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  • Killing Of Endangered Species
    707 words
    Endangered species are living things whose population is so reduced that they are threatened with extinction. Thousands of species are included in this category. The International Union for the Conservation of nature and Natural Resources publishes a list of threatened mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and (many people dont consider them) plants. CAUSES OF EXTINCTION Millions of years before humans, extinction of living things was linked to geological and climate, the effects of which were t...
  • Large Blue Whale
    933 words
    People generally think that the largest animals ever to live on earth were the dinosaurs, but even those giants were not as huge as the blue whale that is still alive today. Named for its blue-gray color, this huge cetacean may grow to be roughly 30.5 m (100 ft) long and weigh more that 108,000 kg (120 tons). Its close relatives include the smaller fin, humpback, sei, Bryde's, and minke whales. The blue whale and its relatives are called baleen whales because they have a feeding structure known ...
  • Cook Inlet Beluga Whales
    694 words
    A half-dozen conservation organizations today plan to file a petition under a little-known state law seeking to have Cook Inlet beluga whales declared an endangered species. Conservation groups filed a request to have the whales listed as a federal endangered species this spring. The National Marine Fisheries Service has until next spring to make a decision on that request, but representatives for the groups said they decided to seek a state designation under Alaska's Endangered Species law to a...
  • Brain Of The Sperm Whale
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    the blue whale heart is the size of a small car, the major arteries leading from the heart a small child can stand it! g This is an example about amazing whale fact. I focused about previous amazing facts on whales, dolphins, and porpoises in this research paper. As we knows, whales are one of the most intelligent mammal in the ocean. There are two kinds of whale, one is toothed whales and the other one is baleen whale. The third largest whale in the world is the sperm whale. It is the biggest t...
  • Southern Right Whale In A Separate Species
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    Whale weighs as much as 20 elephants but lives beneath the sea. The blue whale is Earth's largest animal. Larger than the largest of ancient dinosaurs, blue whales can grow to be more than 100 feet (30 meters) long and weigh nearly 150 tons. Not all whales are so large. The much smaller pilot whale grows to about 28 feet (8.5 meters) in length. And dolphins, which belong to the whale family, range only from 3 to 13 feet (1 to 4 meters). Although whales spend their lives in the sea, they are, lik...
  • Hunting Minke Whales
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    The Debate of Their Lives Many people enjoy hunting because it is relaxing, fun or also a means of survival. Through out the years, though, hunting has become a dangerous event for has been around for centuries and has almost brought about the extinction many species of whales (Whaling 2). Many countries have hunted whales in the past but now there are only a few whaling countries, one being Japan (Lemonick 42). Japan, disregarding the ban, are now hunting minke whales because they feel there is...

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