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  • Humpback Whales Role In Communication

    world, the Megaptera novaeangliae, also commonly known as the humpback whale, is one of many species that dictates the environment surrounding them. As they migrate from the polar waters where they prefer to feed during the summer to tropical waters to breed during the winter, they cover up to 16,000 miles each year. But how does each whale know exactly what to do, where to go, and who to follow? They accomplish this through their communication system of songs, clicks, whistles, and pulsed calls. To humans, this tasks deems highly challenging, for we use words to communicate with each other; however, whales do not need as elaborate of a vocabulary. Male humpback whales produce long, repetitive vocalizations…

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  • Humpback Whale Research Paper

    Humpback Whale In this paper, I will discuss a Humpback Whale biome of their choosing as an animal from that biome. I will explain how a humpback whale lives in weather and their biome. Also, I will explain where does a humpback whale live at in different oceans. The humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. A humpback whale is one of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12-16 meters 39-52 feet and weigh approximately 36,000 kilograms 79,000 pounds. The humpback has a…

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  • Making Peace In The Language War Analysis

    art of good construction and irregular forms which is neither an easy task, nor a brief one. However, Garner also engages the reader by using arguments from the descriptive side. One of the most enlightening of these comes from the linguist Steven Pinker. In an explanation about whether language should be instinctual or constructed from meticulous choices, Pinker states that language is much like the song of the humpback whale. We would not criticize their song, saying that it was incorrectly…

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  • Pour La Suite Du Monte Analysis

    Quebec about the traditional Beluga whale-hunting event as they agreed to reenact it for the one last time. One of the most outstanding themes from this film is the inheritance and innovation of the tradition and the modernity. In order to reflect such struggles, the film takes the benefits from its selected topic in which the event itself is an act of honoring the past, and it reveals the issue by showing the personal conflicts between the attitudes and viewpoints…

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  • Whaling Should Be Banned

    I do agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption. Many countries were founded on whaling including the United States. Whales provided a large resource of food, fuel and luxuries such as perfume. It is still a part of the United States ' culture as there are Native American tribes who still hunt to this day as part of their culture. If you take a moral stance against non-endangered whale hunting then you…

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  • Why Does Frankfurt Think Bs Is Worse Than Lying Analysis

    since it is talking about some saline things in a negative way. This is a true statement. For the following syllogisms, answer all the questions below. All blue whales are large No large things are goldfish Therefore: Some goldfish are blue whales Major Term: Blue Whales (D=1) Minor Term: Goldfish (D=1) Middle Term: Large (D=1) Premise 1: All blue whales are large is an example of an A statement since it is talking about all blue whales in a positive way. If one were to say some blue…

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  • Blue Whale Observation Report

    prevent biodiversity loss and for ecosystems to continue operating. Whales are starting to extinct and whaling is one of the important causes of this problem. The blue whale is the largest animal and a lot of them are found in the Antarctic. The specie reduced abundantly because of hunting in the 20th century. The Antarctic blue whale is classified as Critically Endangered on the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. The whales are now protected…

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  • Persuasive Essay About Whaling

    Whaling has been a controversial activity for some years now. Whales in today’s society have been regarded as “gentle giants” and highly intelligent animals, which is true. Some nations however, such as the Norwegian and Japanese have whaling deeply rooted in their culture and history. For many centuries, their ancestors took part in whaling as a means to sustain their life, livelihood and culture. I agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered…

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  • Positive And Negative Reactions In Moby Dick

    Reactions to events are an important part in today’s world. From tragedy and horror to miracles and joy, everyone has their own unique reaction to an event. There are many examples of how characters react to events in every novel. Reactions can completely change the opinion of someone or something. The story, Moby Dick, has many positive and negative reactions that take place during different events. One example of a positive reaction is that Ahab wants to hunt down and kill the whale that took…

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  • Exemption For Whaling Essay

    Written Assignment Unit 6 For the exemption for whaling issue, you will answer the following: Questions for Discussion: 1. Do you agree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption? I disagree with the Norwegian and Japanese position on permitting the hunting of non-endangered species of whales as a cultural exemption. However, my disagreement is based on my personal value of unnecessary killing of whales.…

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