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the lives of whales, and effects of the whaling industry on the species

Jasmine D

on 23 November 2014

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Transcript of Whales

Different Types of Whales
How people affect whales
The whaling industry has a big impact on the whales; about 2000 are killed each year. Japan does a lot of whaling, they come from Japan all the way to Australia. The Japanese use the meat for food such as sushi. Norway and Iceland also do a lot of whaling. I think that it is wrong to kill whales, because whales never/rarely do anything to us.

By: Jasmine
Our presentation is on the lives of whales and the effects of the whaling industry on the species. We hope you find this topic interesting and learn something new from our presentation.
Thanks for Watching
In the movie "The Whale Rider" everyone in the community comes together to help the whales; they tried to keep the whales alive and back in water. This clearly shows that the whales are a significant sign (symbol) for the Maori tribe and they were truly trying to save the whales.
Other types of Whales:
Minke whales
Bow head whales
Gray whales
Fin whales
Sperm whales
Southern right whales
Beluga whales
and so much more...
Fun facts
Whales are mammals; they have hair; although they have very little of it.
The Blue whale is largest mammal known.
It is also is the largest living mammal; at up to 110 feet and 150 tons.
Whales can swim as fast as 30 kilometers per hour.
Whales do not sleep
to the movie
Hump back whales

A hump back whale feet is 60 feet long. It weights 20-40 tons. It is dark grey with areas of white. Humpback whales are known for their magical songs, the songs travel through all of the oceans. These noises are really loud, it makes a lot of different noises like moans, howls and cry's. These noises continue for a long time.
www.national geographic.com
pictures from google
Blue Whales
A blue whale's shape is not like other whales. However it is really different. Blue whales are known for having broad,, flat heads; they also have long, thick bodies. Its the biggest whale ever. When blue whales are upset or uncomfortable they can reach 20 miles per hour.
Killer Whales

Short video:
Greenpeace Project
The Killer whale weights up to 1200 lbs, it can be as long as 22 feet ( its size is relative to a school bus). The Killer whale eats carnivorous food such as; squid, otters, dolphins, whales, fish(cod) and other mammals. The killer whales are usually in groups which are called pods.
Whales get captured when they are young and are taken away from their families.
When whales are removed from ecosystems, the entire balance is thrown off.
Whales are getting scared so they are starting to attack whoever comes to them
Great impact on children. It shows them not only the oceans and its creatures but for other animals in general too.
Promotes people to learn more about whales.
People are making projects like the green peace project to help the whales.

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