The killer whale from 'Blackfish' is dead


SeaWorld is still trying to convince the world its killer whales are just as well off there as they would be in the wild. 

SeaWorld announced on Friday that Tilikum, the killer whale at the center of the documentary, “Blackfish,” has died. Tilikum killed his trainer in 2010, and became a focal point in the debate over the quality of life orcas experience at SeaWorld, and how orcas respond to it.

The public relations team at SeaWorld understands that its orcas are still very much tied to the documentary, and so it begins its statement about Tilikum ensuring its audience that the orca was treated as well as possible.  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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