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In the News A Whale Of A Business
March 1, 2010
VIEW: A bit of history on orcas, or killer whales, and how they became so popular -- and money making -- for marine parks like Sea World.
Tilikum's drowning of a trainer last week spotlighted again marine mammals in captivity and the debate about the safety and morality of this kind of 'entertainment.'
Note: Another timely connection to this 1997 FRONTLINE report is the Oscar-nominated documentary, The Cove. Our 1997 site offers video and background on the slaughter of dolphins and whales in Japan, including at the Taiji cove.