POLAR PACTS

1/18/2019

Surrounding the top and bottom of our diverse planet are 2 similar environments that are alien to nearly all Earthen lifeforms. These polar regions are home to only 4 specialized species of carnivores, of which 2 are apex predators. Known as Ursus Maritimus (Polar Bear) and Orcinus orcas (Killer Whales), these 2 bad asses patrol the poles looking for culinary delights in the form of Pinnipeds (Seals, Sea Lions and Walruses) and the lowest member on the list, Spheniscidae (Penguins). In keeping with the universal PREDATOR/PREY treaties, certain rules are observed in order to keep a species healthy and thus provide for a food source for an apex. Without such diplomatic interventions, extinctions will lead to other extinctions. In the case of the penguins, a small-time gang who terrorize little fish and krill, they have been placed at the southern end of the predator demilitarized zone known as the equator. Likewise, polar bears are forbidden to enter the Southern Hemisphere as per the Noah Peace Accord drawn up after the Ark beached itself on Mt. Ararat. At the time, the sea creatures were exempt from the rulings as only the terrestrial creatures were under jurisdiction, and explains why Orcas and Pinnipeds were free to roam the earth. Because the Pinnipeds are dinner for both the Orcas and the Polar Bears, they retaliated by devouring penguins. If too many penguins are consumed, there is a clause in the Treaty that allows the penguins to transport the seals to the Arctic for Polar Bear diets. The mechanical principle that accomplishes this feat is the difference between the polar diameter being 13 miles less than the equatorial diameter. When a seal is tricked into swimming toward a penguin in front of a 4 feet diameter pipe, 800 miles from the South Pole and terminating unbroken to 400 miles from the North Pole, then the siphon effect of the lower pipe in the north will suck him in and transport the hapless seal into the jaws of a waiting Polar Bear. 

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