Killer whales

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  • Seaworld : The Killer Whales

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    FACT FINDING AT SEAWORLD 3 The Killer Whales 13 OCT 2015: At SeaWorld, travel agent winners Sandy Mclary, Gary Hill and Kailey Lockhart, accompanied by SeaWorld’s Randy Anger and I, headed over to the Shamu Stadium for perhaps the most anticipated segment of our fact-finding visit ‘Behind the Scenes at SeaWorld.’ First we watched the show. ‘One Ocean’ is a spectacular combination of energy, rhythm, music, colour and exhilarating fun. If you don’t mind getting drenched sit in the Soak Zone – we chose

  • Killer Whales : The Killer Whale Essay

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    The largest member of the dolphin family is the killer whale, the killer whale is often referred to as an orca. Killer whales are important to biology because they are essential to the oceanic ecosystem. They keep the food chain intake balanced by regulating certain marine mammals, and that helps other animals to not become overpopulated. Killer whales are also important because they help the economy due to whale watching. Killer whales help science by helping scientist understand echolocation which

  • Killer Whales

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    Killer Whales: Abused & Mistreated While many people have experienced the majestic showcasing of trained orcas in public displays at recreational parks such as SeaWorld, few have heard of the tragic events that these killer whales go through while in captivity. It is ironic that such family oriented companies like SeaWorld, who pride themselves in giving families experiences that they will never forget, can just tear families of killer whales apart and abuse them while training them. And although

  • Southern Resident Killer Whale

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    The panda of the sea is in danger. The local Southern Resident Killer Whale J,K, and L pods population is disintegrating quickly. This is due to habitat destruction, reproductive issues, and a limited food supply. All of these factors are causing the Southern Resident Killer Whale population in the Pacific Northwest to decrease drastically and now they are a species that is listed under the Endangered Species Act. According to whale researcher Ken Balcomb, “The SRKW population was declared Endangered

  • The Killer Whale By Orcinus Orca

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    The killer whale, Orcinus orca, is one of the most widely distributed marine mammals in the world, most commonly found in colder waters, such as the North Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, as well as the Antarctic. While killer whales are most abundant in colder waters, they can be found all throughout ocean, including in tropical, subtropical, and offshore waters (NOAA Fisheries, 2015). Due to the black and white coloration of its body, the killer whale is one of the most easily identifiable species

  • The Killer Whale Essay

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    For years the killer whale, also known as Orcinus orca, has been drawing the attention of the public through the entertainment industry. These marine mammals have been bringing in billions of dollars to amusement parks such as Sea World, but at what cost? An idea that these killer whales can live happily and content while in captivity may be going through the minds of the public, but this cannot be further away from the truth. To have such complex creatures in captivity is not morally correct and

  • A Study On The Killer Whales

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    Killer whales were first captured and separated from their family group (pods) to be put display for the public 1964. After years of research in their natural habitat and at marine parks throughout the world, it has become obvious that they belong in the ocean and not kept in captivity (Rose). The stress that killer whales feel at being kept in tanks for the general public’s amusement changes their natural behavior and makes them a danger to anyone who has direct contact with them. I feel that

  • Beautiful Killer Whales

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    are wet seats and floor. The gigantic killer whale is causing all of this trouble. At Six Flags, we are seated on the wet chairs waiting for the show to begin. This is a family vacation, the weather is suppose to be warm, instead it is a hot sunny day, but at least we are near the water which makes things better. Whoosh! Whoosh! Gleaming water moves as the killer whale approach. Finally, show has begun, the killer whale swims around the vast clear tank. The killer whale’s trainer is holding the basket

  • Killer Whales In Captivity

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    At least 164 Orcas, Killer whales, have died in captivity all of them being premature deaths. Orcas should not have to suffer in captivity and should be left alone and stay in the wild. All Orcas in captivity will die at half there age. They must live in tiny tanks equaling to us living in a bathtub. They are captured from the wild when they are young and are taken from their family and then forced to interact with other whales from different whale pods which also speak a different language then

  • Killer Whales In Zoos

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    convoluted whatsoever. It associates with the king or regal of all “black fish” known as the killer whale. The killer whale is undergoing a phase of being isolated from today’s prominent zoos such as SeaWorld, but that’s not the only dilemma that has ensued. Excuding killer whales in zoos ,doing to their behavior, has prompted other zoos to supervene this situation and are considering abstracting not just killer whales, but any animal that appears to create only insufficient danger to the tourist at their