Breeding-grounds Sentence Examples
The sanjak is very fertile, and contains good breeding-grounds, upon which horses,, camels and cattle are reared.
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.
When unhealthy situations cannot be avoided, they may be rendered more healthy by destroying the breeding-grounds of mosquitoes in the neighbourhood.
The occasional development of wings is probably of service to the species in enabling the insects to reach new fresh-water breeding-grounds.
This portion included the Pribiloff Islands, which are the principal breeding-grounds of the seals frequenting those seas.Advertisement
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.
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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