Killer Whales Essays
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Bad news for ice-reliant species, as global climate change decreases seasonal sea ice coverage in the Arctic. It is reported that over the last 30 years in the Chukchi Sea, which is located just north of the Bearing Strait between Russia and Alaska, there has been a shift to earlier spring melts and later fall freezes of Arctic sea ice. With this increase of open water days in the North by 5-6 weeks, it is all good news for some...
Imagine getting kidnapped from your home, away from your family, put into captivity and used for entertainment. Being solely dependent on humans for survival, and mistreated for use of entertainment. That is how killer whales have been treated at SeaWorld and it is inhumane, but as long as it makes good money for the industry it’s ok right? Sea World has been one of the most visited theme parks, what attracts people the most is the majestic sea creature, the...
Imagine if the word you lived in, space you breathed in, and freedom you played in was all suddenly taken away from you. Killer Whales are kidnapped, usually from a young age, and taken away to be tortured for the pleasure of an audience at Sea World. The experience these Killer whales undergo cause extremely poor health in whales, including dorsal fin collapse as well as various skin conditions. Killer Whales are an incredibly intelligent species, “They've got their own...
One aim of this investigation was to identify the population growth rate of the Killer Whale population and to determine if they are in danger of going extinct. The population models used in this investigation analysed the different stages of the life cycle of the Killer Whale population. These stages included; yearlings, juveniles, mature/reproducing females and non- reproducing populations. Using the Lefkovitch matrix transition and R studio the population dynamics of this population were graphically illustrated, and the population growth...