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During the long hours of darkness they caught but fitful snatches of sleep, for the night noises of a great jungle teeming with myriad animal life kept their overwrought nerves on edge, so that a hundred times they were startled to wakefulness by piercing screams, or the stealthy moving of great bodies beneath them.
It is upon the permanence of certain types of animal life upon the earth.
But too great was the distance and too deep the shadow of its under side for me to distinguish any movement as of animal life.
There was now a sudden exhibition of animal life, which changed the scene, as it were, by magic, to the very opposite extreme.
The wooded banks of the river seemed again deserted by everything possessing animal life. The uproar which had so lately echoed through the vaults of the forest was gone, leaving the rush of the waters to swell and sink on the currents of the air, in the unmingled sweetness of nature.
She had borne that morning all that nature could endure; and as her temperament was not of the order that escapes from too intense suffering by a swoon, her spirit could only shelter itself beneath a stony crust of insensibility, while the faculties of animal life remained entire.
His very vivid and active imagination enables him not only to humanize animal life with remarkable success, as in the prose 'Jungle-Books,' but to range finely in the realms of the mysterious, as in the short stories 'They' and 'The Brushwood Boy.' Of short-stories he is the most powerful recent writer, as witness 'The Man Who Would Be King,' 'The Man Who Was,' 'Without Benefit of Clergy,' and
Yet his thinking was so primitive and immersed in his animal life, that, though more promising than a merely learned man's, it rarely ripened to anything which can be reported.
If it were outside of this room it would be dead, like all other animal life."
Although it is very commendable that people are starting to address the problem of litter, there are those amongst us who have a total disregard for the environment and animal life. Until the powers that be bring in tough measures, then the problem will continue.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have found the oldest clue yet of animal life, dating back at least 100 million years before the famous Cambrian explosion of animal fossils.
Summary: Researchers find a steroid compound produced only by sponges, which are among the earliest forms of animal life
Rewilding is the process of bringing plant and animal life back to areas where they once thrived.
The animal with rib-like segments running along its body was part of the Ediacara Biota that lived on Earth 20 million years prior to the "Cambrian explosion" of modern animal life. The team led by Australian National University scientists discovered the fossil so well preserved in a remote area near the White Sea in the northwest of Russia that the tissue still contained molecules of cholesterol, a type of fat that is the hallmark of animal life.
These plastic bags are badly affecting human life, animal life, marine life and environment.