Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing major spending and a partial whale-watching ban in an effort to save the region's dwindling orca population.
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press
Tilikum gained international attention when he killed his trainer Dawn Brancheau in front of a live audience at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010. The incident sparked a public conversation about whether orcas, also known as killer whales, should remain in captivity.
By Nana Adwoa Antwi-Boasiako
SeaWorld has made headlines several times in the past decade: trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by a captive orca during a live show in 2010, and a 2013 documentary focused intense scrutiny on the family-oriented theme park over the use…
By PBS NewsHour
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. President Joel Manby announced Thursday that the company would stop its captive breeding program of killer whales and their performances at theme parks, saying “society’s attitudes have shifted.”…
By News Desk
By Margaret Sessa-Hawkins
SeaWorld will be phasing out its killer whale show at its San Diego park next year, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune. According to documents placed online by the company, the park will be replacing the shows with a new orca…
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