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  • It is an endangered species.
  • It is thought that there are over 20,000 species of ants.
  • Darwin published his theory in a book entitled The Origin of the Species.
  • They crowd out every other species,
    Scott Westerfeld  --  Uglies

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  • Dragon Species of Great Britain and Ireland
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • endangered species
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • Although a slightly smaller plant, wild sweet pea looks so much like wild potato that even expert botanists sometimes have trouble telling the species apart.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Costa Rica had three times as many species of birds as all of North America.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • In my species, I am the one that bears young.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • Remedies are very various, very uncertain, and differ with the species inflicting the bite.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson

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  • No one can own the species called "corn."
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • the fishermen called all the fish of that species tuna and only distinguished among them by their proper names when they came to sell them
    Ernest Hemingway  --  The Old Man and the Sea
  • For now I could no longer deny that I was a real Yahoo in every limb and feature, since the females had a natural propensity to me, as one of their own species.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • The other was devoted to a tree diagram of all the various species of animals.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • an endangered species
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • It also said that an average of seventy-four species of insects, plants, and animals become extinct every day.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • when ... we weigh the pros and cons we are no less a credit to our species.
    Samuel Beckett  --  Waiting for Godot
  • I know little about your lives, but the pattern scarcely varies wherever a pocket of the older species is trying to preserve itself.
    John Wyndham  --  The Chrysalids
  • He doesn’t belong to a species clever enough to split the atom but not clever enough to live in peace with itself.
    John Steinbeck  --  Travels with Charley
  • Charles Darwin. Remember him? That big book from the library. The Origin of the Species.
    Athol Fugard  --  Master Harold...and the Boys
  • "I’m pretty positive we’ll find it no surprise that Texas isn’t the only state inhabited by the male species."
    Colleen Hoover  --  Slammed
  • When I was in fifth grade, I spent more time with horses than with members of my own species.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • Jane felt like she did at the Central Park Menagerie, watching completely different species.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • If you were an alien who came to Earth to study its life-forms, you wouldn’t even think the two of them were the same species.
    Rainbow Rowell  --  Eleanor & Park
  • There are thousands of species of bird on every continent.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • Brandon looked at it like it was an invasive species.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • The adolescent phase is rarely attractive, whatever the species.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • "The composition of the human species is infinitely more diverse than most humans suspect," she began.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • We recently sent him Darwin’s The Origin of Species, which he hopes will help him better understand those around him.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • —but infections were infections and pretty much treated the same way regardless of species; only the medication dose was different, and that he had to verify in a reference book he kept on his desk.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • As to establishing contact with the study species — this seemed out of the question at the moment, unless the wolves themselves decided to take the initiative.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • Liv Crawford could speak to these elements and others, and then point out the work invested in the grounds, the mature and various species of tree and shrub, the well-chosen perennials and annuals and judicious use of ornamental stones, the scale and shape and proportion of the entire site a realty dream come true, so that all one need do is simply move right in.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • My ancestor, William Charles Ondaatje, knew of at least fifty-five species of poisons easily available to his countrymen, none of it, it seems, used against the invaders.
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Especially between species.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • They didn’t look like any species he recognized, but then again, the only Earth botany book he’d been able to find had been about plants native to Africa, and he thought he’d heard Wells say they were on the East Coast of what had once been the United States.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • Mrs. V, as promised, writes down names of species and takes pictures so I can remember when we get back home.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • Long-legged and blond, with pale caramel skin, she was the kind of woman who makes me wonder if all humans really are the same species.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • Yes and no. The snake species is named after Python the monster, who is also rather snaky, but who is much bigger and scarier and devours small girls who talk too much.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Kevin exclaimed, "Like another species!"
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Drays, express wagons, trucks, and conveyances of every conceivable species and size crowded across in indiscriminate haste.
    Jim Murphy  --  The Great Fire
  • Interaction between the male species and the female species was varied and intense and highly unpredictable.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Nearly every species that has ever lived has gone extinct, Laurette.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • We can only live & exist by that species of labor: and hence I am willing to continue to fight to the last.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • What I was aware of, as my wild laughter sprang forth, was that it was a species of genius—and this was something I would wait another twenty years to witness, in the incandescent figuration of Lenny Bruce.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • But still I feel outnumbered, as if they are a species of which I am not a member.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • The complexity of human attraction—and reproduction—is one of the features that set us apart from other species.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • AMONG ALL THE SPECIES AND DEGREES OF SLAVERY THAT HAVE EXCITED THE ATTENTION OF MANKIND .
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • Because it is a new species, there’s no way I can prove I discovered it.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Reptile Room
  • He’d read all their books dozens of times, even the ones with titles like Diseases of the Porcine Species and Common Grasses of Our Countryside.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Among the Hidden
  • Salem stayed on the balcony, as if knowing that these village men were a different species.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
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