Many have tried to keep a white shark in captivity. Here's why that's so difficult.
There are several aquariums around the world, including one in Georgia, that house whale sharks, the biggest fish in the sea. But not one has a great white shark on display.
Aquariums have made dozens of attempts since the 1970s to display a captive great white shark. Most of those attempts ended with dead sharks.
By the 2000s, the only group still trying was the Monterey Bay Aquarium, which spent a decade planning its white shark program. In 2004, it acquired a shark that became the first great white to survive in captivity for more than 16 days. In fact, it was on display for more than six months before it was released back into the ocean.
In the following years, the Monterey Bay Aquarium hosted five more juvenile white sharks for temporary stays before ending the program in 2011. It was an expensive effort and had come under criticism due to injuries that some of the sharks developed in the tank.
Responding to those critics, Jon Hoech, the aquarium's director of husbandry operations, said: "We believe strongly that putting people face to face with live animals like this is very significant in inspiring ocean conservation and connecting people to the ocean environment. We feel like white sharks face a significant threats out in the wild and our ability to bring awareness to that is significant in terms of encouraging people to become ocean stewards."
Check out the video above to learn why white sharks are so difficult to keep in captivity and how the Monterey Bay Aquarium designed a program that could keep them alive.
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I also found this weird that those sharks who evolved for millions of years to survive the open ocean face troubles with aquarium walls. ...Probably your worse video @vox_observatory ... While in the 21 century more an more people are concerned about their own (and ours, as humans) impact on animal life and nature, I wonder why are you presenting the death of those sharks in such a casual way, as if it is normal that they died in an attempt to draw crowds at the aquarium's doors ?
Marine animals, forests' inhabitants, jungles' wild beauties ... ALL of them BELONG in their habitat; not aquariums, not zoos ... God has created, made them FREE creatures ... Who are we to enforce our own law upon them?
I think they actually decided to put an end to the project because it didn't repay their financial efforts to create all that structure.
The sharks probably die out of stress or something in their organism that fails after recognizing the absence of their natural habitat.
Come on, humans. Try to imagine. There you are, walking back home after buying some bread or even after a nice trip to a BK or MD. Then, out of nowhere a shark kidnaps you as you're crossing the street and takes you to a mysterious nowhere in the open waters of the ocean, puts you in a tiny (and I mean tiny!) island with only enough food the sharks consider necessary for your survival.
I don't know about you, but I'd activate my fight-or-flight mode in 3 days for sure.
w..what? If humans choose to put themselves in jail, then why do we have cops, lawyers, judges, and trials?
Also, are you honestly saying an innocent man has never been put in prison? Nice try, but your logic is very faulty.
Why does this video not answer the question it poses until the very end of the video and even then only partially. The first 3/4th of the video is about how difficult it is to keep a shark alive in captivity and how hard it was for the only institution that had a mild amount of success to accomplish it.
I'm against any animal in captivity. I don't care how big the tank/cage/enclosure is. All these "humane"efforts just so people can view these animals..all so money can be made. The human species is disgusting.
Not sure why the the great white died in open after they released it.. Well it's simply down to not developing survival tactics during captivity.. I'm not someone who agrees with zoo's or and means of animal capturing.. But I am someone who cares for the safety redevelopment of animals in the wild and population growth / strengthening there numbers for an eternity....
Hmm, can't seem to find anywhere in my post that says Animals deserve jail time, so I'm not sure what you're on about. I was simply explaining to the OP that we put humans in cages all the time.
Sooo, what was that about thinking before we (type)?
My name does suit me. I am a cosmic fool. Are you not?
+Cosmic Fool You have a very limited understanding of freedom ,luxury and relative animal and human nature and condition. And what did animals do to deserve "jailtime?" Think before you type. Your name suits you. O the irony.
Putting humans in a cage is called Jail, we do that all the time. They don't generally like it, but they don't have the same luxuries as an animal in a zoo. Give a human a nice house and food and keep bringing him mates, he'll probably do well enough in captivity.
In an aquarium, however, they'd probably just drown. Humans aren't exactly an aquatic species.
4:35 not sure how it died?? You kept it for nearly two months and as it tried to possibly adapt, you then release it. By then it was getting used to not bumping into walls and probably was nervous about doing the same even though it was finally free. It probably didn’t move right after being in captivity and suffered adverse health effects. Ugh. Dumbass humans.
Anunciado durante a Gamescom 2017, uma das maiores feiras de videogame do mundo, o remake de Secret of Mana é, desde o início, um projeto pensado para agradar aos fãs de longa data e atrair jogadores novatos com um gameplay mais acessível.
Não se engane: a versão 2018 de Secret of Mana está mais para uma recriação do que uma mera remasterização com pequeno ajustes gráficos. O que temos aqui é um jogo completamente atualizado, com personagens redesenhados que ganharam nova vida graças à estética cartunesca.
Se, por um lado, as mudanças visuais foram projetadas para atrair novatos, por outro, algumas pessoas podem torcer o nariz pela simplicidade da nova abordagem - especialmente no que diz respeito aos cenários e criaturas do mundo.
Os cenários coloridos, por exemplo, ainda que estejam bem representados, trazem pouca variedade e deixam game com cara de “jogo de celular”. Isso fica mais evidente pela estrutura do game, já que muitas áreas estão completamente vazias e monótonas. Nesse quesito, Secret of Mana não tem vantagem em ter o fator nostalgia a seu favor.
O remake utiliza a clássica perspectiva de visão aérea, com a câmera posicionada acima dos personagens. É possível arrastar as bordas da tela manualmente para ter uma visão mais ampla do ambiente, o que é bastante útil para momentos de exploração.
O brilho da era noventista, mas com ressalvas.
Antes de tudo, é importante ressaltar que não há legendas em português, então o melhor a fazer é jogar com textos em inglês. A história continua sendo o ponto mais alto de Secret of Mana e, novamente, coloca o jogador no controle de três adoráveis personagens: Randi, Primm e Popoi - é possível jogar em modo cooperativo local para até três usuários.
O objetivo do grupo é lutar contra um império traidor ao mesmo tempo em que tenta recuperar o poder da Mana para restaurar a paz. O grande problema é que, embora os gráficos estejam atualizados, as animações ficaram presas ao passado. Em vez de despertar o sentimento de nostalgia, a falta de capricho passa a impressão de que o remake foi feito às pressas.
A jogabilidade à la Zelda foi aprimorada e permite desferir ataques de qualquer ângulo. Os inimigos também demonstram mais inteligência, uma vez que agora eles têm a opção de atacar a partir de qualquer ponto do cenário.
Ainda que a movimentação esteja mais fluida, parece haver algum problema técnico relacionado ao impacto dos golpes. Isso porque há momentos em que o personagem simplesmente não acerta o ataque, mesmo posicionado a uma distância razoável do oponente.
Além disso, a interface dos menus ficou bem aquém do esperado, com abas confusas e muito mal posicionadas. Há, no entanto, uma opção de mapear os itens essenciais nos botões do joystick ou teclado, o que facilita muito a organização na hora de combates mais exigentes.
O remake de Secret of Mana mantém a essência da pérola dos RPGs de ação dos anos 90, mas comete muitos deslizes ao tentar mexer em time que está ganhando. Menus engessados, sistema de combate com problemas técnicos e animações presas ao passado impedem o relançamento de ser a experiência definitiva, apesar de que possa valer para quem nunca experimentou o jogo original.