SeaWorld still making Tilikum perform killer whale shows despite life-threatening illness

March 10, 2016 by  
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Tilikum is SeaWorld ’s most iconic killer whale, having lived at the theme park for 23 of his 34 years, and he is very sick. Veterinary staff at SeaWorld have explained his illness as a treatment-resistant form of bacterial pneumonia which could realistically prove fatal. Despite his condition, Tilikum is still expected to perform tricks and entertain crowds, perhaps right until the day he dies. Read the rest of SeaWorld still making Tilikum perform killer whale shows despite life-threatening illness

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Who is Shamu? Infographic Exposes Horrific History Behind SeaWorld’s Orcas

May 22, 2014 by  
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SeaWorld is facing another nail in their coffin this week with a double-whammy of bad news. First was the revalation that orcas can live for over 100 years in the wild, compared to 20 years in captivity, and then New Zealand artist Lee Harrison and Indiana-based researcher James Wolf have released an info graphic that reveals the horrific history of SeaWorld’s captive whales. Read the rest of Who is Shamu? Infographic Exposes Horrific History Behind SeaWorld’s Orcas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: blackfish , Blackfish seaworld , how many orcas died at sea world , James Wolf , Lee Harrison , orcas , orcas in captivity , SeaWorld , SeaWorld orca , shamu infographic , Who Is Shamu

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