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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Monthly Archives: February 2013
Critics have given ‘Death at SeaWorld’ some of the finest reviews imaginable. But what really counts is what readers think. I am proud to list highlights from some of the most glowing readers accounts, taken from Amazon.com and GoodReads.com. I … Continue reading
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This article first appeared at www.takepart.com If you were a dolphin, what would your name be? It may sound like a pointless question from a Barbara Walters Oscar-night special, but it’s actually a serious line of inquiry explored by scientists. … Continue reading
SeaWorld San Diego is celebrating the birth of a baby killer whale on this Valentine’s Day, backstage at Shamu Stadium. But not everyone is delighted with the news. Anti-captivity activists say the newborn has a hard life ahead, in a … Continue reading
Its IPO Imminent, SeaWorld adds ‘Blackfish,’ ‘Death at SeaWorld,’ OSHA Case as Risk Factors to Its Business
SeaWorld Entertainment, likely under pressure from the Securities and Exchange Commission, has filed a revised prospectus for its Initial Public Offering by adding several “risk factors” for investors to consider that could negatively impact the company’s business. Among the risks … Continue reading