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karana killed the devil fish because it was the best food to eat, it was tender and had really good flesh.

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so she could eat it how do not know that are you stupid I'm just kidding with you but she didn't kill rontu did her dog and so she had EXTRA surplus which means extra and she ate it

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Q: Why did Karana want to kill the devilfish?
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What did karana do after she killed the devilfish?

After killing the devilfish, Karana retrieved the sinew she needed to restring her bow and make a new spear. She also harvested the devilfish's oil to use as bait for fishing.

Why was karana excited about seeing the devilfish?

Karana was excited about seeing the devilfish because it was a rare and powerful creature that few had encountered. It was an opportunity for her to witness nature's wonders up close and learn more about the sea around her island.

How does Karana finally catch the sea devil?

Karana catches the sea devil by setting a trap using a spear and a net in a cave where the devil enters to hunt for food. She waits patiently and quickly strikes when the devil is caught in the net, ending its reign of terror.

Summarize the story of ''Isand Of The Blue Dolphines''?

Karana's tribe lives on the Island of the Blue Dolphins. At times they are bothered by Aleuts who come to take otter from the island. As the story begins, the Aleuts, with a Russian captain, return. They agree to pay the islanders for being allowed to take more otter. But, when it is time to leave, there is a disagreement and a fight. Many of the men on the island are killed. A ship comes to take the tribe to the mainland. At the last moment, as the ship is departing, Karana sees her brother, Ramo, still on shore, jumps into The water and swims for shore. Ramo is soon killed by wild dogs on the island. Karana tried to follow her tribe by using one of the canoes, but has to return to the island because the canoe leaks too badly. Karana realizes that she will be on the island indefinitely and builds a permanent shelter. She injures the leader of the wild dogs, but does not kill him. Instead, she cares for him until he is healthy. They become friends. The Aleuts return. Karana and an Aleut girl from the ship become friends, but she leaves and Karana is lonelier than she was before the girl arrived. The island endures an earthquake and a tsunami. A rescue ship arrives, but immediately departs, without connecting with Karana, because of bad weather. Several years later the ship returns and rescues her. Another story woven into the main story is the story of Karana's relationship with the dog, Rontu. Rontu came from an Aleut ship. He became the leader of the wild dogs on the island. He was their leader when they killed Ramo, Karana's brother. Karana injured him during a revenge attack on the pack, but did not proceed to kill him. Instead, she cared for him until he was healthy. They became friends. Once he got into a fight with his former pack. Karana wanted to help him, but felt that it would be better not to do so. Rontu lived many years and died of old age. Karana put him to rest in a carefully prepared grave. Later, she befriended another island dog who was obviously his son. A third story that is woven into the main story, but that is of less importance, is the story of Karana and the devilfish. In their first encounter the devilfish (octopus) used a black liquid to hide himself and get away from Karana. Karana did not give up. She looked forward to the time when she would kill him. She tells us that "Devilfish is the best food in the seas." She was occupied with other concerns for a while, but eventually she and Rontu began to search for the devilfish every day. Then, they gave up temporarily. One day, when they were not searching for him, Rontu spotted the devilfish again. Karana tried to catch it, and after a long struggle, she succeeded in killing it. By this time her strength was gone. Her success did not make her happy. That was the last giant devilfish that she killed.

Why did karana want to kill a male sea elephant?

If you need this question's anwer..... you can find on the book,

What does Pah-say-no mean as used in Island of the Blue Dolphins?

In "Island of the Blue Dolphins," "pah-say-no" refers to the devilfish, or octopus, that Karana encounters in the tide pools. It is a term used by the character Karana to describe this sea creature.

What spear did karana mske to hunt the devilfish?

First she worked down some sea elephant teeth into the head of the spear using a barbed point. She then made a ring and faastened it to the end of the shaft, and into this ring fitted the head, witch was tied to a long string made of braided sinew. When the spear was thrown and struck the devilfish, the head came loose from the shaft. The shaft floated on the water, but the pointed barb was held by the string witch was tied was tied to her wrist. This spear was especially good because it could be thrown from a distance.

How old can devilfish live to be?

I have no clue. Why would you want to know that anyway?

What nicknames does David Devilfish Ulliott go by?

David Devilfish Ulliott goes by The Devilfish.

Why did Karana not kill Rontu when she had the chance?

this is a ridiculous question. karana was basically good. its his nature not to harm anyone. a chance does not always make a killer, conscience does.

Did Cornia catch the devil fish in the Island of the Blue Dolphins Book?

In the book "Island of the Blue Dolphins" by Scott O'Dell, it is actually Karana (also known as Won-a-pa-lei) who catches and kills the devilfish, not Cornia. Karana is the main character in the story, and it is her struggle for survival and her experiences living alone on an island that the book follows.

What is a giant devilfish?

The huge manta ray is often called devilfish.