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 1 wk | Killer whale Takara gives birth at SeaWorld San Antonio

              A killer whale has been born in captivity at a SeaWorld park in Texas, more than a year after the company announced that it would end its orca breeding program. The orca was already pregnant when the decision was made. (more)   


  San Antonio, TX        5 UPDATES

 

 3 months | Killer whale Tilikum, subject of ‘Blackfish’, dies at age 36

              Tilikum, the orca which made headlines when it killed its trainer during a show at SeaWorld Orlando and subsequently was the subject of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish", has died after a lengthy illness, the park says. (more)   


  Orlando, FL        5 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | SeaWorld to stop breeding captive killer whales

              SeaWorld announced on Thursday that it will stop breeding captive killer whales and phase out its theatrical orca shows at all of its theme parks. Animal rights activists had been campaigning for such a move for years. (more)   


  United States        5 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | Killer whale Tilikum that was subject of ‘Blackfish’ is severely ill

              Tilikum, the orca which made headlines in 2010 when it killed its trainer during a show at SeaWorld Orlando and which was the subject of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish," is severely ill, officials say. (more)   


  Orlando, FL        5 UPDATES

 

 1 yr | SeaWorld San Diego to phase out killer whale show in 2016

              SeaWorld San Diego announced Monday that it plans to phase out its theatrical killer whale show and introduce a “new orca experience” that takes place in a more natural setting and carries a conservation message. (more)   


  San Diego, CA        5 UPDATES

 





 


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