Whale Essays

  • Whale And The Whale Film Analysis

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    Analysis of the movie THE SQUID AND THE WHALE - Padmini Roy MA2014APCLP007 The Squid and the Whale is a 2005 American arthouse comedy-drama film written and directed by Noah Baumbach and produced by Wes Anderson. It is pictured on the famous “sperm whale and giant squid”, in the American museum of natural history. The plot of this movie is based on the chemistry between the sperm whale and the giant squid. Before going to the chemistry of the whale and the squid, lets first see what has happened

  • The Baby Whale And The Whale Analysis

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    The Baby Whale and the surfer To Pier, Gabriel and Lorenza Image 1 (USE AS BACKGROUND FOR BOTH ADJACENT PAGES) page 1 and 2 Far, far away there is a tiny islands named Curaçao. Its blu color is a distinctive feature of Playa Kanoa bay. During the cold winters, dolphins, whales and all kind of fishes passed by the islands with their young families. Whales, are great travelers and know all the seas of the world. But Curaçao was the preferred destination of the whale-tailed, who loved to hunt

  • Essay On Killer Whales

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    Killer whales were initially captured in the 1960s, when a female orca was captured and put into a tank. Two days into the female orca's stay she repeatedly bashed her head against her tank wall and perished the following day. Unfortunately, people did not heed or take any precautions from this traumatic incident and since then killer whales all over the world have been captured for entertainment purposes and have been stored in facilities such as SeaWorld. From these types of facilities incidents

  • The Whale Caller Analysis

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    The Whale Caller by Mr Zakes Mda, is an African novel, a beautiful novel that talks about love, hate and environment. It is a novel about a man in South Africa named Whale Caller. The Whale Caller first appears to be sexually attracted to whales, a whale he named Sharisha. As the story progresses, he meets a woman named Saluni, who falls deeply in love with the Whale Caller. Throughout the story, the Whale Caller constantly has internal conflicts and pollution start invading in our environment and

  • Sperm Whale Speech

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    The Sperm Whale looks like a plain whale and it is just like any other whale with some difference. The name of the Sperm Whale is the weirdest thing about it, I think. To discover this you will need to read a bit. The Sperm Whale or Physeter Catodon is like the legend of Moby-Dick! He's the greatest living creature with teethes on this world. The Sperm Whale, here we are again, why is it called the sperm whale? It has a white-milky substance (Spermaceti) in his head and people first thought that

  • Whale Hunting In Japan

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    Whale hunting in Japan has become an increasingly controversial topic after the International Whaling Commission law was passed because Japan has been killing large number of whales for scientific research. This is because of that some of whales’ species such as blue whales are considered endangered and this might cause an ecological damage to the sea environment. Whales are intelligent animals and their existence participate in the environmental equilibrium therefore killings whales should

  • Wild Killer Whales

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    In the wild killer whales are very social animals and rely on the social bonds they create with their families or pods, in captivity these bonds are often broken. In the documentary “Blackfish” they reveal an unbreakable mother and daughter bond between Kasatka and Takara. Kasatka was a loving killer whale who was never vocal and never displayed violent behaviors, when her daughter Takara was taken from her, her trainers explained that for days Kasatka screeched, crying out for her daughter (Cowperthwaite)

  • The Importance Of Whale Communication

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    water than in the air (Melcón et al, 2012). According to Tyack and Clark (2000), the senior scientists in biology, whales, the world's largest animal, have been using sound as the method of communication for more than a million years. Because sound works differently under the water. Rapid fading, hence, is a feature that does not exist in whale communication, which makes whale communication unique from the other four animal species (talking parrots, birdsong, signing apes, and honey bee). To

  • Whale Shark Effects

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    however due to this it can have long lasting effects on the animals it involves. Whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) are the biggest animals in our oceans and have a docile personality which attracts tourists every year, however in recent studies it has shown that viewings of the whale shark can cause it stress resulting in behavioural changes. The stress caused on the whale shark can have different effects on the whale shark which can interrupt their feeding, breeding and their lives in general. These

  • Baleen Whale Evolution

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    Evolutionary History of Baleen Whales Dailynn Tejeda Hazleton Area Academy of Sciences The Evolutionary History of Baleen Whales The baleen whale family houses the largest whales that are currently known to man, leaving many scientists questioning as to how, and why, these whales evolved to become so humungous, when millions of years ago they were much smaller. Questions as to how they evolved to only feed on minuscule prey are also raised when speaking about baleen whale evolution. The evolutionary

  • The Whale Short Story

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    east, and the relationship in the middle of nature and man throve.This whale rider gives skewers a role as nurturing items to the islands, yet one lance he throws 1000 years into what's to come. The center movements to a crowd of whales. The whale moms look over their young while the single pioneer whale—the bull whale—thinks back about his own childhood such a long time ago, and the valuable time he went through with the whale rider. Be that as it may, then the story movements to Kahu (the youthful

  • Killer Whale Analysis

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    Introduction The killer whale has one of the few names in the animal kingdom that sounds distinctly like a super villain. While scientifically known as an orca, the term killer whale builds much more intrigue and excitement for corporations that are advertising their orca performances. For example, the orca Tilikum drew in crowds with his performances under the title “killer whale” for many years. Tilikum awed the audience as he propelled himself from the water and into the air in astonishing

  • Killer Whale Research Paper

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    Killer Whales: How they Physiologically Inhabit their Environment Introduction Despite its name, the killer whale (Orcinus Orca) is in fact a dolphin. It is the largest member of the dolphin family and one of the most successful predators of the sea. Due to their body structure they are able to move through the water with ease. They can control their body temperature which is essential for living in cold waters. They are able to control their oxygen levels when diving and use echolocation making

  • Essay On Orca Whales In Captivity

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    confined. Orca whales in captivity make up 70% of Sea Worlds revenue. While children and families across the country pay to see Shamu, they are actually funding one of the cruelest money corrupt corporations in the world. Between the mistreatment of the whales themselves, and the multiple injuries and deaths of the trainers; keeping Orca Whales in captivity are not worth the risk. The positive aspects of capturing and mistreating whales do not outweigh the dangers. Keeping orca whales in captivity

  • Culture In The Whale Rider

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    The Whale Rider repeatedly establishes that culture and tradition are connected to identity and purpose. Koro Apirana has strong cultural beliefs, he strongly abides to them as his position as chief and is particular when is comes to finding a new leader for Whangara. In addition, Porourangi had his cultural duties to fulfill as eldest son, yet he decided to leave Whangara for work, thereafter realizing Whangara was where he belongs. Lastly, Kahu’s destiny relies upon the past and her ancestor the

  • Whale Rider Movie Analysis

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    “A long time ago, my ancestor Paikea came to this place on the back of a whale. Since then, in every generation of my family, the first born son has carried his name and become the leader of our tribe... until now” (Caro & Sanders, 2003). Whale Rider is the story of a girl, Pai, whose twin brother and mother die in child birth. Koro, Pai’s grandfather and leader of the Maori tribe, is devastated that their future leader has died. Years later Koro is determined to find a leader and begins to teach

  • The Pros And Cons Of Captive Whales

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    sides come together, the argument boils down to one major point, should we “Free Willy?” Those who side with the whales, whether their reasons be emotional or defended with welfare standards, feel that the whales should be released back into the wild or into private coves3. The opposing side makes valid arguments against the release of the currently captive whales. Currently captive whales were either removed from the wild at a young age, albeit in a cruel way, or they were bred in captivity11. The

  • Luna The Killer Whale Analysis

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    From the start of time, there are a few things we as people felt and knew we had to have in order to feel like we are wanted or needed, which also applies to our animal friends. The readings of Adam and Eve and Luna the Killer Whale demonstrated to all of us that we as people and animals need love and companionship, Adam and Eve experience several different feelings after the serpent convince Eve to eat from the forbidden tree and after convincing Adam to do the same. Changes happened after that

  • Killer Whales In Captivity Research Paper

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    22, 2015 Do Killer Whales Actually Belong in Captivity? Ever since wild animals such as Killer Whales have been captured and kept in theme parks and zoos as amusement, there have been issues on whether they should or shouldn’t be kept in captivity. Killer Whales, otherwise commonly referred to as Orcas, have regularly been taken away from the sea at a very young age so they can be trained, raised and kept in theme parks for exhibition. Although theme parks no longer capture whales from the wild, they

  • A Giant Whale Short Story

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    “Holy sh*t…That’s a huge whale.” Under the brilliant blue sky, looking down from the fluffy clouds, an ocean lied there. Deeper than the caves, larger than the Earth itself. Filled with wildlife of many different species, this was a heavenly place! There, in between all the water, and the crashing waves, one could see a boat just floating there calmly. *Wuuuuoooooooo* On that little boat, a young boy with an oddly casual looking outfit, stood there with his mouth open and his eyes blank as he