The cool water soothed my skin, and the sun’s rays soaked my hair; a squeaky voice of a new dolphin friend chattered in my ears. I lifted my head up to witness an array of palm trees meeting the blue sky at the horizon. Suddenly, I felt a nudge on my leg. Then, a dark grey dolphin leapt in the air, momentarily blocked the sunlight and in an awesome arc, the dolphin landed with a thud, splashing water on my face. Just a few hours ago, I had felt tired and gloomy, but the mere sight of a dolphin left my jaw dropped and my eyes wide open anticipating the dolphin’s next moves. Even the chilly morning breeze was like an icy perfume; it was refreshing, and I felt more alive than ever. ptivity causes many health problems in marine mammals. Many tanks have water full of chemicals and bacteria; this results in blindness and many skin problems in dolphins and other marine mammals. Marine mammals in captivity die from pneumonia, ulcers and other stress-related diseases. Most of these helpless creatures suffer from boredom. Dolphins in the wild can swim up to 40–100 miles per day but in pools they go around swimming in repetitive patterns. Due to boredom and limited space many dolphins abuse themselves; they often bang their heads against tank and aquarium walls. Some of these poor innocent creatures face abusive treatment by their caretakers, thus shortening their life span. In fact Keiko, the killer whale, the star of Free Willy, was a victim of this type of abuse. It was known to
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“The Island of the Blue Dolphins”
“The Island of the Blue Dolphins,” by Scott O’Dell, is a story of a determined indian girl who spends most of her life on an island enduring on everything she knows until a ship is sent for her. Set on an island of the coast of california, this classic novel is based on a story of Juana Maria, an indian girl left alone on an island for eighteen years. Although determined, Karana–her secret name, would have never survived without God’s…
productivity and boldly states that workplace bullying “is akin to domestic violence at work, where the abuser is on the payroll.” (Namie, G. & Namie, R. 2012)
Splashed across newspapers and magazines everywhere a year ago this month, the story of Miami Dolphins starting left tackle Jonathan Martin brought the issue of workplace bullying to the forefront of the mainstream media. Sports Illustrated, the most popular sports magazine in the world, has published more than 15 articles online and in print about…
another trait with our monkey friends, suffering from stress. Studies conducted on African baboons prove that many members are under and immense amount of stress by intimidating lower ranked individuals.
Bees are also a great example of animals experiencing conscious thought. They can create mental maps; images created in the mind to help navigate through picturing themselves in their desired scene.
Dolphins exhibit conscious of self…
traits, emotions, and intentions. In this case we are attributing human traits to our pets at home and it’s very unhealthy for the pet. For example if you think you should give your pet potty-training on a toilet, don’t! Anthropomorphism isn’t nothing new, it’s been around for a long time. The word originated in Greece during the 19th century. Part of the reason why it was developed was to show how people are mistreating their pets worldwide. We need to figure out how to tell if we are being Anthropomorphic…
sweet sounds of bluebirds drawing your mind into the world of tranquility. Restaurants, grocery stores and big retail stores like Best Buy, Model's, Guess and more are nearby for our conveniences. My daily activities in my neighborhood involve my friends and me going to Public Park and playing soccer.
Most of my high school buddies lived close by my neighborhood and it was easy for us to hang out for often. We would usually hang out at Dyker Park which is 20 minutes away from my building and distract…
National Geographic News
September 26, 2006
The fictional children's book character Dr. Dolittle easily understood animal chatter. But for the rest of us, the meaning behind creatures' clucks, rumbles, and whistles remains a mystery.
Now, researchers from several universities and institutions are working on an effort called the Dr. Dolittle Project, which aims to crack the code of animal communication.
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let us do anything we wanted to do it was perfect.
First, we got off the boat and then we went to the beach once again the weather was perfect. We spent horurs at the beach and we did alot of magical thing like pairasailing, swimming with dolphins, scooba diving, and deep sea fishing. While we were deep sea fishing we caught a shark. The shark was six to seven feet long it was a 200 pounder let me tell you it was a whooper and while we were on the trip we seen sea turtles they were so majestic…
to engage in a fictional world and relate to the characters. The gender roles of these characters can reaffirm typical clichés or can used as a tool to teach children about individually and disregard stereotypes. Scott O’Dell’s Island of the Blue Dolphin and Jeanne DuPrau’s The City of Ember portray the female protagonists as brave heroines that defy these stereotypes and deliver a positive image to adolescents. While many children’s stories portray strong skillful males as the hero that save the…
selected in the 1st round, 5th over-all, in the 1990 NFL draft by the San Diego Chargers. After 13 seasons as a Charger, he was traded to Miami Dolphins on April 6, 2003, and released in March of 2006. In August of the same year, Seau signed a 1-day contract with the San Diego Chargers to retire from the NFL as a Charger, only to sign 4 days later with the New England Patriots. Junior Seau officially retired from the NFL on January 13, 2010, after 20 NFL seasons.
Seau was the team leader and the heart…
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