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    Have you ever been to Texas? Well, this was my experience going down to Texas. The Trip down to Texas was long a solid 8 hours I’d say. It was not a very comfy ride down there. My brother and I Matthew sat in the middle seats my Great Aunt (Grammy) slept in the back the whole time. Matthew and I both had 1 pillow and 1 blanket. But I brought my snuggy. My Mom and her Boyfriend took turns driving but Jeremy drove most the way there, He is a truck driver though. The Trip just to Arkansas felt like…

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    Killer Whales are a very large and strong breed of marine mammals that belong to the dolphin family that can grow up to ten meters long and can weigh up to six tons. Theses whales are a highly social species that are very intelligent with an excellent sense of hearing and have developed highly complex communication systems. Killer whales are immediately recognizable by their distinctive black-and-white coloring, when you see these magnificent creatures many people immediately get the idea of…

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    seas. The killer whale is the most cosmically huge member of the dolphin family, and there are about 5 various species of orcas in the oceans. These amazing creatures hunt in pods that consist of 6 to 40 killer whales. They hunt for gigantic fish, seal, and sea lion and frequently seabirds and mammals. The orca’s top speed is approximately 30 mph but can travel at 26 mph for long periods of time. It is normal for an orca to swim more than 50 miles without going up for air. Killer whales are…

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    that orca whales in captivity should be free, by the using the art of persuasion. A plethora of persuasive rhetoric was evident throughout the duration of the film. It is clear orcas should stay in the ocean since they are killing more people when captive. In addition, killer whales are better off in the wild since they are cruelly captured and handled by humans. The motion picture used an exceptional variety of techniques known as ethos, pathos, and logos to persuade the public that whales so…

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    Gabriela Cowperthwaite, released in 2013. Blackfish is a documentary about a killer whale named Tilikum that has killed several individuals and the issues within keeping killer whales in captivity. The documentary is filled with experiences from former trainers that have worked with the aggressive whales in the past and several experts that have worked with orcas all of their lives. This documentary is showing that the killer whale’s aggression in SeaWorld is provoked from captivity, which goes…

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    unliveable conditions in amusement parks. The Killer Whale has a very delicate mental status. The animal when kept in captivity is very narrow-minded and can get distressed at times. The film used this exact statement to help argue the intension across to the viewers that killer whales in confinement at Sea World do not deserve and don't belong as entertainment for humans. Blackfish as used rational support to the right by saying the Killer Whales’ have a limbic system that is a lot more…

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    Whales life outside captivity. In the documentary, it is talked about how Orca’s live longer in the wiod than captivity. Now some may thi8nk that would be wrong. People may think that since the animals are kept in an enclosure that they are better off. Better off by having an enclosed closure so no whales are getting injured and they are kept on a feeding schedule so no one is hungry. And that maybe with interacting with so many people they would have a healthy mental state. Now, there are…

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    day, all around the world, animals are held captive under no free will, and every one of those days is a waste of a healthy life for these animals. At SeaWorld San Diego, the parking lot is about twenty times larger than the actual tank the killer whales reside in. Helen Barnett states, “They spend their lives swimming in a tiny tank oblivious to the fact they are just yards from the sea where they could be free” (Helen Barnett). This is just one example of the contention with tank sizes and…

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    The documentary Blackfish brings to the public attention the aggressive behaviors displayed by killer whales in captivity. In particular, they focus on an orca by the name of Tilikum held in captivity, by Sealand and later SeaWorld, for close to three decades. Tilikum has caused the death of three people, during his time in captivity--- the most recent being that of Dawn Brancheau, an expert trainer for SeaWorld Orlando. Dawn’s death has sparked increased controversy for the popular…

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    captures the psychological torture killer whales, specifically Tilikum and Kasatka, face at Sea World after being brutally separated from their families. The film takes us through the journey of captured killer whales becoming mentally unstable and being used for entertainment purposes. This film displays archival footage and interviews with former trainers who had close experiences with killer whales at Sea World. The attacks at Sea World stem from the whales’ separation from their families,…

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