[2015] chantrie keo (5th Earth Science 2015): Whales Captivity project

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[2015] chantrie keo (5th Earth Science 2015): Whales Captivity project

Whales CaptivityProject

-The first killer whales was forced to go into marine park and was captured in 1961.-Since then,more than 200 whales have died. Many within a year of being captured.-Capturing killer whales is a bloody and horrific endeavor.

1) What happened to orcas when they were in captivity?

This is a Orca in captivity!

2)What happened to keiko when he was in captivity?

-1979,keiko was captured by fishing boat and seperated from their familys.-1982,marine land in ontario, in cannada bought keiko.-Ml. sells keiko to Reino aventure an amusment park in mexico, for $350,000.

Keiko in captivity!

3)When/where was Keiko Born/when was he realeased?

-Keiko was born in 1977 or 1978 in Alanta Ocean near iceland.-September 9,1998,keiko is lifted from his tank and transfer to U.S force-17 ran sported jet to newport directly to klettsvik bay in manaeyjar, island.

Keiko in his habitat!

4)What happened to Keiko after he was released?

-He tried to connect the ocean and its enviorment.-His behavior of a wild animal has changed and is competing with other animals for food.-The Free-Willy Keiko Foundation has gotten better because of thousands of visitors have come to see Keiko.

Keiko after his Released!

-There are currently, a total of 57 orcas in captivity,(22 wild-captured plus 35 captive born)in at least 14 marine parks in 8 contries.-At least 148 orcas have been taken into captivity from the wild since 1961.-126 of these orcas are now dead.-In the wild,male orcas live to an average of 30 years,and 46 years for females.-At least 160 orcas have died in captivity, not including 30 miscarried or still-born calves.

The #s of yearof diffrent orcas in captivity!



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