Turtle Essays

  • Loggerhead Sea Turtles: A Case Study

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    The Mediterranean Loggerhead Sea Turtles tend to nest in the eastern side of the the sea on the coasts of Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Turkey, and parts of northeast Libya and Egypt (Zbinden, Aebischer, Margaritoulis, Arlettaz, 2007). The female adult Loggerheads lay eggs on the beach (terrestrial ecosystem), preferably with coarse sand and a steep incline. The beaches tend to be wide with low dunes in the rear and flat sandy shorelines. However, this is a generalization. Detailed characteristics of the

  • Sea Turtle Population

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    Six of seven species of sea turtles (Chelonioidea) are listed as either vulnerable or endangered by the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The largest contributors to the decline seen in sea turtle populations are people, this being due to human activities such as fishing, tourism, shipping, industrial production, and coastal development, which have been scientifically proven to impact all seven species of sea turtles. Plastic pollution found in and around the ocean, light pollution along coastlines

  • Green Sea Turtle Research Paper

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    Green Sea Turtles Did you know that the green sea turtles are endangered? I choose them for my research paper because I feel that they are very interesting. I researched their habitat, food, reproduction, conservation activities. After I researched all of that, I feel that I needed more information, so I found their physical description, man’s impact on this animal, and the numbers left. As I write this paper I will tell you about the interesting facts that I found about the green sea turtle. Sea

  • Persuasive Essay On Green Sea Turtle

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    think Green Sea turtles are supposed to get to their nest if they can't crawl over the trash? Green Sea Turtles have been around longer than some dinosaurs. Most people don't think about this when they decide to leave the beach in a worse way then they found it. Humans do many harmful activities such as poaching eggs, constructing homes, and developing coastal areas. If humans don't start doing something about their harmful activities they could make the over 100 million year turtle go extinct. Most

  • Personal Narrative-The Lakeness Monster

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    was a very large oval shaped animal. It was a enormous snapping turtle; by far the largest I had ever seen in person. The place that we were fishing was called “The Turtle Log”. The reason for that name is that there is a fallen tree in the lake that all kinds of turtles hang out on. My brother and I had come up with the name. It is a joke that my grandpa and I had made, that every time we fish at that spot, one of us has to hit a turtle with their hook. We thought it would bring good luck to our fishing

  • Red Peter's Little Lady Analysis

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    ‘Red Peter’s Little Lady’ by Ceridwen Dovey and ‘A Report to an Academy’, by Franz Kafka, are literary works that use a variety of techniques to represent the concepts and themes of the ‘Animals, Monsters and Machines’. Over the years, animals have climbed their way into our literature and because of authors’ mastery, readers are able to think about and understand, philosophical concepts and social issues without the offense that is often expressed by audiences when writing about humans. ‘Red Peter’s

  • The Pros And Cons Of Zoos: Internment Camps

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    Zoos are Internment Camps Many cruel things happen in zoos. An article from CBS News states that earlier this year in the UK, three Timber Wolves were shot dead by zookeepers because they escaped the zoo. The zookeepers could’ve figured out a safe way to spare those wolves. Zoos are internment camps for animals and need to be shut down. Zoos treat animals poorly, care more about profit, and rob them from having normal lives. First, zoos treat their animals very poorly and are cruel to them. For

  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Trip To New York

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    New York is a very popular city that everyone is familiar with when they heard of the names of Statue of Liberty, Time Square, and the Broadway, but this place to me is not only just an ordinary city; it is a home that I most feel safe and protected. It has a very special meaning in my life since it was the first home that my family and I resided when we came to America ten years ago. New York was filled with such wonderful memories such as when we tried to adapt to a new life, culture, new people

  • Loggerhead Sea Turtles

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    temperature change could already begin to show some impact on sex ratios of loggerhead sea turtles. The viability of loggerhead sea turtle populations relies on suitable incubation temperatures that produce an adequate proportion of males and females (Ucar et al. 2012). Many species that have temperature-dependent sex determination, already often produce highly skewed offspring sex ratios and loggerhead sea turtles in particular already tend to produce sex ratios skewed toward females. The Earth’s average

  • Descriptive Essay On A Turtle

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    A TURLE’S GOODBYE “Stop telling me he’s just a turtle. My turtle has more personality, integrity, empathy and loyalty that most people I know, he’s family.” Starting of my story, I couldn’t know what feelings I had to my turtle until I left him. I realized too late that he meant everything to me. People say animals don’t live that long, but he did. My turtle lived his childhood with me, my siblings and family. He is considered family. And when time passed and he left, I still remember every second

  • Examples Of Resilience In Laura Hillenbrand's Book 'Unbroken'

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    The determination to live comes from human nature. But the urge of giving up when we come across a difficult problem is also a part of human nature. There a few people in this world that have the characteristics of resilience. As author Kendra Cherry describes them, "People that are able to keep their cool have what psychologists call resilience, or an ability to cope with problems and setbacks" (Source A; Cherry, 1). An example of someone who has the characteristics of resilience is a bombardier

  • Descriptive Essay About Fear Of Water

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    All these years, all the photos and all the stories that my friends have told me have come true. Shimmering scaled creatures swim past me in the search of something. Each having a different direction to go to. I saw luminous corals, languorous turtles silhouetted in the deep blue of the ocean and hundreds of tropical fish. But that's when it all began… 12 minutes in the dive session, the sound of my breathing was drowned out

  • Leatherback Turtle Essay

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    Leather Back Turtle and its correlation with Human’s Food and Water Resourcing Activities. Species Description Weight: Adult: up to 2,000 pounds (900 kg) Hatchling: 1.5-2 ounces (40-50 g) Length: Adult: 6.5 feet (2 m) Hatchling: 2-3 inches (50-75 cm) Appearance: primarily black shell with pinkish-white coloring on their belly Lifespan: unknown Diet: soft-bodied animals, such as jellyfish and scalps, and pyro0somes Behavior: females lay clutches of approximately 100 eggs several times during a nesting

  • Sea Turtle Environment

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    small, green, female sea turtle rushes to make it to the ocean without being attacked by predators. Obstacles lie on the beach for the sea turtle to avoid; broken glass, fishing lines, nets, garbage from the last visitor of the day before. The sea turtle gets entrapped in the fishing line, unable to make it to the ocean, and ultimately devoured by the seagulls. Recently, this has been the pattern for sea turtles; however, there was a time when this wasn’t the case: “[Sea turtles] have existed for over

  • Shoe Crab Research Paper

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    The Atlantic Horseshoe Crab is an amazing a unique animal. Despite it 's name it not really a crab. It is actualy more colsly related to spiders, ticks and scorpians. It is in the Animalia kingdom and is in the Arthropoda phylum. It 's most common name is the Horseshoe Crab but it 's scientific name is Limulus polyphemus. The Horseshoe Crab is not just found in Cape Cod, it is also found along the northern Atlantic coast and up the Gulf of Mexico. The horseshoe crab looks very round, it also has

  • Biological Characteristics Of Hawksbill Birds

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    BASIC BIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS Hawksbills, like other marine turtles, have a complicated life cycle and also their own characteristics. Each female leaves the sea, crawls up a sandy beach, and locates a nesting site above the level of the highest tide, typically within, or under, an area with plants. A female hawksbill turtle might make more than one attempt at digging a nest in the sand until she has successfully deposited a clutch of eggs in the nest which is at least 10 cm and as much as 90

  • Uncontacted Indians

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    waterways deep in the tropical forest. In the dryer seasons, however, when the waters subside and beaches form at the rivers edge they reside on the shores and fish. The dry season also brings out river turtles to the banks of the beaches to lay their eggs where they bury them in the sand. The turtle eggs are a vital source of protein for the tribes, and their specialty is finding and digging them up.

  • Turtle Wexler Character Analysis

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    Turtle’s Best Traits Turtle Wexler, the only winner of Sam Westing’s game is also the most successful of all of the heirs because of her identifying qualities. Turtle is the most one of the smartest heir’s and the only person to ever beat Sam Westing at a chess game, and one of the most committed to playing Sam Westing’s game. She ends up winning the 200 million dollar estate. She is one of the main characters and has many identifying qualities: her qualities of determination, cunning, and the

  • Walt Disney Character Analysis

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    Since younger age, we are introduced to the very first kind of entertainment called ‘cartoon’. It is presented both as comic books and television shows. As a child, people tend to prefer an animated cartoon or animation. Animation cartoon in various types is widespread and famous all around the world as it does not only entertain people, but many of cartoons and animation cartoons give readers and audiences good moral for the living. It can be said that this kind of entertainment is a good source

  • Personal Narrative: Defining Moments In My Life

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    In a matter of seconds, the course of your life could be altered irreversibly forever. An individual’s defining moment can come at any point in your life in a variety of ways. As you continue to age, the number of these special experiences will accumulate. The moments that define you will pave the way for your future. It was in the summer of second grade when my mother decided to bring me out of the country to visit my father and spend two months in Dubai. At that time, it has almost been two years