A PETA Veterinarian Describes Her Visit to SeaWorld

Killer whales are kept in captivity by places like seaworld

SeaWorld Prison As a veterinarian with a special interest in wildlife, including marine mammals, I visited SeaWorld San Diego to observe and assess the conditions in which the animals are kept. What I saw and documented there left no doubt in my mind that dolphins, orcas and other animals are suffering. Marine animals didn’t evolve to be confined to cramped, barren, chemical-filled tanks, whose inadequacy is all the more glaring next to the ocean, which stands nearby in stark contrast. … More…

A Win for Whales: Georgia Aquarium Can’t Import Beluga Whales

beluga whales

Beluga Whales in Captivity no longer It’s official: After more than three years of legal wrangling, 18 beluga whales captured in Russia will not be heading to aquariums in the United States. This week, a federal judge in Atlanta upheld the decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service to deny a permit to the Georgia Aquarium to import the gentle white whales. The whales were captured in the Sea of Okhotsk between 2006 and 2010 and are being held at … More…