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While on vacation in Acapulco Mexico I along with my family and friend
While on vacation in Acapulco Mexico I along with my family and friend
While on vacation in Acapulco Mexico, I, along with my family and friends took a tour by boat to a small resort island. As we approached, I was awestruck by it's beauty. I knew this was going to be fun, but had no idea that this place would be forever etched in my mind. We were greeted at the dock by two natives dressed in brightly colored tropical shirts, white pants and shoes. They were also wearing smiles just as bright. They escorted us to an open-air type restaurant with a thatched roof th
Animal Behavior
Animal Behavior
Animal Behavior Biology lb Abstract Animal behavior is predictable. Their behavioral tendencies are influenced by the relationship of its anatomy to their environment. By observing various forms of life, and associating the mechanism of their abilities to perform a behavioral action, evolutionary influence thereafter, can be analyzed and deduced from that point. Introduction The science and study of animal behavior involve an enormous array of complicated factors. For instance, stereotyped resp
Manganese Nodules
Manganese Nodules
Manganese Nodules What are m n? The Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) covers 1.8 million square kilometres. In this area, the most significant mineral resource is manganese nodules that are found on the seabed (see cover drawing of a nodule cross-section). These nodules are formed by metallic elements that slowly precipitate out of the ocean water. The most abundant element is manganese. Nodules may grow at a rate of about two millimetres per million years. Deep currents flowing from th
Bahamas
Bahamas
Bahamas While on vacation on The Disney Cruise, I, along with my family took a tour by boat to a small resort island. As we approached, I was awestruck by its beauty. I knew this was going to be fun, but had no idea that this place would be forever etched in my mind. Two natives dressed in brightly colored tropical shirts, white pants and shoes greeted us at the dock. They were also wearing smiles just as bright. They escorted us to an open-air type restaurant with a thatched roof that was actua
Thresher Shark
Thresher Shark
Thresher Shark The thresher shark is in the order Selachii and family Alopiidae. Its genus species is Alopias vulpinus for the common thresher sharks which coloring varies from coppery-brown to bronze color above, with metallic hues; the undersides are white or with the Alopias supercilious for the big eyed thresher which have a dark brown to metallic black with paler ventral surface for coloring. Thresher sharks called the fox shark, whiptail, thrasher, swiveltail, swingle tail. The big eyed t
The Old Man and The Sea
The Old Man and The Sea
The Old Man and The Sea by Ernest Hemingway There's nothing like a friend when your really up a tree, is a quote from Carolyn Hax of the Washington Post. This is shown in the story The Old Man and The Sea. The author of this story is Ernest Hemingway, Who has written many books and novels which he is well known for. This story is about an old man who gets the biggest fish he had ever laid eyes upon. The most beautiful fish he had ever seen was the one that he could not bring home in one piece.
Sharks
Sharks
Sharks Itís tail swayed slowly from side to side, pushing the hunters body through the murky water. All signs of motion were non-existant, except for the rhythmic movement of the water over the five gill slits on either side of itís head. Slowly gaining speed, the shady figures unmoving eyes fixed on itís target, a lost harbor seal pup. As the distance between the predator and itís prey grew closer, the jaws of the massive fish drew forward, exposing nearly eight rows of razor sharp teeth. Stri
Mike Fairbanks
Mike Fairbanks
Mike Fairbanks Class : 2 6/4/04 The great white shark The great white shark is the largest predatory fish in the ocean, great white sharks are the top predators of the sea. It is a fierce shark with 3,000 or more teeth at one time. All though it's name is the great white shark the only part of its body that is white is its belly. It has 3 main fins of it's body which are it's dorsal fin and it's two pectoral fins. When on the surface the only visible part of it is the dorsal fin and the top of i
The HagfishThe most disgusting creature on EarthThe Hagfish is known t
The HagfishThe most disgusting creature on EarthThe Hagfish is known t
The HagfishThe most disgusting creature on Earth.Ē The Hagfish is known to those who know of it as the most disgusting creature on Earth, a reputation well earned. The Hagfish or known also as the slime eel to fisherman who are unlucky enough to get one in their fish, live between depths of 60m and 1300m. The live in soft bottoms, in boroughs, with only their head sticking out. the Hagfish depending on type (their are 2 types: Eptatretidae and Myxindae) range anywhere from 12-40 inches. hagfish
Survival of the Stingray
Survival of the Stingray
Survival of the Stingray Imagine yourself 150,000 years in the future. Another ice age is in full force. Temperatures are much colder, vegetation has ceased to exist, along with several entire animal species. The lion, once the king of the jungle, is no more than an alley cat scavenging for food. The great white shark- reduced to the size of goldfish. A new predator is on the prowl. The stingray, once limited to shallow, sandy beaches, has evolved! With it's new adaptations the power of the stin
Future Adaptations Stingray
Future Adaptations Stingray
Future Adaptations: Stingray Science Survival of the Stingray Imagine yourself 150,000 years in the future. Another ice age is in full force. Temperatures are much colder, vegetation has ceased to exist, along with several entire animal species. The lion, once the king of the jungle, is no more than an alley cat scavenging for food. The great white shark- reduced to the size of goldfish. A new predator is on the prowl. The stingray, once limited to shallow, sandy beaches, has evolved! With it's