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Which animal is killed for oil?

At least four species of marine mammals have been killed by the oil spill, including bottlenose dolphins, spinner dolphins, melon-headed whales and sperm whales.

Q. Who is responsible for the cleanup of oil spill?

Seven years after the catastrophic event, clean up efforts were estimated at about $61 billion. That’s a 191 percent difference in fees. Thankfully, BP is responsible for the majority of the enormous bill.

Q. What are people doing to help oil spills?

You have several options. One is to call the official volunteer hotline at 1-866-448-5816, which is run by BP. Volunteers are needed to help “preclean” beaches — by picking up trash and other debris so that oil cleanup will be more effective.

Q. How are wildlife cleaned and rehabilitated after a spill?

The animals are warmed, fed, hydrated and rested for a period of around 48 hours before they are washed in a series of tubs filled with a mixture of diluted cleaning agent and hot, softened water. The cleaned animals are then placed in outdoor pools, or other appropriate housing.

Q. What is the largest source of oil in the oceans?

seeps
Of these, seeps are by far the single largest source, accounting for nearly half of all the petroleum compounds released to the ocean worldwide each year. Seeps are also the only natural source of oil input to the environment.

Q. What are dispersants and do they work to clean up a spill?

Dispersants are chemicals that are sprayed on a surface oil slick to break down the oil into smaller droplets that more readily mix with the water. While dispersants make the oil spill less visible, dispersants and dispersed oil under the ocean surface are hazardous for marine life.

Q. How do you remove oil from wildlife?

To clean off an oiled bird, one person immerses its body in a tub, and a second bathes it with the soapy water. Once the water in the first tub becomes dirty, the pair continues the process in a neighboring tub, changing again and again until oil from the bird’s feathers no longer dirties the water.

Q. What kind of jobs can you get with a dolphin?

While most people probably imagine training dolphins or other marine mammals when they think of careers that involve ocean animals, there are a number of additional careers such as aquarium educator, filmmaker, and marine biology researcher. Other occupations include caretaking, rescue services and conservation.

Q. What can you do with an ocean animal?

Career Options. While most people probably imagine training dolphins or other marine mammals when they think of careers that involve ocean animals, there are a number of additional careers such as aquarium educator, filmmaker, and marine biology researcher.

Q. What kind of job can you get with a marine animal?

Wildlife Veterinarian. Wildlife veterinarians provide health care services for a variety of marine mammals, fish, and other marine life. They may provide annual exams, treat injuries, prescribe medication, and perform surgery when required.

Q. What do marine biologists do at Sea World?

Marine biologists help all kinds of animals in the water and the ones at Sea World too. They help the populations grow and help them live also if they are injured or sick. All these kids don’t know what they’re talking about. Marine biology isn’t just pretty coral reefs and cute fishes.

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