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  • Why White Killer Whales

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    Scientists are now worried after a group of killer whales appeared in a group in the Northern part of the Pacific Ocean. This whale belongs to the dolphin family, and is considered the largest in that family. The whale is also known as orca and has teeth. Most of them feed on diverse diet, but individual whales have their own prey. There are those who feed on fish, while others hunt for dolphins and seals. They are known as apex predators because no animal can dare to prey on them. They are cosmopolitan

  • Information on the Distinctive White Beluga Whale

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    BELUGA WHALE 1) In 2009, a captive beluga whale rescued a diver during a free-diving competition. 2. Belugas are gregarious and live in social groups of 2-25 individuals (the average group size is ten). 3. Belugas are unique among cetaceans in that the vertebrae in their necks are not fused together. This gives their heads added manueverability. 2) The beluga whale, or Delphinapterus leucas, is the only member of its genus. It shares the Monodont family with one other species, Monodon monoceros

  • Analysis Of John Hawthorne 's ' White Whale '

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    extensive in degree and significance — regularly an ethical, religious, or philosophical idea or quality. Images can go from the clearest substitution of one thing for another, to manifestations as monstrous, complex, and puzzling as Melville 's white whale in Moby Dick. A moral story in writing is a story where characters, articles, and occasions have a shrouded importance and are utilized to present some widespread lesson. Hawthorne has an immaculate climate for the images in The Scarlet Letter

  • The Destruction Of Ahab's Struggle In Moby Dick

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    Dick- a legendary white whale. The captain’s mission to complete this seemingly impossible task drives him to become insane; and his hatred toward Moby Dick pushes him onward. Herman Melville, the original writer of this story, expresses Ahab’s madness in the quote, "Aye, aye! And I’ll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition’s flames before I give him up. And this is what ye have shipped for, men! To chase that white whale on both sides of

  • Common Bottlenose Dolphin

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    order Cetacean is further divided in two types known as the Odontoceti, or toothed whales, and the Mysticeti, or baleen whales” (Cadelinia 5). The bottlenose dolphin falls into many categories. According to San Francisco State University of Department of Geography “the bottlenose dolphin falls into the oceanic family, which is comprised of thirty-four species. It has been concluded that dolphins, porpoises, and whales evolved from Mesonychilds, a group of land-loving carnivores. They have been estimated

  • Moby Dick Vs Scarlet Letter Essay

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    find Moby Dick, the big white whale, for revenge after he consumes his leg. Likewise Roger Chillingworth and Captain Ahab are both evil characters with many similarities. As said before, evil takes over Chillingworth causing him to not think thoroughly. For example, when he decides to get revenge on Dimmesdale. But the only reason Chillingworth decides to do it himself is because Dimmesdale never faced

  • A Brief Note On The Scottish Coastal Waters

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    Cetaceans in Scottish waters Abstract Scottish coastal waters accommodate several populations of cetacean species. However, the interference of human activities on the marine habitat has been increasing gradually and thus, impacted the marine creatures negatively. This paper introduces different cetaceans that can be found in seas surrounding Scotland, threats that can affect them and how humans can tackle the problems through conservation and management. Some suggestions may not be successfully

  • Persuasive Essay On Animal Cruelty

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    another ticket (Schelling). Because orcas are snatched from their families and compelled to live in habitats and social situations that bear scant resemblance to their natural environment and order, they become stressed and aggressive. In the wild, whales swim up to a hundred miles a day, but at SeaWorld that would be completely unattainable because they are

  • Research Paper On Captive Animals In Captivity

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    Jess Ramsey English 3 16 May 2017 Captive Creatures-Yay or Nay? The issue on whether or not to keep animals in captivity has been debated heavily for a long time. With species such as the panda on the verge of extinction to mistreatment of marine mammals in theme parks such as Sea World, keeping wild animals under the care of humans has been a struggle and a highly controversial topic. Even though many people believe that animals should not be kept in captivity because humans are incapable of fully

  • Dolphins Essay

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    Marine mammals: Marine mammals are basically aquatic mammals that live in oceans.Some examples of them are seals,whales,manatees,sea otters and polar bears.All mammals are warm blooded,have hair or fur,breathe air through their lungs,and nurse their young with milk produced by mammals.They store extra oxygen in their muscles and blood.They even have more blood than land mammals in proportion of their body size. Marine mammals also can slow down their heartbeat by directing their blood to their

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