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    Killer Now Research Paper

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    Who is the Killer Now? Make sure you bring an extra set of clothes if you are going to sit in the splash zone. This area is located in the first rows of the aquatic stadium located in many marine parks. I remember growing up thinking marine animal shows were the most entertaining event at the park. Killer whales and dolphins jumped above the water and performed many difficult tricks their trainers commanded. Like many people, I have shared many great experiences with family and friends at…

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    Wireless Advocate

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    I currently am an active member of the Cricket Wireless Advocates, which has been the chosen occupation for the last 7 years. The culture centered around this particular job is very competitive in nature and one has to be ready for different challenges each day. We have set quotas, goals, and structures that are mandatory in order to succeed along with staying on track. In comparison to the Cricket Wireless Advocates are the Office Clerks. Describing their job description would be to include how…

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    Whales Research Paper

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    Whales are very interesting creatures, and there is quite a bit that a person can learn about them. Most people do not know much about whales such as what characteristics they possess, what habitat they live in, what their special adaptations include, and especially that they are dying off at very rapid rates which needs to be prevented. Knowing these facts about whales can help their populations increase. Whales have very unique characteristics which give them a look that’s all their own. A…

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    Orca Captivity

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    As of December 2012, 138 reported cases of captive orca attacks upon trainers and visiting pedestrians at SeaWorld and other marine mammal parks have been recorded, three of which resulted in death. The number of reported cases of orca attacks upon humans in the wild is zero (Orca Home). PETA, SeaWorld of Hurt, the Orca Project, and various other organizations contend that SeaWorld 's detainment of orcas for the purposes of entertainment is abusive and violates multiple animal rights. The Orca…

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    The documentary, Blackfish (2013), directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite is about the negative outcomes that come out of maintaining orcas in captivity. This documentary utilizes numerous types of rhetorical strategies to persuade its audience to agree with the claims stated throughout the film. One of the main rhetorical strategies utilized by the filmmaker were ethos,pathos,and logos, also known Aristotelian appeals. The filmmaker demonstrates multiple examples of logos throughout the…

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    Seal Hunting Case Study

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    3) Seal hunting has become generally frowned upon in recent decades, as recounted in the case study on “Seal Hunting and the Fate of the Inuit.” Animal rights activists have been able to successfully cause the “collapse” of the sealskin market by drawing public attention to the sometimes brutal ways in which seals, especially baby seals, are slaughtered and harvested for their skins. For a great many people, the successful destruction of the seal industry was a tremendous victory for animal…

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    Although it might seem as if there are no possible forms of animal captivity that provide the animals with proper care while simultaneously providing humans with a fruitful educational experience, there are sanctuaries that offer this type of encounter. Sanctuaries are superior to zoos and aquariums because their primary concern is to give the animals the proper care they require, even if that leads to limited human interaction. Rachel Shea, a reporter for National Geographic, describes…

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    Tilikum Tragedy

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    In 1990, a twenty-two and a half foot long orca whale named Tilikum was the largest in captivity. He started out in Canada, in an aquarium called Sealand. Due to his size, all of the trainers and handlers couldn't swim with him in the pool, because there was a risk of being accidentally crushed or overpowered. He was placed in a tank with two other killer whales, for about a year before tragedy struck. According to "The Story Behind Tilikum the Killer Whale" by Martin Evens, in 1991 Tilikum and…

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    The Cove Analysis

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    The Cove is a documentary which talks about slaughtering of dolphin in Taiji, Japan. Personally, after I discovered that there were indeed so many massacre of dolphin in a small cove, and recognising how cruel the killing was, I felt so upset as I did not notice such catastrophe before. There are several reasons for hunting practices mentioned in the movie. For example, the geographical location is perfect for the hunting as there are many coves in Taji, which are surrounded by highlands on…

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    Abstract Anhinga anhinga is a medium sized bird which most do not know about. The purpose of the paper is to give readers an in depth idea of this bird. Most readers living in the southern parts of the United States have seen one in the wild but did not have a clue about this mischievous animal. The bird can go from sun bathing in order to dry off its feathers to diving in order to get some food in seconds. Additionally the bird can stay under the water for minutes without coming up for a…

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