Animals Essay Topics

Chapter Eight Summary of Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterson Hororwitz

Chapter eight, Grooming Gone Wild, of the book Zoobiquity by Barbara Natterson Hororwitz and Kathryn Bowers, was about the grooming habits of both animals and humans and how sometimes they can be taken too far. The main theme of the novel overall would be how animals can help solve human social issues. The chapter opens… View Article

Urban Sprawl and The Effects on Habitat and Animals

The extensive and ongoing human interference with nature has progressed in leaps and bounds across time, and the dwindling spaces allotted to wilderness that remain unspoiled, or in some cases at least still viable, are becoming fewer and farther between. The activities conducted by man have directly and negatively, impacted many species of wildlife, and… View Article

Animal Symmetry

1. Animals with radial symmetry function differently than animals with bilateral symmetry. Unlike animals with bilateral symmetry, these organisms use their appendages, usually tentacles, to bring in food to its mouth, which is located at its center. Also, animals with radial symmetry have less complicated systems than animals with bilateral symmetry. The radial symmetry body… View Article

Animals: Suffer For our Amusement Or Entertainment

All too often animals suffer for our amusement or entertainment. One of the worst aspects of animals that are used for entertainment or sport is that many of the people involved are not responsible for the animals they create. For instance Thoroughbred Race horses are bred in huge numbers. The ones who are not good… View Article

Banning Pit Bulls

All dogs bite. Every single one of them has the potential to turn on their very owner and as studies and news tell it they turn on children, strangers and other pets more often than we care to know about. What make makes a dog aggressive to the point they attack innocent victims? Is it… View Article

Animals Should Be Used in Scientific Research

Over 100 million animals are used every year in the United States as models in biological and medical research to study human disease, injury, development, psychology, and anatomy and physiology. Research involving animals has played a vital role in virtually every major medical advance of the last century. Even today, there is no complete alternative… View Article

Phylum Chordata

• The chordates occupy the highest position in the food chain. • The name phylum was derived from the characteristic which all chordates share, the notochord – a long, elongated, and flexible cartilaginous structure that runs the entire length of the body. (Gr. noto = the back; chorde = string) Characteristics: • A dorsal nerve… View Article

Effects of Global Warming on Animals

In the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated various environmental campaigns to gradually resolve the increasing impacts of climate change towards the environment (Silverstein et. al. , 2003 p. 5). The public’s increased attention to such problem is not anymore surprising as it threatens every creature with potentially devastating consequences. However, the… View Article

Hibernation and Food

When the season is changing and it is getting colder, you know that winter is coming. Animals, which are able to migrate , fly to the south to spend the winter in warmer places. What if you are an animal who is not able to fly to sunny Spain during the cold winter months? You… View Article

Dolphins in Captivity

Most people are fascinated with dolphins and crave to see them in Sea World, or another aquarium, and even enjoy seeing them perform in shows. However, most people do not think about the harm that dolphins go through in order for the public to see them. Dolphins go through an immense amount of physical and… View Article

Cute Animal-Alpaca

An alpaca (Vicugna pacos) is a domesticated species of South American camelid. It resembles a small llama in appearance. Alpacas are kept in herds that graze on the level heights of the Andes of southern Peru, northern Bolivia, Ecuador, and northern Chile at an altitude of 3,500 m (11,500 ft) to 5,000 m (16,000 ft)… View Article

Animal Cruelty

Some people (in RSPCA so forth PETA) feel that animals are treated cruelly; however some believe that humans treat animal’s kindly, giving them homes and food. This subject has two sides including good points that help animals survive or bad points that endanger animals throughout the world. After all humans protect animals not to forget… View Article

Global Animal Health Market Report

Animal health market mainly comprises of medicines, medicinal feed additives and vaccines and caters to both food producing and companion animals. Food producing animals are species for the production of animal protein that include cattle (both beef and dairy), swine, poultry, sheep and fish whereas companion animals include dogs, cats and horses. Animal pharmaceuticals account… View Article

Bottlenose Dolphin Informative Speech

Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the bottlenose dolphin species. Central Idea: Dolphins are unique creatures that possess numerous abilities such as, their intelligence, communication skills, and behavioral patterns. Introduction I. Imagine yourself surrounded by a pool of water, but not just any pool of water, the biggest one of all: the ocean. You’re… View Article

Bukidnon Deer Park and Wildlife Center Reaction Paper

On August 26, 2012 I visited the Bukidnon Deer Park and Wildlife Center located at San Miguel, Maramag, Bukidnon. The purpose of the trip was to look at some fascinating wild animals that live from different parts of the world and to learn more about them. The first animals I visited were the mammals. Mammals… View Article

Normal Super Hero

Even though it is hard to believe, there are so many unsung heroes in the world today. A wonderful example of this topic is my aunt, Lee An. My Aunt Lee goes above and beyond what a normal person does. What she does that is so wonderful is she takes in animals that she sees… View Article

Pit Bull Law In Ontario

The pit bull law is a touch and go law, it is one of those laws that doesn’t get enforced until this dog actually does something that would get it attention of the police, in which case they would take your pit bull away from you and put it down. Most people blame the bad… View Article

Can Animal Think

Intelligence and competency varies from one individual to another. In animals it is believed that they also have a varying degree of intelligence. It is believed that domestic animals as well as other animals have minds. They have varying level of perception and also their ability to think also varies. According to research done by… View Article

Animals Should Not Be Kept in Zoos

Animals love being in their natural habitat; the wild. Far too many wild animals are kept in zoos being poorly treated and tried to shape into domestic pets. Majority of the enclosures are too small for the animals inside them. So many animals lose their natural instincts and then then if they are returned to… View Article

Records Keeping

Introduction Why Keep Records? Animal Records have been in place in Zoo’s for years it is important to keep a Record of all Arrivals, Departures, Births and deaths. By keeping these There is always some form of “time line” available for each individual animal and if that animal happened to die there should be Written… View Article

Birds and Animals

Name : Chukar The Chukar is a rotund 32–35 cm (13–14 in) long partridge, with a light brown back, grey breast, and buff belly. The shades vary across the various populations. The face is white with a black gorget. It has rufous-streaked flanks, red legs and coral red bill. Sexes are similar, the female slightly… View Article

Animals Group Case Study

Animals are a major group of multicellular, eukaryotic organisms of the kingdom Animalia or Metazoa. Their body plan eventually becomes fixed as they develop, although some undergo a process of metamorphosis later on in their life. Most animals are motile, meaning they can move spontaneously and independently. All animals are also heterotrophs, meaning they must… View Article

Saving Helpless Animals

Do people realize the amount of animals that are killed each year for merely just a small portion of their body? Whether it is hide, hoofs, or urine, it’s never enough to make it worth killing the animal, taking parts of the body and leaving the rest go to waste. Writers such as Peter Hammarstedt… View Article

Science in Daily Life

The largest creature ever known to have existed on Earth is the present-day blue whale. The largest dinosaur attained a length of about 22 m and weighed about 36 tons. Today’s blue whale is even larger than its ancestors, and may reach a total length of 33 m and a weight of 145 tons. This… View Article

Phoenix Starfish

Starfish are very unique creatures. Starfish are sometimes called sea stars. They are classified as invertebrate Echinoderm. Starfish are commonly found in rocky tide pools and are sometimes found washed up onto shore of all the world oceans. They live in tropical waters and on the seafloors of colder climate. Starfish does not have blood…. View Article

Exotic Animals as Pets

Danger, danger! Animals are cute, but not all are domesticated to own as pets. Dogs are a man’s best friend, people suggest cats are an old lonely lady’s answer to everything, and everyone has a dream to own a tiger or lion. However, people should not be allowed to own exotic animals as pets. Owning… View Article

Lack of Freedom

First negative effect of capturing animals is lack of freedom. The animals should be in the place where they belong. An animals staying in the cage seem kind of tortured. Of course, they are tortured and for sure, it is hard time for animals to stay in the cage for the rest of their lives…. View Article

Animals Should Be Free

Zoos are places where we can see a lot of kinds of animals, even some animals that we do not imagine that we could see; however, personally, I think that animals should be free and people should never keep them in zoos. First of all, animals have the right to be free and nobody can… View Article

Medical Testing on Animals

Animal experiments are widely used to develop new medicines and to test the safety of other products. Many of these experiments cause pain to the animals involved or reduce their quality of life in other ways. If it is morally wrong to cause animals to suffer, then experimenting on animals produces serious moral problems. Animal… View Article

Can Animals Think

Eugene Linden in the Time magazine article “Can Animals Think? ” claims that animals can think. They will probably do their best thinking when it serves their purpose, not when some scientist asked them. Linden supports his argument by describing, using anecdotes, how animals use intelligence to benefit themselves. The author’s purpose is to point… View Article