beguiling providence. Later on it becomes a burden because, everyone envy’s Kino and Juana and people start trying to steal the pearl from them. The Scorpion- The Scorpion that stings Coyotito in chapter 1 symbolizes

  • John Kostyack Analysis

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    John Kostyack has a dramatic approach to the snake debate topic. He uses the fear factor to play on the readers emotions while he makes his point. His first sentence sets the tone for his entire argument, "Giant constrictor snakes have slithered, crushed, killed and terrified their way across movie screens for years. The real horror story, however, is much closer to reality — and to home.” While it’s easy to see that his main appeal is emotional, Mr. Kostyack does establish credibility when he specifically

  • CA King Snakes

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    What snake is consider the monarch of all snakes in CA, even the deadly rattle snake cannot bet this beast combat and nonetheless this creature prefers the comfort of being command by a baby. The CA king snake may be a nontoxic serpent endemic to the western America and northern United Mexican States. a relatively very little biological group of the common king snake and is after all found throughout an oversized selection of habitats that ar deserts, wetlands and biology areas. one in all the foremost

  • Story Analysis: Sweat By Delia Jones

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    house and brings home a rattle snake to make Delia leave the house but one night the rattle snake was in Delia’s clean clothes basket and when Delia saw the snake she ran out of her house into the barn where she slept for the night. The next morning Sykes finally comes home from a night at Bertha’s house and he thinks the snake has killed Delia but Sykes gets scared and tries to kill the snake himself but ends up getting killed by the snake but long beholds that the snake never did kill her and when

  • Don T Die In Fansipan Analysis

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    better your prepared with your equipment, the higher chance of survive you will have. 5. What will you do when get lost in Fancipan? The best advice is not to hide yourself in the deep valley, even there is water. Why? Because it is the place of night snakes and meat-eating animals. You should not to build a tent under a big tree because big rain can break the tree and fallen tree can kill you. You should find a higher place, pick some fresh woods, break it in to smaller pieces and light a fire. If you

  • Cirque Du Freak Character Analysis

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    Cirque Du Freak A Living Nightmare by Darren Shan is about two best friends, Darren Shan and Steve Leonard, and how they get tickets to see the freak show Cirque Du Freak, a freak show that features unordinary performers such as the snake-boy, the twisting twins, the wolf-man, Larten Crepsley, and his spider, Madam Octa. They each get into some trouble when Steve finds out a secret and Darren steals something he shouldn’t have. The book is fiction, but Darren says, in the introduction, that everything

  • Appearance Vs. Reality In The Great Gatsby

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    Looks are deceiving when it comes to appearance versus reality. Things are not always as they appear to be in real life. To many human beings, wealth can be mistaken as happiness and happiness can be mistaken as wealth. People become obsessed with the idea that along with wealth brings carefree happiness. However, ironically this can lead to ones failure. In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald the misperception between appearance versus reality is thoroughly demonstrated throughout the whole

  • Isopod Lab Report

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    isopods, which include pill bugs and sow bugs (Crustacean class). Most of the time isopods are mistaken for “bugs” since they look like insects. Even though they are closely related to crustaceans, their bodies are particularly similar to crab and other sea creature with shells. The isopods have three distinct regions such as the head, thorax and abdomen (CISEO). Their characteristic as for what they look like is their claws attached to their abdomen. Also, they have a pair of antennae, simply small eyes

  • Comparing The Indian Grey Mongoose And The King Cobra

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    species. They can reach 18 feet in length making them the longest of all venomous snakes. When confronted,