Breeding-grounds sentence example

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  • The sanjak is very fertile, and contains good breeding-grounds, upon which horses,, camels and cattle are reared.

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  • For instance, the swampy character of malarial areas is explained by their breeding in stagnant water; the effect of drainage, and the general immunity of high-lying, dry localities, by the lack of breeding facilities; the danger of the night air, by their nocturnal habits; the comparative immunity of the upper storeys of houses, by the fact that they fly low; the confinement of malaria to well-marked areas and the diminution of danger with distance, by their habit of clinging to the breeding-grounds and not flying far.

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  • When unhealthy situations cannot be avoided, they may be rendered more healthy by destroying the breeding-grounds of mosquitoes in the neighbourhood.

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  • The occasional development of wings is probably of service to the species in enabling the insects to reach new fresh-water breeding-grounds.

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  • This portion included the Pribiloff Islands, which are the principal breeding-grounds of the seals frequenting those seas.

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  • The wildfowl are, particularly in the west, in great numbers; their breeding-grounds extending from Manitoba and the western prairies up to Hudson Bay, the barren lands and Arctic coasts.

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  • For example, northern breeders including skuas funnel through the English Channel into the North Sea on the way to their breeding grounds.

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  • The Foundation relies on donations from both individuals and organizations in order to provide safe breeding grounds for the endangered species.

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