The best scenes in the movie take place on the boat. These are the scenes that makes Jaws great. The last quarter of the movie are three main characters trying their best to stay alive and to kill the shark before it kills anymore people. As a matter of fact, this film was selected by the national film registry as culturally significant motion picture. The editing used in the last quarter of this film is amazing the shark disappears and reappears like a game of cat and
When crew members on lookout would spot a whale, a signal was yelled out and the ship lurched towards the area in sight. Smaller crew ships consisting of a harpooner and a shipmate would be lowered and the men would row their way to the whale. When a harpooner’s weapon hit its target, prongs within the point of the harpoon would open up and latch themselves inside the whale. Terrified, the creature would swim as hard as it could, losing blood at an alarming rate. On many occasions, as the whale slowed from exhaustion, the whalers would cut the muscles in the back of its neck to exhaust it further and prevent it from being able to lift its head up.
But it made to think more about the fate of these animals. Stewart demonstrated sharks are not mindless killing machines; they act like most big predators, who met with humans in their native environment. And these creatures suffer from humans’ actions more than people suffer from their attacks. Sharks were presented as timid, smart creatures that did not have deliberate plans to attack people. Annual tolls because of sharks are much less than deaths resulted in meetings with crocodiles, tigers or elephants.
The largemouth bass have the ability to hide from their prey and provide protection against their predators through the process of abundant vegetation. Their surroundings is usually made up of clears waters so that they can use their vision to identify their prey. The range size in most environments is usually no greater than three meters. (Hannon, 1996; Iguchi and Matsuura, 2004) The largemouth bass is dioeciously, meaning they have separate sexes in reproduction, male and female.
Both the humpback whales and the blue whales are extremely vocal mammals, their beautiful and mysterious songs travel great distances across the ocean; the blue whale, both the Humpback and Blue whales are apart of the class of baleen whale; while, the humpback whale population isn’t having trouble maintaining its numbers, the blue whales, whom, had previously been plagued by poachers, causing them long-term damage to their population. Both the Humpback Whales and the Blue Whales produce truly unique songs and vocalizations, that create sound waves for miles around. There are theories that the vocalizations are a form of inter-species communication between the intelligent mammals. Only male Humpback Whales sing, and the song is usually heard during the winter mating season, bringing scientists to the assumption that it might be used as a mating call to attract females. Humpback whales may sing for over 24 hours, nonstop.
These are the scenes that makes Jaws great, three main characters trying their best to stay alive and to kill the shark before it kills any more people. This film was selected by the national film registry as culturally significant motion picture. The editing used during last quarter of this film is amazing the shark disappears and reappears like in game of cat and
Therefore this makes whale hunting unimaginable. To this day whale hunters still use the same methods as they did in 1946. These methods were inhumane and devastating. They use exploding harpoons to catch and haul the whales in and many high powered rifles to finish them off. Unfortunately this still does not capture the violence of a whale hunt.
And they swim in groups called pods. The whales are highly intelligent and use sounds to communicate with each other to find their way. But when people take and capture the whales to put them in captivity, they break apart the groups and, the whales get separated from their group or their family. The text also states, “More than 210 belugas, including 31 in the United States, live in aquariums and zoos around the world.
Sharks have been swimming the world’s oceans for more than 400 million years - 100 years before the first dinosaurs appeared (Griffin et al., 2008). Sharks fall under the kingdom Animalia, the phylum Chordate and the class chondrichthyes. There are more than 400 known shark species found in the ocean (Musick and Musick, 2011). In the ocean, sharks help maintain the health of ocean ecosystems and help regulate and maintain the balance of the marine environment (Griffin et al., 2008). These sharks have slow growth rates and reach sexual maturity at a relatively late age compared to other marine fish, which leaves their population vulnerable to any outside sources (Musick and Musick, 2011).
The process of catching a whale is lengthy and difficult. Men remain on lookouts a hundred feet above deck. When the whale is spotted, whale boats row out towards the creature. The crew has to advance quietly so as to not scare the whale away. After, harpoons are be plunged into the whales back.
The film Blackfish by Gabriela Cowperthwaite employs rhetorical strategies to convey the alarming misfortune that orca whales experience in captivity. The film follows the appalling story of the bull orca whale Tilikum and the three human fatalities he is responsible for. Ms. Cowperthwaite uses interviews with dismayed former trainers and whale experts as a vehicle to explore the gap between the conglomerate SeaWorld’s public image and its palpable reality. The wild orcas that researchers describe as highly socialized, gentle animals are juxtaposed with the creatures portrayed in footage from SeaWorld’s marine parks. The latter are abused, confined to dark cages, and live in small concrete pools that are nothing in comparison to the one
In the spring of 2014 the tenth grade class of Small-Town Rose Valley, Saskatchewan was presented with the opportunity to travel to Hamilton, Ontario - something few of us had ever had the chance of doing. Getting accepted into The Society for Educational Visits and Exchanges in Canada, SEVEC for short, meant that we would be participating in a student exchange program and jaunting to visit and experience the lives of people in Hamilton, and that people from Hamilton would get to do the same in Saskatchewan. Our first day in Hamilton was overwhelming regarding the size of the city, however it was a lot of fun. We travelled to see Niagara Falls, which is arguably one of the top tourist attractions in Canada. Dubbed “The Honeymoon Capital of the World”, I can see how a place like The Falls would be a popular place to visit for newlyweds considering the beauty and prosperity of the place.
Director, writer, and producer, Gabriella Cowperthwaite, in her documentary, Blackfish, describes the shameless hunting and treatment of killer whales. Cowperthwaite’s purpose is to persuade us into opening our eyes to the reality of what we are doing to killer whales by confining them in captivity. She invents an emotionally wrenching tone in order to transmit to the adult viewers that living in captivity may not be acceptable life for the whales. The film effectively showed that the whales should not be kept in captivity by giving the audience examples of their signs of aggression and displays of emotion. Cowperthwaite begins her documentary by showing how killer whales can become barbaric when held captive.