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'Blackfish': The Stunning New Doc About Seaworld's Orcas
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, sea world, orca whales, sadness, wildlife, investigation, humans )

- 1229 days ago -
"Blackfish," the horrifying tell-all documentary that SeaWorld doesn't want you to see was written, directed and produced by a mild-mannered, yet persistent, California mother of two.
AC TION ALERT: Boycott Orca Shows at Loro Parque: Don't Let Morgan Be the Next Suffering One! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: orca whales, captivity, morgan, suffering, imprisoned, boycott orca shows, exploitation, cruelty )

- 1826 days ago -
Almost all of us know the sad story of Morgan, the orca found injured last year. According to European laws it's not legal to catch whales; they promised to take her back to the ocean the moment she would have been recovered.
ACTION ALERT: Save Our Last Great Whale Haven ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: orca whales, marine mammals, dolphins, haven, habitat, protection, conservation )

- 1887 days ago -
Australia's north western marine environment is one of the few relatively pristine tropical habitats left anywhere in the world, and is home to a great diversity of whales, dolphins, and so many other marine animals.
'Whales Should Not Be Captured and Trained to Entertain'
Animals  (tags: orca whales, wild marine mammals, freedom, exploitated, suffering, humans, sea world )

- 2472 days ago -
What you see when you visit an aquarium such as Sea World is not really a killer whale in all its majesty. To really see the creature, you need to enter its natural environment and watch it at large in the ocean. These whales are predators at the top of
ACTION ALERT: Free The Orca Whales!!
Animals  (tags: orca whales, captiviity, suffering, freedom, welfare, wild marine mammals )

- 2472 days ago -
Orca whales (killer whales) at Sea World (s) live in an area that would be like confined to a bathtub your whole life. These are wild animals, they need to be FREE. Children and their parents do not need to pay and see these whales perform at the
Heartening Statistics for Puget Sound Orca Whale Population May Be Related to Salmon Stocks
Animals  (tags: orca whales, population, risings, endangered, salmon stocks, statistics, survival )

- 2511 days ago -
A little over a year after researchers feared that a drop in the Northwest's endangered killer whale population meant disaster, the number of orcas has bounced back with six new babies and no whales lost.
Corky - 40 Years Imprisoned. We Owe Her A Way Out! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, orca whales, captivity, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2545 days ago -
Friday 11th December marks the 40th anniversary of a young female orca being taken from her family in the waters off British Columbia, Canada, to become a captive orca performing tricks to amuse people around the world. She was given the name CORKY.
Puget Sound Orca Pods Sport 2 Newborns
Animals  (tags: orca whales, births, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, endangered )

- 2844 days ago -
Good news for Puget Sound's endangered orca whales: Two newborns have been spotted. The newest babies, J44 and L112, were spotted off the waterfront of Victoria, B.C., earlier this month. They are probably only about a month old, said Ken Balcomb of the
The Mystery of Offshore Orca Whales
Animals  (tags: Orca whales, Offshores, Mystery, Scienceprotection, habitat, environment, endangered, wildanimals, whales )

Dawna ( R
- 3082 days ago -
Biologists know very little about Offshore Orcas. What they believe though is that their behavior is quite similar to residents and that they prey mostly on Fish. A few years ago one washed up I believe in Canada and they found parts of a shark in it.
For Troubled Orcas, Relief May Be Near
Animals  (tags: orca whales, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, habitat, fines, violations, disturbing habitats )

- 3236 days ago -
They've been shot at and starved and have had to suck up terrible contaminants in their mothers' milk. By now, orca whales are at risk of extinction, with the southern resident population of Puget Sound numbering a mere 87 animals.

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