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Save Japan Dolphins

Dolphin Marine Life Research Paper Throughout the years, the dolphin species has become more and more at a risk of extinction, primariliy by the demolition of their environments as well as both the unintentional and purposeful killing of dolphins due to seine fishing and harpoon dives. Dolphins first appeared on Earth some 11 million years ago during the Miocene period (“Earth Science Reference Tables”). It has been decided that dolphins first evolved from Odontocetes, large toothed wales, that...

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Save the Dolphins

Save the dolphins How many of you have been to a dolphin show at the zoo or aquarium? Have you ever wondered where the dolphins came from? Well, many people don’t know most of them come from Japan where every year thousands of dolphins are hunted and killed. The documentary film, The Cove, shows exactly what happens to the dolphins in Japan. It was my friend, Heidi, who first told me about this whole story and recommended that I watch this movie. Seeing how emotional and passionate she was about...

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“Splish! Splash!” The sound of bottlenose dolphins jumping and swimming around their tank excites a family at SeaWorld as they wait to experience their first encounter with the dolphins. Every year, bottlenose dolphins bring joy to hundreds of people in both captivity and the wild, but what do people truly know about them? Bottlenose dolphins are actually unique and interesting creatures. Bottlenose dolphins are one of thirty-two species of marine dolphins (World Book 297). Their scientific name...

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research suggests that dolphins are second only to humans in smarts. - MRI scans indicate that these marine mammals are self-aware. - Researchers think dolphins are especially vulnerable to suffering and trauma. When human measures for intelligence are applied to other species, dolphins come in just behind humans in brainpower, according to new research. Dolphins demonstrate skills and awareness previously thought to be present only in humans. New MRI scans show that dolphin brains are four to five...

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Dolphin Essay

Braided Essay: Blood dolphins and Endangered Species As my cruise ship approached the port we were about to dock at, I stood near the railing looking down into the beautiful water. Even from fifty feet up, I could see straight to the bottom of the crystal clear water. As my family and I headed towards the main door to exit the ship, the butterflies in my stomach grew more and more excited. Finally, we left the ship and were greeted by a large sign that read, “Welcome to the Bahamas!” Our first...

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Taiji Dolphins Haenlin Connor

8293300  1  Taiji Dolphin Slaughter  While Japan claims hunting whales and dolphins is their culture, most people will believe  what goes on there is very barbaric.​  What happens in this small town is very inhumane and  our whale and dolphin populations are in extreme danger because of this hunt.  The town of Taiji is located on the main island of Honsu, Japan. Taiji has a small  population of only around 3,200 people. It’s surrounded by beautiful mountains and faces the  Pacific Ocean. The in...

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Did you know that dolphins has its own signature whistle to distinguish it from other dolphins, much like a human fingerprint? Dolphins have complex brains and signs of self-awareness. In this, you will know few about the anatomy and senses of dolphins, and their behavior also. So, dolphins have a streamlined fusiform body, adapted for fast swimming. The tail fin, called the fluke, is used for propulsion, while the pectoral fins together with the entire tail section provide directional control...

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Dolphins are cetacean mammals closely related to whales and porpoises. There are almost forty species of dolphin in 17 genera. They vary in size from 1.2 m (4 ft) and 40 kg (90 lb) (Maui's dolphin), up to 9.5 m (30 ft) and 10 tonnes (9.8 long tons; 11 short tons) (the orca or killer whale). They are found worldwide, mostly in the shallower seas of the continental shelves and are carnivores, eating mostly fish and squid. The family Delphinidae, the largest in the order Cetacea, evolved relatively...

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EVOLVING DOLPHINS The Evolution of Dolphins JD Biology 101 January 16, 2011 Professor: Abstract Dolphins are a fun and playful species. They have evolved to be well suited for their aquatic environments. Over many years these animals have gone from land dwellers to deep-sea divers. These amazing creatures are considered one of the top predators in the marine ecology system. The Evolution of Dolphins Imagine you are at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom swimming with the dolphins. The trainers...

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Mass Killing of Dolphin and Whales

Mass killing of dolphin and whales A recent article in The Jakarta Post, ”Mass killing of animals and Asian values”, concern the slaughter of dolphin in Japan and China. The Author, Mario Rustan, tell us the information about whaling industry and dependability slaughtering of whale with the Japanese and Chinese value. I totally agree with the author’s opinion because the killings of wild rare animal can risk the nature balance for the future although have a base of honor, wealth and tradition....

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