It’s really great that more and more parks are interested in keeping killer whales, but in my honest opinion, the smartest thing to do as far as solving the overpopulation problem would be to expand current tanks. It’s just not practical to build a bunch of brand new parks in places where they may…
Did you happen to think that maybe…just maybe…they don’t expand the tanks because the animal’s welfare is not the priority of these companies (money is)?
apparently SW has done business with MSQ
Many times! They swapped harbor seals 3 months ago.
(or the problems with the new orca bill)
After watching Blackfish many times, I definitely agree with legislation to improve the treatment of captive orcas. But I’m not sure I agree with the one that’s actually being proposed.
I’m not sure she knows what sea pens entail…The whales wouldn’t have to hunt live fish so no, they won’t die of starvation. And she makes it sound like Keiko died of some exotic “foreign pathogen” from being in the ocean. But he died of pneumonia, a disease that (by my count) nearly 40 captive orcas have died from.