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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.
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.
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.
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.
The 15 papers define a philosophical framework for valuing animal life and welfare, examine ethical justifications for culling non-human animals, provide a decision tree for companion animal euthanasia, and view production animal collateral killing as a marginal case that informs the ethical status of societyAEs relation to animals as a whole.
An analysis of organic-rich rocks from Soufo China points to a sudden spike in oceanic oxygen levels at this time --in the wake of severe glaciation--allowing animal life to flourish.
WHAT DOES an artist do when she falls in love with the mythology and animal life of India?
THE explosion of animal life on earth around 520 million years ago was the result of a combination of interlinked factors rather than a single underlying cause, according to a new study.
20 ( ANI ): A new study has suggested that the explosion of animal life on Earth around 520 million years ago took place because of a combination of interlinked factors rather than a single underlying cause.
A study by Paul Smith of Oxford University and David Harper of Durham University suggests that a combination of interlinking factors led to the rapid diversification of animal life during the Cambrian period.
On this day, animal life in all its forms is celebrated, and special events are planned on locations all over the globe.