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    When I grow up, I want to be a marine mammal trainer. This has always been my dream job because I love marine animals more than any other kind of animals. I want to be able to build relationships with them, take care of them, and play with them on a daily basis. I chose this career because I’ll be getting to do what I love every day for a living. This is a very fun and hands-on job. All day you are working with the animals or performing/speaking to the public. Another thing that made me choose this career is that you are in the water for most of your job. Ever since I first learned to swim when I was little, I’ve loved it so much. Every summer, all I want to do is be in the water, no matter where I’m at. Marine mammal training may be a very fun job, but it also has several duties that you have to finish every day. You have to be able to take care of the animals properly and meet their needs. You have to feed them and make sure they have enough. You have to give them checkups and take notes on any differences in their weight, behavior, or any health issues. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, then you must study the animals. You have to find out what is wrong with them or what is causing their different behavior and then you must try to fix it or find a cure. Play time is also very important too. These animals love to play and get…

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    Marine Mammals Need Distance? Does mankind have a positive effect on marine mammals as a whole? As usual, the direct answer is non. Specifically, mankind continues to have a negative effect on marine mammals such as sea otters, and whales. Mankind's negative effect on marine mammals traces back to the time mankind learns to efficiently kill whales in the 1800's since mankind learns to effectively hunt whales; additionally, in the 1900's mankind begins to hunt sea otters in California.…

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    Part 1: Study finds many marine mammals dying in captivity (May 16, 2014) By: Angel Valentin Social issue: Marine mammals dying in captivity Summary: Key points In this article (Part 1: Study finds many marine mammals dying in captivity) talks about the social issue of keeping a wild marine mammal captive and what it can potentially do to them. This article has many facts and information that people should take notice of and to gain knowledge from. -Florida has an industry that has about 13…

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    Why Do Polar Bears Face?

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    The young little polar bear followed his mother towards the cool Ocean, delighting as he stepped into it. It was the first time that he had ever touched water. He splashed around, his instincts telling him exactly what to do, how to swim. This is the beginning of a polar bear's life, after a few weeks of nursing and nourishment. The mother will teach him how to get his meals (mostly seals), and all the other things necessary for survival. In this paper,several questions about the polar bear will…

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    giant mammals that usually live in a vast ocean, but at SeaWorld they live in tanks and must perform for an audience everyday. SeaWorld claims that they use their orcas for important research and that their orcas inspire others to protect nature, but that is not the case. Is it humane for these magnificent mammals to be forced to work in awful conditions? SeaWorld should release their orcas from captivity into the wild and stop breeding orcas…

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    Is it finally time to stop keeping orca whales in captivity? An orca whale is expected to live 30-50 years but in captivity the 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…

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    If you ask me if I only have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to go aboard, where I will choose to go? I will answer without any hesitation, "the Antarctic." Compare to others places, going to the Antarctic is a feeling of adventure or expedition because it is widely described as the last true wilderness on earth. The Antarctica is the highest, driest, coldest but also the remotest, quietest, purest land on the planet so that I want to feel how cold and pure it is. And the most attracts me is that no…

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    Whales and Dolphins in Danger In 2007, a film called “The Cove” was released revealing the savage hunt of dolphins in Taiji, Japan. In 2013, “Blackfish” was released, revealing the monstrosities of keeping killer whales captive at SeaWorld. Both films received award nominations and massive media attention for their call to action and revelation of the endangerments of marine mammals. However, there are so many more dangers to whales and dolphins than just dolphin slaughter, or circus shows at…

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    Seaworld's Orca Problem

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    SeaWorld’s Orca Problem Every year, millions of people are drawn to marine parks to see captive animals, including everyone’s favorite, the killer whales, perform in shows for their entertainment. Not many people think about what goes on behind these said shows. What we don't think about is the torture, maltreatment and even forced insemination that goes on in these “wonderful” places. Captured from the wild In the open ocean, orcas are smart, cooperative creatures. They work together to find…

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    Seaworld Essay

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    SeaWorld is a family oriented, recreational theme park where individuals can pay around 80 dollars for one day admission to experience live orca shows, ride roller coasters, and visit animals in the aquarium exhibits. SeaWorld is an entertaining vacation option; especially for families. Although, many people who have visited SeaWorld do not know the behind the scenes care of the orcas in captivity. SeaWorld mistreats orcas, which in turn creates stress, and a shorter, unhealthy, and unhappy life…

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