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SeaWorld Will End Killer Whale Breeding Program, After Years Of Prompting

To file under both “Better Late Than Never” and “Too Little, Too Late:” SeaWorld has finally announced plans to close their killer whale breeding program. Unsurprisingly, their announcement and final decision to end the program came about a week after announcing that the orca whale Tilikum featured in Blackfish is extremely sick, suffering from a chronic bacterial infection… More »


SeaWorld Sadness: An Orca Whale Kills Its Trainer

The more I read about SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau, who was killed yesterday, the sadder I get. In an article about Brancheau written years ago, she told the Orlando Sentinel about going to SeaWorld for the first time when she was 9. “I remember walking down the aisle [of Shamu Stadium] and telling my mom,… More »