Usage examples for habitat

  1. Preferred Habitat- Woods; light soil on hillsides. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  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. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Preferred Habitat- Moist woodland and thickets. – Wild Flowers Worth Knowing by Neltje Blanchan et al
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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