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“Deplorable!”
Review of Mundo Marino

Mundo Marino
Peoria, Arizona
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Deplorable!”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

The conditions that Kshamenk the captive orca lives are horrible! This poor animal swims in circles in a tiny pool and has for way too long! I want to see him released but if there is real evidence that he cannot be successfully reintroduced then he at least needs to be moved to a facility where he can move around and get better care. I can't believe humans are doing this to these incredible creatures. PLEASE, I am begging something be done!

Visited April 2013
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10 Thank marty b
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Bothell
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“dreadful-shameful”
Reviewed 1 October 2013

This park may be a nice surrounding outside-but behind the scenes it is COMPETELY AWFUL!
The SMALL TERRIBLE pool in which this POOR gorgeous Orca is forced to endure...my heart is breaking...PLEASE DO NOT go here!!!!!
The pool is SO GROTESQELY SMALL for this huge whale...and to be all alone....
It is heartbreaking.

Visited February 2013
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11 Thank Dawn C
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Shameful”
Reviewed 23 September 2013

I was totally depressed by this place. Free Kshamenk! A whale in a bath tub is not entertainment, but animal cruelty. This place needs to get out of the dark ages of torture chambers.

Visited September 2013
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10 Thank Julie B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Dreadful place”
Reviewed 22 July 2013

This is an awful place - the orca, Kshamenk, is kept in isolation in dreadful conditions and their dolphins are not much better off. These creatures belong in the ocean, they are wild animals. Have you ever asked yourself why an orca's fin droops to one side when in captivity - surely not the sign of a cheerful existence. Have you ever asked yourself how these animals - dolphins and orcas alike - were captured, whether other members of their pods were killed in the process, all in the name of our entertainment - oh, sorry "education". Just don't go. If you don't go they can't remain in business.

Visited March 2013
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11 Thank Emm319
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London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“FREE Kshamenk”
Reviewed 14 May 2013

For those of you who review this place well and say it is educational, do you not realise this poor male Orca is being kept in dreadful conditions and being abused mentally and physically. By visiting this evil place you condone the cruel treatment of some of the most intelligent mammals in the worl - shame on you!!!

Visited May 2013
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