Usage examples for Habitats

  1. The two were socially and geographically separate; their common name is due only to the fact that there were mountain sheep in the habitats of both. – Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society by Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy
  2. Multitudes of human beings raised, and to be raised, from lower to higher development have their habitats along the line where the material and spiritual interblend, and some are measurably amphibious there- can move and act in either of two auras. – Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism by Allen Putnam
  3. Four cross sections are thus obtained, differing in width but fairly uniformly including the habitats represented. – The Aboriginal Population of the San Joaquin Valley, California by Sherburne F. Cook
  4. Lastly, continuing his investigations along this line of inquiry, he would find that a thousand different habitats were all thoughtfully adapted to the needs of a hundred thousand different forms of life, none of which could survive if these habitats were reversed. – Thoughts on Religion by George John Romanes
  5. As folk of wholesome desires, we insist first of all upon good taste, comfort, and healthfulness in our habitats and since we may agree upon the best way to attain these essentials without ignoring our personal preferences in details, we may profitably take counsel together as to what the new home should be. – The Complete Home by Various
  6. A few are rather eccentric in their habitats – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  7. In other genera of the Polyporei similar habitats prevail. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  8. The stems of herbaceous plants are favourite habitats for minute fungi. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  9. The struggle for bare existence in the southwest, like that of the habitats of other North American Indians, was intense; but these were agriculturalists and protected by environment. – The Book of the National Parks by Robert Sterling Yard
  10. Nor is it wholly unprofitable or uninteresting for others, who do not claim to be students, to summarize the habitats of these organisms, and learn how much the circumstances of their immediate surrounding elements influence production. – Fungi: Their Nature and Uses by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
  11. We are all chameleons in our diet, as we are all salamanders in our habitats inasmuch as we live always in the fire of our own smouldering combustion; a gentle but constant flame, fanned every day by the same forty hogsheads of air which furnish us not with our daily bread, which we can live more than a day without touching, but with our momentary, and oftener than momentary, aliment, without which we can not live five minutes. – The American Woman's Home by Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe
  12. And after luncheon they visited the aquarium and the top of the Singer Building, and took the subway uptown to spend an hour with the birds of America in their habitats – Dear Enemy by Jean Webster
  13. Plumage grayish and brown, in color harmony with their habitats – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  14. At lower elevations in North China, destruction of wooded habitats owing to intense land- use practices has probably restricted the distribution of sowerbyi primarily to hilly and mountainous areas where brushy, scrub and forest habitats still prevail. – Comments on the Taxonomic Status of Apodemus peninsulae, with Description of a New Subspecies from North China by J. Knox Jones, Jr.
  15. Bats wing toward cavernous habitats – NATURAE by Dom
  16. And once more, the comparatively- varied shores, presenting physical conditions which change from mile to mile, will furnish suitable habitats for more numerous species. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  17. In the sciences of life, field study, excursions, acquaintance with living things in their natural habitats may alternate with microscopic and laboratory observation. – How We Think by John Dewey
  18. They have never passed the boundaries of their own habitats as conquerors, and never exercised the smallest influence over peoples not black. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard