Blackfish Synthesis

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Analysis and Synthesis The controversial practice of capture killer Whales train for entertainment purposes have risen an outrage to the public in 2013 by a documentary “Blackfish.” Since then, the growing uneasiness with the concept of that as humans, can we maintain a balance of respect for nature and desire capture and train spectacular things up close, for entertainment? The documentary “Blackfish” makes strong appeals to the audience focused on an orca performer Tilikum that killed several people while in captivity. “Blackfish” complies infamous incidents death of three people and the shocking untold causes lay within these cases. At the bottom of the social structure, Tilikum has torn away from his family at a young age and brought …show more content…
Both acknowledge the problem of capture wild animal will eventually make them develop violent behavior if the owner or organization fail to provide appropriate natural habitat for the animal. The first article by Rachel Gross it states “the park has seen shrinking crowds, plummeting profits, and lawsuits leveled against their business practices” focuses on the positive change of ending breeding orcas and point out the heavy pressure of the society on the issue. Moreover, the article suggests SeaWorld is “marking a major shift in the company’s direction and a defining moment” (Rachel) in order to suppress the public outraged and maintain the business. On the other side, the article “Killer whale attack” highlights the dangers of the unregulated violent captive animals and suggests many fatal attacks continuously happen because often the owner like SeaWorld continue to keep the animals in business even through knowing the animal have hidden violent …show more content…
We can not freely captive the wild animal and have them leave in a totally different living environment compare to their natural habitat. This’s action especially badly affect the animal according to the article “8 reasons orcas don’t belong at SeaWorld” by SeaWorld of Hurt states "Orcas in the wild have an average life expectancy of 30 to 50 years …the average age of death orcas who have died at SeaWorld is 13 years old.” We can see that the problem arises from the captive living environment lead to premature deaths orcas. Furthermore, the article investigates the physical appearance “all captive adult male orcas have collapsed dorsal fins likely because they have no space in which to swim freely and are fed an unnatural diet of thawed dead fish… however, in the wild, it rarely ever happens and is a sign of an injured or unhealthy orca.” Similarly, we have to take positive actions like the documentary “Blackfish” expose the truth through cases and spread the truth to the public. Moreover, like the first article states “SeaWorld is finally ending its orca breeding program…put an end of orca captivity” (Rachel), warning the public about the issue openly and importantly express positive

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