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  • Killer Whale Analysis

    The home of the majestic creature, the killer whale, takes place in the sea; that is where they belong. In 2010, a killer whale that belongs to SeaWorld killed a trainer at SeaWorld’s Shamu Stadium in Orlando, Florida as stated in SeaWorld Trainer Killed by Killer Whale; however there is an argument on whether the killer whale genuinely killed the trainer. The news reports claimed that the trainer named Dawn Brancheau died from the attack of the killer whale; thus this tragic event shocked the…

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  • Synthesis Essay On Blackfish

    different living environment compare to their natural habitat. This’s action especially badly affect the animal according to the article “8 reasons orcas don’t belong at SeaWorld” by SeaWorld of Hurt states "Orcas in the wild have an average life expectancy of 30 to 50 years …the average age of death orcas who have died at SeaWorld is 13 years old.” We can see that the problem arises from the captive living environment lead to premature deaths orcas. Furthermore, the article investigates the…

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  • Speech On Orcas In Captivity

    them. Last but not least, orcas in captivity aren't as healthy as orcas in the wild. I believe that killer whale shows should be banned. To begin, killer whales or orcas can be driven insane when kept in captivity. For example, in 2010 an Orca at Seaworld named Tilikum was driven crazy. The result was Tilikum drowning his trainer. Tilikum has also drowned two other trainers. In addition, orcas live in pods in the wild. Although in captivity,…

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  • Seaworld's Orca Problem

    SeaWorld feeds their orcas a gelatin mixture made of pig and cow bones, along with the occasional frozen fish. This along with the tiny tanks is seemingly why all orcas at SeaWorld have a collapsed dorsal fin. Trainers in danger Over one hundred trainers that have dealt with orcas in captivity have been injured and four known have been killed. SeaWorld is not only torturing these animals, but they are putting their workers…

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  • Cause And Effect Of Persuasive Essay On Zoos

    “Elexis, your birthday is in February, there is no way we can have your party at the zoo.” This line would be repeated throughout my household from the beginning of January until February 20th, ten days after my birthday had already passed. The zoo is a thrilling place for a kid; fantastic animals all around them running and playing, lions roaring and polar bears swimming in the little pools in their enclosures. These are common memories children have when looking back on their trips to the zoo,…

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  • Analysis: The Plight Of Captive Killer Whales

    The Plight of Captive Killer Whales Between 1966 and 1970, more than 200 orcas were captured from Puget Sound, Washington to fill marine parks like SeaWorld (“Historical”). Ted Griffin and Don Goldsberry invented a technique to catch them. Boats herded the animals into a bay where the men deployed a net to catch them (Blackfish; “Historical”). As the men were closing the nets, they used explosives to herd escaping killer whales back into the nets (Kirby 153). Ralph Munro, an assistant to Dan…

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  • Killer Whales In The Film Blackfish

    negatives of keeping killer whales in captivity. It drives home the fact that industries who keep these large creatures captive, should be boycotted by the public. Blackfish uses literary devices to evoke the audience’s emotions to persuade them that the SeaWorld industry is cruel and that killer whales do not belong in captivity, but also explains it in a biased point of view. When one first looks at the documentary, visually, it is both thought and emotionally resonating. The cover of the…

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  • Captive Killer Whales Research Paper

    2017 Captive Killer Whales There are currently a total of sixty-two orcas held in captivity as of May 2017. Thirty-four of these whales were born in captivity and twenty-eight of them were captured from the wild (Robles). The popular marine park, SeaWorld, is home to the majority of these captive Killer Whales. Even though the park has announced that its days of breeding the Orcas is over, the whales are still mentally and physically abused as a result of ---. In 2013, a now popular…

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  • Pathos In Blackfish Documentary

    documentary is filled with experiences from former trainers that have worked with the aggressive whales in the past and several experts that have worked with orcas all of their lives. This documentary is showing that the killer whale’s aggression in SeaWorld is provoked from captivity, which goes to show we should not bring wild animals outside of their normal habitat for entertainment. The type of techniques Blackfish uses within the rhetorical appeal ethos is showing several different former…

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  • Killer Whales Life Essay

    CATCHY TITLE Imagine yourself swimming along in the ocean without a care. Your mom, dad, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles all are swimming along beside you. You can taste the salt water hitting your taste buds, and you can feel the warm summer sun penetrate through the water and hit your thick, strong skin. You swim miles and miles all day long with your family, catching fish and talking non stop, and you couldn’t be happier. Then, your whole world is turned upside down. It’s almost as if…

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