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    with the power to stop this. Whales will generally reside in all of the oceans throughout the world, but during the winter seasons they will go north and breed. After they have their calves, the people who capture the calves for show attractions will go up North looking for the best calves to sell to aquariums such as SeaWorld. Then separating the calves from their mothers and fathers causing much distress.…

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    novels and live entertainment can all have the same topic: marine creatures. In fact, when you hear some relaxation music themed around whale songs, that you read a novel titled Moby Dick, which is a legendary white sperm whale or even some facts about the blue whale, being the largest mammal on Earth, it is easy to think of whales. The confusion comes when the term whale is part of a sea creature's name. You see, when people talk about sharks, their mind is subdued by both the theme song and…

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    Killer whales should not be forced into captivity because of the orca's intelligence, what conditions are needed in order for orcas to be happy, and the lack of education that aquariums like Seaworld provide. For example, the director of the movie Blackfish responded to claims that a Seaworld trainer made about the issue of whale capacity. The trainer stated that “we as humans should not differentiate based on the intelligence level” and the director came back saying “the evidence on animals…

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    False Killer Whales Essay

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    False Killer Whales versus Killer Whales Both Killer whales (Orcinus orca) and False killer whales (Pseudorca Crassidens) belong to the Delphinidae family. False killer whales resemble orcas because of the shape of their skulls, but the two species are actually not closely related (Baird, 2012). False killer whales are found in all tropical, subtropical, and warm temperate seas (MarineBio, 2013), usually in relatively deep offshore waters (Taylor, et al., 2008). In contrast, killer whales are…

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    Killer whales, also known as orcas, are very large animals ranging from 16 to 26 feet and weighing as much as 8,000 pounds. These animals are absolutely breathtaking when seen in person. Blackfish, a documentary on killer whales associated with Sea World, another park in Canada, and one near Africa, tells the story of a few orcas, but mainly the orca Tilikum. This film was released in 2013 after Dawn Brancheau, the trainer for Tilikum, was dragged into the pool and killed. Gabriella…

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    Killer whales make up a huge part of the ecosystem. Also known as orca’s, they are one of the most powerful predators in the world. They are very intelligent creatures that thrive in both cold and warm waters. And in both salt and freshwater. While there are many aspects that make up such an amazing mammal they make up a huge part of the world, in and out of water. Killer whales are very efficient hunters. They eat approximately 551 pounds of food each day. Their diet consists of squids,…

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    they can be away from the rest of the orcas. The argument it makes is that orcas should be free and not in pools. The trainers at SeaWorld believe that SeaWorld should close and let all the killer whales live their rest of their life in the ocean where they belong. They don't want to let go of Tilikum the whale because of breeding reasons. Moreover, the orcas should be free because they become aggressive towards the trainers and has killed many while trying to entertain the audience, they're not…

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    A documentary about killer whales may not be that intriguing when one first catches word of it; once the viewer takes a look, they understand why it has become a well know film and has spread like wild fire. Blackfish, a documentary directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, discusses the negatives of keeping killer whales in captivity. It drives home the fact that industries who keep these large creatures captive, should be boycotted by the public. Blackfish uses literary devices to evoke the…

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    Killer Whales Life Essay

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    The whales are then bred, and are living under awful circumstances. That is not what a whale is meant for, and it needs to be stopped. Whales are meant to swim freely in the ocean and do as they please. Not be held in a swimming pool for people to poke and prod at. When I was studying to become a marine biologist I learned that orcas(also known as killer whales), are very social animals, but in a different way than most people would…

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    their trained killer whales. Dawn Brancheau was the trainer that was killed by the killer whale. This tragic event shocked the whole nation. There have been several descriptions on how the trainer was killed. Some say that the trainer “drowned” or that the whale “grabbed the trainer by the waist.” Despite the fact, this tragedy made the whole SeaWorld family emotional and stated “we’ve just lost a member of our family.” No one knows the real story. Most people would say that the killer whale…

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