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Killer Whale is back

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1. Re: Killer Whale is back

Whist the story is true, the substance of that report is garbage....Gaby Leslie sounds like the kind of reporter who wouldn't let the facts stand in the way of a good story!!

"a stadium packed with thousands of tourists watched in horror as the marine animal pulled whale trainer Dawn Brancheau, 40, from the side of the pool under water - fatally injuring her." - Really, I thought it was after a Dine With Shamu show and only a handful of guests remained, plus a few which were at the underwater viewing area.

And the picture in the story doesn't look large enough to be Tilikum..

Very lazy reporting IMHO!

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2. Re: Killer Whale is back

Watch the Academy Award winning movie, The Cove---and A Fall From Freedom and consider not supporting amusement parks that hold whales and dolphins in captivity.


No one needs to be entertained so much that it causes an animal to suffer.

Or worse.

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