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  • The Leatherback Turtle

    The Leatherback Turtle

    The leatherback turtle is one of the most unique sea turtles; it’s almost completely pelagic, migrates impossible distances and is the largest turtle in the world. And it’s disappearing. The Endangered Species Act has put the Leatherback on the map, but the road to recovery is uncertain for this gentle giant. The plan covers the breeding populations within the US, and parts of Mexico, but most of the Central America, Southeast Asia and the

    Essay Length: 597 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Critique of the Turtle

    A Critique of the Turtle

    The Turtle is one chapter from John Steinbeck’s novel The Grapes of Wrath. In this essay, Steinbeck successfully uses both symbolism and figurative languages to describe a turtle’s journey across the highway. In The Turtle, Steinbeck realistically describes the dangerous journey of a land turtle across a concrete highway. From the beginning of its journey, the turtle crawls slowly toward the highway and conquers many obstacles, and finally it climbs onto the highway. As

    Essay Length: 292 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Turtles Hatching

    Turtles Hatching

    Turtles Hatching The poem Mark O’Connor wrote “Turtles Hatching” at a time in his life when was closely studying nature. In this poem Mark O’Connor closely observes turtles hatching and contemplates the ritual that turtles share with the beach. This poem also has close connotations to life cycle and family. Mark O’Connor begins the poem with one single line which emphasis the information that he is giving the reader. The continuation of this line from

    Essay Length: 1,201 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Janna
  • Ninja Turtles and the Catholic Church

    Ninja Turtles and the Catholic Church

    The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are an indictment of the Catholic Church. Step one is how did I realize this? Well the clues are in the original comics and in the original cartoon. I will walk you through this cause it gets a little intricate. First. who was Michelangelo the TMNT? ...Ill give you a second...He was the party dude, right? Cowabunga and such, always the fun guy. What about Raphael? ... Did you say

    Essay Length: 785 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Jon
  • Endangered Sea Turtles

    Endangered Sea Turtles

    Sea turtles are becoming more and more endangered as time goes on and is something that really needs to be changed. There are seven species of sea turtle and they are all either endangered or critically endangered. Millions of sea turtles used to inhabit the sea now only a fraction of them are still around. Humans are partly the cause of this because we hunt them for food and profit. It is unbelievable that people

    Essay Length: 1,439 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Turtle


    1. Executive Summary Through our extensive research, we have come up with these key findings: • Facilities and services, which are offered by universities and colleges, are the important aspect besides the courses and degrees provided. • The student’s prospective about the quality of the facilities and services offered by colleges before choosing any particular colleges. • The facilities and services offered by the colleges should be aware of students’ demand. The objective is to

    Essay Length: 3,118 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Water Turtles

    Water Turtles

    Red eared sliders: Red eared sliders are water turtles that got their name by a red stripe behind their eye. The turtle is a medium turtle with a hard olive colored shell. The "slider" part of the name comes from its habitat to bask on logs or rocks above the water. If basking places aren't enough for all turtles, the sliders would stand on each other in a pile. As the turtles are spooked easily,

    Essay Length: 722 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Steve
  • Loggerhead Sea Turtle

    Loggerhead Sea Turtle

    Caretta caretta is commonly called the "Loggerhead" sea turtle due to their overly large heads, which are comprised of a horny beak that is significantly thicker than in other sea turtles. This species is the largest hard-shelled turtle in the world. Loggerhead turtles have large heads (when compared to other species of marine turtles) and strong, muscular jaws (which help them crush prey such as crabs and lobsters). The loggerhead sea turtle is a marine

    Essay Length: 993 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Edward
  • Turtles


    Like many other reptiles and amphibians, turtles are fascinating to children. However, many people buy turtles based on their "novelty factor", never taking into account the animal's special needs. When you purchase a cat or a dog, there are always several costly procedures that must be taken to ensure their good health and longevity; shots, operations etc., not to mention crates, toys, dog houses, and grooming products. Turtles aren't as complicated to care for, but

    Essay Length: 427 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Vika
  • Cracked Shell; the End of the Turtle Regime

    Cracked Shell; the End of the Turtle Regime

    In the past, the trolls and the turtles lived in harmony. They respected each others way of life and learned to share the land, which consisted of only one small island, with each other. Though the majority of each race followed their own religion; the turtles had the teachings of the Spiked One and the trolls have the wisdom of the Supreme Witch Doctor, some converted to the others way of life. Not only did

    Essay Length: 570 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: David
  • Sea Turtle Seminar Overview

    Sea Turtle Seminar Overview

    Sea Turtle Reproduction In this seminar the reproduction of sea turtles was discussed. Many facets of the sea turtle’s reproduction were discussed including: three general constraints for reproduction, reproductive behavior, periodicity, and the nesting process. There are three general constraints for reproduction with sea turtles. The first is that nesting must occur during conditions which are conducive to adult activity. Second, that nesting must occur during conditions which facilitate embryonic development and survival (not too

    Essay Length: 255 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Artur
  • Things Fall Apart (turtle Story Analysis)

    Things Fall Apart (turtle Story Analysis)

    Storytelling is a significant part of every cultural. Since the dawn of time human beings have passed down stories from generation to generation. Stories have many different purposes; perhaps the most notable is to preserve ethics and cultural traditions. In Chinua Achebe novel, Things Fall Apart, we observe the telling of many stories; most remarkable is the story of the Tortuous and the Birds. At its baseline, the story is purely entertainment. It is a

    Essay Length: 367 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Steve