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    Any levelheaded person would love to have a soft baby tiger napping on their lap. Although petting a tiger would be a dream come true for many people, are there any physical or mental implications the baby tiger might endure? Is it morally justified for one’s wishes to be granted at the sake of an animal 's welfare? Should animals be used for one’s amusement or should they merely be left to their own device? Animal captivity brings forth its own set of problems even when the desire to conserve…

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    Tasneem Raja, an experienced reporter who writes for MotherJones, investigated the research that is actually done at SeaWorld. A veteran marine-mammal researcher who works at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said, “If SeaWorld didn’t exist, would our understanding of wild killer whales be significantly reduced? I think the answer to that is no, it would not” (qtd. Raja)…

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    average lifespan is 13 years, that's a big difference. Keeping orcas in aquariums deprives them of crucial aspects of their lives, and in some cases it can even prove dangerous to humans. Conservation groups are once again are trying to keep orcas, and other large marine mammals, in captivity. "In captivity, we force this artificial proximity to human beings, so the orcas do act out once in awhile and kill you," says marine mammal scientist Naomi Rose of the Animal Welfare Institute in…

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    Essay writing is an excellent technique to convey information and express one’s thoughts on a subject matter towards an audience. David Gruber, a marine biologist, performed an informative, yet engrossing TED talk, on October 2015, concerning the fascinating sea creatures that inhabit the world’s unfathomable sea. His utilization of an implicit thesis and strong supporting arguments, multiple literary devices and methods of developments, and his overall purpose and effectiveness of the oral…

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    Captivity of Marine Mammals: The Negative Effects Of Keeping them From their Natural Home When visiting marine mammal parks, feelings of excitement and enjoyment flood minds everywhere. Even though excitement and awe is filling visitors minds, many do not know that the money they are disbursing is being used to help fund a worldwide issue with how the animals are being impacted at these facilities. Marine mammal parks have negative impacts upon the very animals that they propose to help, and…

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    West Indian Manatee Essay

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    The Historical Predation of the West Indian Manatee The West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus), also known as the sea cow; was listed as an endangered species by U.S Fish and Wildlife Services in 1972. However, since then it has been downgraded from an endangered species to a threatened species (Heavy Poaching in Prime Habitat: The Conservation Status of the West Indian Manatee). The main reasons behind their decline; are pollution in the water, powerboats, and slow reproduction. As a result,…

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    Persuasive Essay On Zoos

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    Going to the zoo was always fun as a child, and going there with a school field trip, or going with one's family, one would always have a great time. Over 180 million people visit zoos each year, and 500 million of them are students. Zoos are great for the people visiting them, and the zoo animals themselves. I am all for zoos, they can provide safe homes for animals, or a fun and easy way to see animals that you couldn’t normally see. Going to a zoo is one of the best things a child can do,…

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    dangerous fishing practices—bycatch, explosive fishing, etc. Moreover, many other activities, such as offshore drilling, oil spill, or releasing toxic wastes into rivers and oceans, also adversely affect the health of the natural aquarium, therefore harming many marine species. Typically, one example is the case of the Irrawaddy Dolphin, whose safety is not only shaken by bycatch but also the construction of dam. When hearing about the word “dolphin,” many people will think that they live in…

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    am. Even though I had struggle all through school, I was surprisingly good at being a Marine. Once I finished my first year in the military my parents grew to be pretty comfortable with the idea of me being in the corps. I think it is because they saw that I was finally growing up. In the Marine Corps they do not care about excuses and they definitely do not want to hear excises coming out of your mouth. The Marine Corps taught me how to stay focused and take responsibility for my actions. They…

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    Examples Of Courage

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    overwatch for marines in Fallujah, the marine team he was protecting became trapped in an alley as guerillas fired at them. Chris ran down the alley directly into enemy gunfire. He was able to provide enough cover fire for the marines to escape; as he prepared to escape, he noticed a marine with gunshots to his legs. Instead of securing his own life, he ran to the marine, picking him up and running to safety, despite the enemies firing at him directly. While running with the marine on his back,…

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