Essays Tagged: "Dolphin"

"Old Man and the Sea" by Ernest Hemingway

his is a harsh part of the story. Hemanages though to get a few bites in the form of flying fish anddolphin of which he would like to have salt on. This part of thestory tells of a cold and harsh sea, ...

(5 pages) 103 0 2.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Bottlenose Dolphin.

The Bottle-nosed Dolphin is the most studied and generally the best-known species of dolphin. Bottle-nosed dolphins a ... ise themselves upright out of the water and travel backwards, by threshing their tails.Bottle-nosed dolphins can be found along the coastal regions of almost all tropcial and temperated coast, althoug ... ropcial and temperated coast, although offshore varieties also occur. In addition, the Bottle-nosed dolphin is called the "all-ocean" dolphin, meaning that it lives in every ocean. It is common for a ...

(4 pages) 46 0 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

"The Ocean" This is a creative essay on a trip to the ocean.

ls my face. My hair whips me in my face, but this is paradise. I look outside the boat only to find dolphins beautifully glistening in the water as they weave in and of each other's paths, sometimes e ... ng in front of the boat. However, [I, trust them and I know they will not get hurt.] I smile as the dolphins cut back and safely return to my side of the boat. They start jumping in and out of the wat ...

(3 pages) 61 2 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Do animals posses intellegence?

igence beyond that of just survival instincts such as to eat, drink, and sleep.In the short story " Dolphin Courtship: Brutal, Cunning, and Complex ", written by Natalie Angier, you are shown a few so ... , and Complex ", written by Natalie Angier, you are shown a few socialistic tendencies that involve dolphin's courtship rituals. It states that, " The purpose of these complex alliances is not exactly ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dolphin Communication and Fun Facts

Dolphin Communication and Fun FactsThe dolphin's intelligence, playfulness, and friendliness, its bu ... interesting to the ears.For years researchers have been trying to answer the famous question, 'can dolphins communicate effectively?' Slowly more and more facts are being uncovered to help us better ... ely?' Slowly more and more facts are being uncovered to help us better understand the ways in which dolphins communicate. There are also many little known facts that strike people surprisingly because ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

International Dolphin Trade. Dolphin trade from the Solomon Islands and Information on bottlenose dolphins

e Earth's most interesting creatures, we can highlight the most beautiful mammals of the ocean, the dolphins. These magnificent creatures roam the warm oceans of the world in search of food and fun. T ... because of this that they are in high demand all around the world. Many organizations require these dolphins for studies and behavioral experiments, but in other parts of the world, dolphins are put f ...

(4 pages) 59 0 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Constellations: Delphinus

Delphinus is the Greek word for Dolphin and this is how the dolphin came to be placed among the stars. Poseidon wished to make Amphi ... tlas, eager to preserve her virginity. Poseidon sent out many searchers to find her, among them the dolphin. While wandering about the islands of Atlas, the dolphin discovered Amphitrite, whereupon it ... very and brought her to Poseidon, who married her and decreed the highest honors of the sea for the dolphin. He declared the dolphin sacred and placed an image of it among the stars. Those who wish to ...

(2 pages) 37 0 1.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

My trip to dicovery cove a dream come true

hat kinds of creatures inhabit it have always fascinated me, especially the marine mammals like the dolphins and whales. I had always wanted to ride and play with a whale or dolphin, but most of all, ... Discovery Cove had a Seven-day pass to Sea World. We walked into Sea World and started off to the Dolphin Stadium. We had been to Sea World before, but we had not seen everything. The dolphin show ...

(7 pages) 50 0 3.5 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Book Report "The Dolphin, Cousin to Man" By: Robert Stenuit 167 pages

Dolphin is the name of a group of sea animals closely realated to whales an porpoises. Like whales a ... name of a group of sea animals closely realated to whales an porpoises. Like whales and porpoises, dolphins are mammals, not fish. Mammals, unlike fish, feed their young with milk that is produced in ... nlike fish, feed their young with milk that is produced in the mother's body. Also unlike the fish, dolphins have lungs and are warm blooded, that is, their body temperature always stays about the sam ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

(Descriptive Essay) (Title) A SWIMMING ADVENTURE

ath the surface and everyone was treated to a wondrous sight, there off in the distance, were three dolphins jumping high into the air and making a big splash as they entered the water. The dolphins t ... metimes they would jump in unison, as if dancers in a chorus line.As fast as they had appeared, the dolphins slipped beneath the waves and headed out to sea. I wondered if the dolphins laughed to them ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Killer Whale. taxonomy, ecology, evolutionary history, reproduction, distribution, morphological characteristics, behavioral characteristics, and conservation.

TAXONOMY AND EVOLUTION Killer whales are in the order Cetacea which includes all dolphins, porpoises, and whales. They belong to the suborder Odontoceti which includes the toothed w ... ch includes the toothed whales, dophins and porpoises. They belong to the family Delphinidae or the dolphins, and killer whales are the largest of the group. The genus is Orcinus and species is orca. ... llena asesina" or the assassin whale (10). They were often seen attacking other whales, sharks, and dolphins. However in Latin, the name orca means "the shape of a barrel or cask" which is due to thei ...

(9 pages) 39 0 4.3 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Short Story

Once upon a time lived two dolphins named Flipper and Phinny. They were the best of friends and loved doing lots of things toge ... Please help," one of them said. "What happened?" asked Phinny. A fish answered back to him, "A baby dolphin named Dolly is drowning way past the mountains." "Please help save our friend," another fish ... " another fish added. "Okay," said Flipper. "Take us to Dolly." The fish swam to the spot where the dolphin was drowning and the dolphins hurried behind them.As soon as they got there they saw the bab ...

(1 pages) 29 1 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Avoiding Shark Attacks

hark is in sight, look out for fins. If you see one fin cutting through the water, that is likely a dolphin. Two fins--one behind the other--are more likely to be a shark, with its back and tail fins ...

(2 pages) 24 2 4.2 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Similar Themes In Shakespears Works

e first leader is the brave and honorable King Henry, and the second is the haughty and weak Prince Dolphin. According to society of Shakespeare's time, a virtuous leader was one who fought courageous ... ry and a man who possesses all of these wonderful leadership qualities. He also portrays the Prince Dolphin as a weak leader. The Prince is arrogant and foolishly sends Henry an insulting joke. As a r ...

(3 pages) 618 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare


mmals, members of the class Mammalia. Killer Whales are not really whales at all, but they are huge dolphins. I f someone was to trace human and dolphin pedigrees back far enough in time, they do even ... rm of a common ancestor, now extinct, that bore scant resemblance to either modern humans or modern dolphin (Knudtson, pg. 22). Reflecting this evolutionary history, modern killer whales contin ...

(2 pages) 10 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Luggerhead turtle

Almost every turtle found has plastic in it's gut, which causes it to die. The other danger is the dolphin fish which preys on the turtle for food and sharks off all kinds. The other is rain which ca ...

(1 pages) 493 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


Dolphins are classic example of streamlining. The body is sleek and smooth. Above the upper jaw is a ... so primary dermal in origin. The main thrust comes from vertical oscillation of the tail and flukes.Dolphins are extremely and almost constantly vocal that is capable of generating sounds. Each sound ... cies including many in the ultrasonic range. The clicks are used as a form of sonar that enable the dolphin to defect obstacle other dolphins, fish or even tiny bits of matter in the water. Dolphins c ...

(1 pages) 731 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Angelo Kotsis The Dolphin Torch

Design from the University of Western Sydney“Angelo is a product designer. He designed the new Dolphin torch for Eveready. He worked with other designers and an engineer to develop and test the d ... o and a team of designers begin their work when someone asks them to develop a new product. For the Dolphin torch the client was Eveready who asked them to redesign the old Dolphin. Eveready wanted th ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Scientists claim that water = H2O. Suppose that a neuroscientist claimed that pain = the firing of c-fibres. How would a functionalist argue against the neuroscientist's claim?

by functionalists against this theory – the concepts of Martian pain, prosthetic p-fibres and dolphin pain.Martian pain is a thought experiment deliberated by David Lewis in his paper “Mad ... still feeling pain, therefore proving that the essence of her mental state (pain) is functionalist.Dolphin pain is the third argument constructed against identity theory. Functionalist tell us to con ...

(4 pages) 885 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy