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    The common bottlenose dolphin is one of the most well-known marine mammals worldwide. Kids love them, parents are intrigued by their intelligence, and people of all ages can agree that the bottlenose dolphin is one of the most likable mammals. The common bottlenose, or Tursiops truncates, have a lot more to them than just their ability to win people over with their tricks. These mammals are one of the most intelligent aquatic animals, and because of this they have been taught tricks and to perform. This has worked against the sea creature, however. Their role in the entertainment industry has benefited human kind, yet most people haven’t realized the damage they are doing to the species. I hope to inform one of the beauty and grace of the common bottlenose, and hopefully more action will be taken to protect such a species. The common bottlenose is most commonly found in warm waters, and the range can extend from latitudes 45°N and 45°S. This mammal is found off the coasts of whatever continent in the previously mentioned range, however they do tend to migrate into bays, river mouths, and estuaries. The diet of a bottlenose is quite simple and mostly…

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    Bottlenose Dolphins: Wild vs. Captivity Imagine that all your life you were free to run to any place that you wanted, and nothing could stop you. But wait, there was one thing. Stop! There is a person taking you by the arm and dragging you back home against your will. From that day on, you were locked in your house, never to be let out again. This is what is happening to Bottlenose dolphins, who are being taken out of the wild and brought into captivity around the world. Many people say this…

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    The two novels, The Music of Dolphins and Out of the Dust, both written by Karen Hesse, demonstration how two young girls – who are going through traumatic times in their lives – use music to express their thoughts and feelings. Mila, from The Music of Dolphins, is torn away from the only family she remembers, her dolphin family, and sent to human civilization to learn proper customs; the drastic difference between her wild life and civilized life is difficult to deal with, however, singing and…

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    Orca Dolphins Essay

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    290 times faster than skin on your arm (Throp)? You can learn about many more things by studying orca whales. These are only a few things about orcas that have been studied; the appearance of orcas, how they hunt, and their relationship with dolphins. Orcas detect things using clicking noises that they send out through their melon, and those sound waves bounce off objects and come back to the sender (Claybourne). There is the fact that orcas are one of the fastest whales in the sea, speeding up…

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    Joyas Voladoras Theme

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    Inspired by his struggles and the life of his son, author Brian Doyle wrote the short story “Joyas Voladoras” to share a message about emotions and the pain of love. He uses metaphors involving comparing the hearts of humans to other living organisms in order to communicate with the reader that all living things feel emotions. In “Joyas Voladoras,” Brian Doyle portrays the idea that every living thing has a heart, and no matter the size, they all have the ability to feel the pain of love. …

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    Building new subdivisions and putting up houses for people is great, but it is destroying the homes of others. The Wood Turtle is becoming endangered because of habitats change. Also I’m going to tell you more about their habitats and facts about their diet and their behavior. The wood turtle range extends from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick south to Rockingham County, Virginia (Buhrmann and Mitchell 1989), and west to southern Quebec, and more. The Wood Turtle always found in close association…

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    the subject of dolphins is people. This symbol is very important because everything that happens to a captive dolphin was from people. People wanted entertainment from these marine mammals, which is why in Taiji, Japan they capture these dolphins to ship them to different parts of the world. Sea World is a major industry that is growing from the demands and interest people wanted to see from dolphins. But people doesn’t know that they are stressing the dolphin from stripping them away from their…

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    George Dawson-Daily January 3, 2017 Block 1B Phalacrocorax auritus double crested cormorant Comparative Description- The Phalacrocorax auritus are outsized aquatic birds with small heads and a large kinked neck. They can grow up to 35 inches in length, and a wingspan that is between 45 to 48 inches. These birds can weigh as little as 2.6 pounds, and as much as 5.5 pounds. The male and female adults are almost the same with their characteristics, as they show no sexual dimorphism (when they male…

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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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    Essay On Stingrays

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    Have you ever heard of a stingray? Even if you have, did you know that they can weigh more than a piano? Or, that they can’t even see their prey when they hunt? Stingrays truly are full of surprises! One amazing fact about stingrays is that they spend a majority of their time serene and not very active. Most of their little movements are reactions to the waves. In addition, stingrays are often eaten by large sharks, crocodiles, orca whales, and birds as they fly along the surface of the…

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