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Quotes of habitat

  1. One researcher just determined that African and Indian elephants make each other sick. When a new animal or plant is introduced to a habitat bad things happen. The biggest danger to native wildlife is foreign wildlife. – Robert T. Bakker
  2. Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home. – John Dewey
  3. People habitat has to take priority over bird habitat – Byron Dorgan
  4. For example, in my district there are visitors from all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches, recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses. – Mark Foley
  5. Zoos are becoming facsimiles- or perhaps caricatures- of how animals once were in their natural habitat If the right policies toward nature were pursued, we would need no zoos at all. – Michael J. Fox
  6. What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing. – Jay Inslee
  7. I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction. – Steve Irwin
  8. It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat – Jim Saxton
  9. The natural habitat of the tongue is the left cheek. – Red Smith

Usage examples for habitat

  1. Upon the introduction and naturalization of the American bumblebee, however, the transported clover became reconciled to its new habitat and now flourishes in fruition as well as bloom. – My Studio Neighbors by William Hamilton Gibson
  2. The California Academy of Sciences has in its museum in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, a collection of very fine animal habitat groups, among which are deer, antelope, mountain sheep, cougars, and brown bear. – Hunting with the Bow and Arrow by Saxton Pope
  3. The ice- deserts of the Polar lands are thus the habitat of a peculiar flora, which, insignificant as it appears to be, forms however an important condition for the issue of the conflict which goes on here, year after year, century after century, between the sun and the ice. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  4. Mr. I. Macpherson writes from Mysore:-" This bird is occasionally found with C. griseus in the bigger scrub forests, but its chief habitat is the larger forests. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  5. Their habitat was in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and northern New Brunswick. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  6. But he was soon rousing them to find out what that little shining thing could be that darted so rapidly through their habitat that tiny bit of metallic white so unlike anything their jaded appetites had yet negotiated. – Unexplored! by Allen Chaffee
  7. The great Kadiak bears which you boys saw were grizzlies of a different habitat – The Young Alaskans on the Missouri by Emerson Hough
  8. Each of the two areas which is set apart by these barriers and in which one of the newly named subspecies has evolved is small; therefore there is a lesser amount of suitable habitat available for each of the newly named mice than there is for M. m. – Subspeciation in the Meadow Mouse, Microtus montanus, in Wyoming and Colorado by Sydney Anderson
  9. On the basis of available habitat the species would be expected to occur in Nayarit, but extensive collecting there has failed to reveal its presence. – Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group by William E. Duellman M. J. Fouquette
  10. When, by the decay of such protophytes, and that decomposition of rock effected by them, there had resulted a fit habitat for mosses; these, of which the germs might be conveyed in drifted trees, would begin to spread. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  11. There is little probability that the Siouan habitat as thus outlined, ran far into the prehistoric age. – The Siouan Indians by W. J. McGee
  12. It is easy, then, to understand the sensation occasioned by the appearance at prayers one morning, in the year of grace, 1759, of a young and well dressed couple whose natural habitat was obviously in quite other surroundings. – Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters by H. Addington Bruce
  13. Her natural habitat was among the studios of Chicago or New York, and my sense of justice would not permit me to take advantage of her loyalty and her womanly self- sacrifice. – A Daughter of the Middle Border by Hamlin Garland
  14. Logically, he should devote himself to sense- blinded humanity, not reluctantly, like the philosopher descending to a gloomy cave which is not his natural habitat but eagerly, since the poet is dependent upon sense as well as spirit for his vision. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  15. The former is found not infrequently in this region, but the Hudson seems to be the eastern boundary of its habitat – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  16. Preferred Habitat Moist woodland and thickets. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  17. In this latter district a white grape, called after its habitat the " Fayoumi," is the favourite in the market, and it is the earliest that ripens. – The Khedive's Country by George Manville Fenn
  18. The Igorot is given to naming even small areas of the earth within his well- known habitat and there are four areas in Bontoc pueblo having distinct names. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  19. Preferred Habitat Woods; light soil on hillsides. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al