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  • The Importance Of Orcas In Captivity

    These animals are too big to try and keep in captivity. It takes a lot of money, time, and work to care for the captive orcas. “SeaWorld points out that it hasn’t removed a killer whale from the oceans in more than 35 years” (Raja 2). Even if SeaWorld has not actually caught and removed an orca from the ocean, it is still wrong what they are doing. The pools at SeaWorld are not big enough to breed the orcas safely. After the mother orca gives birth to her young, it is hard on both animals.…

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  • The Jubo: The Greatest Show On Earth

    The atmosphere at SeaWorld is always so happy and uplifting it was hard to believe such cruel things were going on under the surface.” She was then asked if she would return to SeaWorld after seeing the documentary and she said, “I am having trouble because this place was a part of my childhood and I have such great memories there so it is hard to let…

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  • Orcas Should Not Be Allowed In Captivity Rhetorical Analysis

    orcas should not be used for human entertainment. Orcas that are used for human entertainment have been known to injure their trainers and the job as well. “, and my arm would pop out of its socket.” (Pirtle 3). This is what Jane J. Lee, a former SeaWorld trainer, told Bridgette Pirtle while in an interview for…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Animal Captivity

    In order for people to reduce the chance of a incident to happen and lower the risk of aggression is to pass laws that will regulate the capture and captivity of marine mammals. Some countries around the world are considering to ban the capture of aquatic animals because it’s recognized as a cruel practice from humans to confine and restrict freedom to very smart, and wise creatures. For instance, a congressman from Southern California named Adam Schiff announced on November 6th of 2015 that he…

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  • The Importance Of Keeping Orca Whales In Captivity

    because they are confined in small areas, separated from their families, and they can become aggressive in captivity. ( sorce People believe that keeping the whales in captivity can be more beneficial than keeping them in the wild. For example, Seaworld claims to help rescue Orca whales in need of care. They claim to assist whales that are in need of rehabilitation in hopes of returning to the ocean. Also keeping Orcas captive gives…

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  • Orca Encounters

    “Orca Encounters”, sparked my interest and led me to question just how humane our social and cultural traditions have become. Once killed by fishermen and believed to be a dangerous creature, the orca has grown to become the most viewed performer at SeaWorld shows. Being the largest predator held in captivity, researchers have proven that these powerful creatures are ill-served by public exhibition. Factly, orcas do no adjust to nor belong in captivity. A study on survivorship rates of several…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Lost And-Found Kid

    I always thought being in an amusement park all by myself would be fun. Especially the really big ones like Disneyland, Legoland, and Seaworld. I liked the idea of being independent, and get to choose my own rides. But not long after, I realized that I was so wrong. It was a partly cloudy day during the spring break of fourth grade and we were at Seaworld, San Diego, California. My really big family, consisting of my mom, dad, brother, aunt, uncle, grandma, grandpa, and last but not least…

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  • Blackfish Persuasive Speech

    An article counteracting the renowned film, Blackfish, a documentary about the inhumane treatment and situation of orcas in captivity, was released by Seaworld Cares. Seaworld Cares is a foundation for animals supported by Seaworld. The article was the company’s retort against the film’s “ultimately false and misleading points”. The main purpose of the article is to persuade the reader, while providing some information to support their points. They wish to urge the reader to believe that not…

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  • The Tragedy Of Seaworld's Killer Whales

    made the whole SeaWorld family emotional and stated “we’ve just lost a member of our family.” No one knows the real story. Most people would say that the killer whale acted this way due to captivity. Whales are highly intelligent creatures that need to live in an environment to swim freely and to not be restricted in a tank. While they are in captivity, they have…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Whales In Captivity

    the wild and making the orca their entertainment slave so they can gain a profit. What they are doing is inhumane and also not healthy for these orcas. Seaworld and other parks want to entertain people and make money, so they take orcas from the wild and breed them. These orcas are placed in small tanks causing them to have stress and anger. Seaworld plans to make two bigger tanks and ban breeding, but more action needs to be taken for these innocent orcas that…

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