Animals

Bullfighting and Barbarism

Arguments Against Bullfighting

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Bullfighting and Barbarism A Blood Sport in Decline It seems odd that we still argue as to whether bullfighting is either ethical or does not constitute cruelty to the animal. Those who advocate bullfighting often&hellip

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Why do poachers kill animals?

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In general, poaching is defined as the illegal hunting, killing or capture of animals in the wild. The term poaching comes into play in these situations as they are termed illegal: When the hunter does&hellip

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Why do beavers have orange teeth?

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The North American Beaver is the largest rodents inhabiting North American territories, another species of beaver is also found in some parts of Europe, called the Eurasian Beaver. They are herbivores and generally prefer maple,&hellip

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Why do iguanas have a third eye?

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Why do iguanas have a third eye? There is diversity in animal life. And each and every single unique and exceptional quality makes each animal different from one another. Most people might not know about&hellip

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Why do cobras spit venom?

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Why do cobras spit venom? Cobras are one of the most fearsome species of snake in the world. Partly this is because of their venomous bite. Cobras, when they bite, have neurotoxic venom, which can&hellip

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Why Do Porcupines Have Quills?

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Porcupines have quills as its evolutionary defensive mechanism against predators and threats. The presence of quills on is skin primarily deter a predator from touching and physically harming the porcupine. These also play a significant&hellip

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Why Do Beagles Howl?

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Beagles howl because they are hunting dogs and do so as a reaction to certain stimuli or to express themselves. To explain it in the simplest way, beagles like to howl. As hunting hounds, beagles&hellip

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Why do elks have antlers?

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The elks are the largest members of the deer family. Elks are usually found in prairie regions, and can usually adapt to different ecosystems. Their most characteristic features by far are the antlers protruding from&hellip

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Why Do Donkeys Kick?

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Donkeys have been domesticated for as long as memory and records can reveal. They have provided numerous invaluable services to humans, particularly carrying loads. These animals have also been domesticated for the mere fact that&hellip

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Why Do Gophers Hibernate?

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The two key species of gophers are the Richardsons ground squirrel and the pocket gopher. There have been questions on whether all species of gophers hibernate. Even though this has not been conclusively stated by&hellip

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Why do betta fish fight?

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Betta fish is also referred to as the fighting fish because it is commonly seen fighting with other fish of the same species. Aquarium keepers and fish lovers need not get this idea from an&hellip

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Why are owls considered wise?

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Owls are very popular species of birds because of their huge eyes and their so-called reputation of being very smart and wise. Birds in general are thought to be very intelligent with some species thought&hellip

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Why do bunnies thump?

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Many people have seen their pet rabbits or bunnies thump their legs but most of them don’t know why this is so.  Some bunnies are known to some thumping action while being left alone or&hellip

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Why do pugs have flat faces?

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Pugs are breed of dogs that are classified under the toy dogs category.  Being under this category, authentic pugs are expected to weigh up to a maximum of 18 pounds only.  At this weight, pugs&hellip

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Why do kookaburras call?

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Kookaburras are tree birds found only in Australia and New Guinea.  These birds are classified as relatively large birds and their bodies could stretch to as long as 17 inches.  Kookaburras are also known to&hellip

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Why do spayed dogs hump?

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Spaying in female dogs involves surgical removal of their uterus and ovaries so they would not become pregnant anymore. Despite this procedure though, many spayed dogs continue to hump and mount other dogs and still&hellip

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Why do mice squeak?

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People always hear squeaks from mice and rats. Whether they are unwanted pests or household pets, mice produce squeaking sounds for a variety of reasons.  Most people believe the squeaking is due to some kind&hellip

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Why do lynxes have ear tufts?

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Lynxes are wild cats that are medium in size and are characterized by black tufts on their long ears and tails.  They basically eat rodents in the wild and do their hunting activities mostly at&hellip

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Why do dolphins have mercury?

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Studies have shown that dolphin meat actually contains very high levels of mercury.  Similar to other types of fish, many health organizations around the world caution people from consuming dolphin meat because of its toxicity.&hellip

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Why do butterflies migrate?

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Many species of butterflies actually move from one place to another at specific seasons or times of the year.  The most common species of butterfly that regularly migrates are the Monarchs, Red Admirals, Painted Lady,&hellip

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Why do goldfish swim upside down?

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Goldfish are among people’s favorite fish varieties when talking about aquariums and fish tanks. Their bright color and round shape makes them look very cute and adorable. Most of the time people will see goldfish&hellip

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Why do gharials bask in the sun?

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Gharials are members of the reptile family along with crocodiles and alligators. They look similar to crocodiles but they have longer and narrower jaw lines. Gharials may also be called gavials or Indian gharials.  One&hellip

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Why do maggots appear?

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Maggots refer to the larva of flies.  Once this larva hatch from the eggs, they transform into maggots.  Many of these maggots appear in contaminated meat or dead animals for example and this make people&hellip

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Why do otters live near rivers?

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Otters are mammals that are able to swim in the water. They have thick furs that help them regulate body temperature despite extreme weather or winter conditions. Their feet are also webbed and this helps&hellip

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Why do domestic cats hate water?

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Domesticated cats are well-loved animals in many households.  Many cat owners also have the assumption that all these cats hate water. Some cat owners can also attest to the fact that their pets will instantly&hellip

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Why do eels migrate?

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Eels are a variety of fish that are recognizable by their long and thin bodies.  Along with other animals, eels also have various activities in the ocean to protect their own survival. Many of them&hellip

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Why is dog fighting wrong?

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Dog fighting is an illegal activity in the U.S. and in many parts of the world.  This is mainly because of so-called animal rights. Many people have always argued in behalf of the dogs that&hellip

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