RAVE REVIEWS FOR ‘DEATH AT SEAWORLD’
- Should some of the most social, intelligent and charismatic animals on the planet be kept in captivity by human beings? That is a question asked more frequently than ever by both scientists and animal welfare advocates… Now the issue has been raised with new intensity in 'Death at SeaWorld,' by David Kirby, just released in paperback.” -- The New York Times
- "A gripping inspection... Hard to put down." --Booklist ***STARRED REVIEW
- One of the “great books” of the summer – The Columbus Dispatch
“A masterful work.”
–Seattle Post Intelligencer
"One of the summer's most anticipated new releases." -- Apple iBookstore
- #1 Readers Poll Choice for Summer Books – Wall Street Journal Online
- "A real-life scientific thriller.” – Barnes and Noble
BLACKFISH OPENS JULY 17!Go see the extraordinary documentary BLACKFISH, from director Gabriela Cowperthwaite. Coming to a theater near you this summer. For more info, please visit here And do NOT miss The Lost Whale, a new book about the engrossing tale of Luna the young orca who bonded with people after being lost from his family, by Mike Parfait and Suzanne Chisholm. Click here for more info.
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David is an experienced and engaging speaker who can address all aspects of this fascinating subject - from the natural history of wild orcas, to the ethics of captivity, to the risks of working with animals for entertainment. David has been invited to speak at universities, marine mammal organizations, scuba clubs, museums and other venues.
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Category Archives: VIDEO CLIPS
Two weeks after the anti-captivity documentary Blackfish premiered on CNN, elevating to the national discourse an issue that had typically been the purview of cetacean activists, students at Point Loma High School in San Diego have produced a striking … Continue reading
Last month at TakePart I reported on a Tampa father, Carlo De Leonibus, who brought his family to SeaWorld Orlando, only to witness and videotape a juvenile pilot whale stuck in the concrete slide-out, struggling to free itself. The video … Continue reading
(Published at: www.takepart.com) A trainer was injured yesterday at Marineland, in Ontario, Canada, during a show featuring two beluga whales. The injured trainer, a young female, was taken to the hospital after the incident, according to the blog Everyone Hates … Continue reading
This video, posted by PETA, has just appeared on YouTube. It appears to be the dolphin feeding pool at SeaWorld San Antonio, though confirmation from SeaWorld is still pending. It was not immediately known overnight who took the video, or … Continue reading
(Excerpted from TakePart.com) Last Saturday, when Carlo De Leonibus and his wife took their daughter, Cat, to SeaWorld Orlando for her 11th birthday, they expected yet another exciting afternoon of whale and dolphin watching. SeaWorld was a regular destination for the … Continue reading
Although released earlier, I thought I would send this great video around once more, in light of all the wonderful publicity being brought this summer to killer whales, in the ocean, and in captivity – where they both face serious … Continue reading
DAVID KIRBY, AUTHOR OF “DEATH AT SEAWORLD,” ON NATIONAL TELEVISION AND RADIO– RELEASE OF KILLER WHALE AGGRESSION VIDEO On July 23rd, 2012, David Kirby released this Kasatka Attack Video on THE HUFFINGTON POST. A week later, July 30th, the YOUTUBE … Continue reading
June 1st, 2012 12:20 AM ET Debate over killer whales in SeaWorld A judge upheld safety violations against SeaWorld and said there should be better measures, like physical barriers, to protect trainers. Jack Hanna and David Kirby debate the treatment … Continue reading