Animal Essay Topics

An Analysis of Old Major’s Speech: Animal Farm

Having served the Indian Imperial Police in Burma, George Orwell received direct experience with the lower-class of society. After joining the Republican forces in the Spanish Civil War he grew critical of the communists, and later he fought the communists in Spain, himself. This was the reason he wrote Animal Farm: to illustrate the dangers… View Article

Animal Protection Decision

In “Why Do Species Matter? ”, Lilly-Marlene Russow argues that humans have a moral obligation to protect and to ensure the continued existence of things of aesthetic value which includes some but not necessarily all animals. In this paper, I will argue that the subjectivity involved in determining aesthetic value makes it an insufficient element… View Article

Habitat and Animals

Little care or thought was given to wildlife, or the delicate nature of their habitat as Urban Sprawl moved along with the progress of the times. This is supported by the opinion offered by Authors Emel and Wolch, in their book titled ‘ Animal Geographies: Place, Politics and Identity’, They state that ” The 1980’s… View Article

Conditions of Animal Shelters

I have always had an overwhelming desire to help animals. I wanted to adopt a pet from a shelter which is near by to our house. I was under the impression that the animal shelters will provide permanent homes and better quality of life for innocent animals. But when I entered the shelter I was… View Article

Animals in Research: Ethical Issues

Scientific quest for knowledge and animal experimentation has been inexorably tied to each other both in popular imagination and human history (Bishop & Nolen, 2001). The use of animals in scientific research has resulted to spectacular innovations in the field of medicine and understanding of animal, including human, physiology. Many medicinal technologies were developed that… View Article

Argument against extension of ethical consideration to non-human animals

In Tom Regan’s essay The Case for Animal Rights, he argues that the root of the “wrong” is that we treat animals as “resources” in either advancing our intentions, prerogatives, basic instincts (such as hunger), and so on. He then proceeds by arguing for indirect duties which involve animals though not the type of duty… View Article

Animal Cruelty

Today I am going to talk to you about innocent animals who have been uncared for, neglected and most of all subjected to cruelty. If you didn’t know already, the RSPCA stands for The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. This is the world’s oldest animal welfare organization; originally set up just… View Article

Animal Experimentation

Throughout history, animal experimentation has played an important role in leading to new discoveries and human benefit. However, what many people tend to forget are the great numbers of animal subjects that have suffered serious harm during the process of experimentation. Many people are believed to be ignorant or misunderstand the nature of the lives… View Article

Animal Testing

Beauty is pain. This is a saying almost all girls have heard growing up. But this saying takes different meaning in the cosmetic testing labs all around the world. When we put on our mascara in the morning we don’t often think, “Which animal suffered in the making of this? ”. The ugly truth about… View Article

Axolotl Biology Research

A sexually mature adult axolotl, at age 18–24 months, ranges in length from 15–45 cm (6–18 in), although a size close to 23 cm (9 in) is most common and greater than 30 cm (12 in) is rare. Axolotls possess features typical of salamander larvae, including external gills and a caudal fin extending from behind… View Article

Leatherback Sea Turtle

Range:The coasts of Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Research has revealed that leatherbacks are more loaded in Atlantic Canada from July through to the end of October, with the highest amount of turtles occurring on the Scotian Shelf and Slope, southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, and south coast of… View Article

Difference Between White and Black Rhino

Both black and white rhino are poached for their horn. The rhino horn is worth around R600000 per kilo. The horn is used in many ways. Some use is for ornamental handles and daggers. While in China and Vietnam they use it as medicine to cure various diseases such as typhoid or cancer. In Japan… View Article

Red-Eared Slider Turtle

The Red-Eared Slider Turtle (Trachemys scripta elegans) inhabit freshwater lakes, streams, swamps, ponds and rivers. Male sliders become sexually mature when they are between 2 and 5 years old and are about 4 inches long. Females take longer to mature, reaching maturity when they are 5 to 7 years old and 6 to 7. 5… View Article

The Asiatic Cheetah

The Asiatic Cheetah, or the Acinonyx Jubatus Venaticus, is a mammal under the Felidae family. They are carnivores nearing extinction. They inhabited South and Central Asia and even India, but now are restricted to Iran. Peter Zahler, the assistant director of the Asia Program at WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), concluded that only fifty to sixty… View Article

Exotic Animals

The exotic animal trade is a growing industry in which exotic animals are bred, sold, and traded in massive amounts. Millions of exotic animals are being kept in private residences, small roadside zoos, and traveling wild animal exhibits. Sadly, beautiful and majestic animals are being held captive in unfortunate living conditions. They are being deprived… View Article