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The Call of the Wild
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  • This first theft marked Buck as fit to survive in the hostile Northland environment.
  • With the exception of the two mongrels, they were bewildered and spirit-broken by the strange savage environment in which they found themselves and by the ill treatment they had received.

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  • He was a killer, a thing that preyed, living on the things that lived, unaided, alone, by virtue of his own strength and prowess, surviving triumphantly in a hostile environment where only the strong survived.

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as in: chemical damages the environment Define
the natural world (air, water, land, life) -- often used in reference to the impact of human technology
as in: conditions in that environment Define
surrounding conditions (such as:)
  • conditions in a geographic area
  • conditions that affect a particular activity -- such as business, learning, or raising children
  • conditions that create a certain mood -- such as one of romance or competition
  • conditions that impact a particular computer system, subsystem, or program

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