They quickly took him in, bathed, clothed and fed Odysseus before asking him who he was and what he was doing. King Alcinous held up Xenia or the Law of Hospitality by treating Odysseus kindly before asking him anything. On the contrary, Poseidon’s
After reading “Mermaid Fever,” the statement that I think this essay makes about societal attitudes is that people will react and behave very strangely to anything that is out of the ordinary. The narrator bases his essay on a public beach, located in a small town in Connecticut, and out of the blue, this teenage girl’s body was washed up under the tide line one summer night. After extensive scientific tests and examinations on the body, the news finally broke out that the girl was a mermaid. The girl was soon transferred to a local museum in town where she would be put on a glass display that will be open to the public. This news brought the whole city together, and people waited in line for hours just to observe this fond discovery.
The duck is often shown as being resourceful because of its ability to walk, swim and fly. Using what she believed was her father’s motive for throwing her into the water, she crafts the story of having to weave a shroud for Odysseus’ father Laertes. Another trait of the duck is that it has a great sense of family. Despite Odysseus’ beliefs, she did not run off with a suitor and leave her son and husband. She stayed and waited for Odysseus, remaining loyal to who she was already in love with instead of forming new bonds.
Picture this, a Hermit Crab and Sea Anemone, they help each other, the Hermit Crab uses pinchers to tap the Sea Anemones. The Sea Anemones attaches to the Hermit Crab 's shell, the crab gives the Sea Anemone a ride along the bottom of the ocean. In return for the free ride the Sea Anemone protects the Hermit Crab from Octopuses and other predators. The Hermit Crab gives protection from starfish and other attackers. As I have explained the relationship of the Hermit Crab and Sea Anemone, they
Crystal was on the boat across the beautiful sea with her best friend Yetta. Then they heard a boom at the bottom of the boat. They were suddenly sinking and were freaking out, they didn 't know what to do. So they start swimming to the nearest island. It kept getting larger as closer they got to it.
There were many instances where the killer whale has been misunderstood based on the weighed out factors of said instances. Stated by an article titled “Killer Whales: A Reputation Deserved?”, in Victoria, Canada 1991 at Sealand, a woman fell into the killer whale pool and was repeatedly tossed around until she drowned. When the killer whales tossed her around it was not their intention to kill her they were only playing. In Orlando, Florida yet another event occurred producing the same results, although the common fact remains killer whales were in captivity when these human being were killed. The whales most likely thought these women were fish not people.
A Seaworld, Lindy Donahue, explains that the behaviors Seaworld’s orcas form are of their natural ability. “Natural killer whale behaviors here at Seaworld… you could also see a whale doing that behavior in the wild in order communicate, when you see our whales sliding up and out of the water into the slide out, that’s the same behavior that they do when they’re hunting when they slide out on a beach,” (Donahue). The behaviors seen at Seaworld are primitive so there is absolutely no reason the behaviors could not just as well be studied in the natural habitat of the orcas. The way the orcas slide into the slide out is a hunting technique in the wild, which is dangerous and should be studied where the whales are at a further
One of the main arguments that oppose to homosexuality is the fact that it goes against biology itself, for the two genders emerge in order to increase the species’ chance of survival by increasing the biotic potential. The biotic potential the ability of a population of living species to increase under ideal environmental conditions. An organism’s rate of reproduction and the size of each litter are the primary determining factors for biotic potential. (Corwin, 2015) But does it never occur in nature?
Sea anemones are very relatives of orals. They provide refuge for fishes and their eggs. They are known for their symbolic relation with anemone fishes and clown fishes. Anemone fishes, in return, protect the anemone from predators and they also may also remove
Leopard seals have been filmed eating fur seal pups. Around the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, the Antarctic fur seal (Arctocephalus gazella) is the main prey. Other prey include penguins and fish. Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), southern elephant seal (Mirounga leonina) pups and seabirds other than penguins have also been found in leopard seal scats in small quantities.
Hannah Ton Mrs. Braun Honors American Literature 1 November 2015 SeaWorld Orca Breeding Should Not Be Continued When Dr. Heather Rally, a veterinarian who specializes with marine mammals, visited SeaWorld, she witnessed an orca with a severely collapsed fin and asked an “educational” guide why its fin was bent. The guide replied that it was a genetic trait just like curly or straight hair. However, Rally knows the truth, scientific evidence suggests that the high rate of dorsal fin collapse in captive orcas is due to conditions of captivity. These include spending an abnormally long time at the surface in direct sunlight and continuously swimming in tight circles.
According to Voice of San Diego, a journalism website for San Diego citizens, 4.4 million people visited SeaWorld San Diego in 2012, and the park has 10 orcas. There are 2,500 to 4,500 staff members at the park. The visitors have their favorite park, but do they truly know what SeaWorld is like? Do they know how the whales they see and the trainers they meet are treated by SeaWorld? Visitors to SeaWorld should be able to know the truth to the park, which is why reading the book Beneath the Surface, written by John Hargrove, is the best decision to make.
Lionfish were most likely introduced through the pet trade like the python. Although there is another theory that they were introduced by floating lionfish nest, it is rather unlikely considering that the nearest native range for them is the South pacific and the Indian Ocean around Australia and India. Lionfish were first reported off of Florida 's Atlantic Coast near Dania Beach in 1985. The lionfish 's habitat ranges greatly from 1 foot of water to 300 feet. It usually thrives in reefs but it is also easily found in hard bottom areas, mangroves, seagrass flats, and shipwrecks.