Killer Whales in Captivity: Entertainment or Torture? The death of the SeaWorld Orlando’s trainer Dawn Brancheau, in 2010, by one of their performing orcas (named Tilikum) and the subsequent release, in 2013, of the documentary Blackfish, have raised a major controversy not only among animal advocates such as PETA (People of Ethical Treatment of Animals) but also the regular marine park attendees. If the incidents presented in marine parks around the world, over the course of several the years, were not been hidden or ignored, this horrifying accident could have been prevented. The fact that some incidents were kept a secret from the public and new trainers, worsen the situation. After so many years and incidents, the captivity of killer whales or orcas (Orcinus orca) merely for entertainment purposes should be prohibited.
Worldwide, marine mammals are taken out of their natural habitats and held in captivity for the purposes of teaching, rehabilitation, or commercial use. Many people argue over this controversial topic, discussing whether captivity helps or hurts the animals. The most common marine mammals held in captivity are cetaceans. Of the cetacean group, orca whales, beluga whales, and dolphins are the most popular animals to capture and place in a human-controlled environment. The animals are held in tanks, large pools, or fenced off sections in the ocean.
English Persuasive Essay In light of the recent shark culling issue, it has come to many Australian citizen’s attention that something must be done about this situation. It is a situation of ‘kill or be killed’ and the question must be asked as to which is more important: A human’s life or a shark’s life? Sharks already suffer enough from being slaughtered to be put in Shark Fin Soup or for medical research and should not be culled, as they are such an important part of the natural world we live in. Why else would they have survived for longer than the dinosaurs? It is imperative that we look after these majestic creatures and ensure they remain protected.
At first, he talks about how different it is to observe the whales rove in the wild comparing to those he had seen in the Vancouver Public Aquarium. He wonders if a wild animal imprisoned in a small pool can ever be considered “happy”. Continually he discusses the use of primate, which he thinks is most controversial. Here he makes the first quotation from the famous chimpanzee expert, Jane Goodall, to support his arguments and make the essay more convincing. Goodall describes the horrible conditions that the chimpanzees are enduring in laboratories.
Shark Cull POV Shark Cull POV Good afternoon everybody I’m here to talk about how shark culling is effecting the environment and how it is affecting other species in the marine life. Shark culling not only endangers other marine species, but it also targets endangered shark species and the number of sharks are continuously reducing. Netting for example is an unreliable source of culling sharks as it not only affects sharks, but also affects other species which is not healthy for the marine economy. By culling sharks they are preventing sharks from producing in numbers and increase endangered species. Not only does culling affect the sharks it also strikes the eco system of coral and reefs.
After several weeks Huggy Face saw the adversity of creatures that lived there, which was a total bonus on his behalf; he knew it’d become more than a want but a wish to be there for every traveler in the world. Though Captain Huggy Face and his crew were aware of the sunny, windy and slight rain fall of the island, they knew that this was what they’d been searching for all those years. Now it was finally time to call it their own! Due to the adversity and frightful characteristics of the island they gave the island the name of “El Miedo”, meaning “Fear Island” in Spanish. In their eyes it was just the perfect vacation
All wildlife on the island should be respected and considered extremely important and valuable to the future of Baderman Island. Ethics Program The ethics program at Baderman Island consists of a “code of ethics”, Ethics officers, trainers, auditors, and investigators. The code of ethics is the foundation for which all of the ethics representatives and employees operate. The code of ethics sets the standard behavioral expectations of everyone within the company. Each new employee at the company is immediately familiarized with the code of ethics.
Although it was a fearful experience was still a positive and a once in a life time experience when saying, “I count as gain”. When the shark is first seen the person is, “on a sea tin-tacked with rain” which sets the scene of how it is blurred therefore possibly making the shark look bigger and more monster-like and giving an unease tone. The shark is described using the metaphor of “roomsized monster with a matchbox brain”, allowing the reader to visualise how large it is and how it is unintelligent and also scientifically basking sharks have small brain. The shark is described as a monster which expresses the poet’s fearful feeling towards the shark because when something is unknown to one, one get scared and therefore refer to it as a monster. Once again the sharks size is emphasized when saying, “He displaced more than water”, giving a profound effect on the reader feeling overwhelmed and suffocated by the size and being displaced with
If a doctor wants to use animals for research they have to prove that the harm of the animal equals the benefit it will give the human, also, through legislation all lab animals must be protected form cruelty of mistreatment. In addition, millions of animals are killed each year for food, does this benefit humans to the extent that animal research for life saving cures does? Surely medical research on animals is a more worthy cause of death. This is another reason why people are pro- animal testing. God made man in charge of animals and to rule over them, “rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and every other living creature that moves on the ground” Many Christians do not have an issue with eating animals, as they believe that god made animals for humans to eat.
At many zoos they have excellent breeding and recovery programs. For example, the Melbourne Zoo are saving and breeding the endangered Tasmanian devil. This beautiful and rare animal is dying out because of Devil Facial Tumour Disease, which is a common disease on the devil’s face causing a nasty tumour and infection. This disease kills 90% of adult devils in high density areas. Zoos are giving all endangered animals a chance in life by giving them shelter, food and treatments.