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Students Produce Anti-Captivity Videon in SeaWorld’s Backyard

  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

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What’s Eating ‘Keet,’ SeaWorld’s Captive Killer Whale?

The orca’s dorsal fin is in terrible condition—but did a virus or the bite of another killer whale cause the damage? First Published at TakePart.com As if having his dorsal fin completely collapse weren’t enough, something—or someone—has been eating away … Continue reading

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Baby Orca Born into Troubled ‘Family’ at SeaWorld

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

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What Happened to Nakai? SeaWorld Whale Missing Huge Chunk of Chin

Nakai, an 11-year-old male orca at SeaWorld is missing a “dinner-plate sized chunk” of skin and flesh just under his mouth. The ghastly gash, first reported by journalist Tim Zimmermann, happened during a nighttime show at the Southern California park … Continue reading

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