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SeaWorld's Educational Value Challenged in Congressional Hearing


Offbeat  (tags: marine mammals, hearing, seaworld, captive animals, controversy, congress )

Simone
- 3217 days ago - animals.change.org
Two months after the death of a SeaWorld trainer in the tank of an orca named Tilikum, a House subcommittee held a hearing on Marine Mammals in Captivity: What Constitutes Meaningful Public Education?



   

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Bill K (3)
Wednesday April 28, 2010, 6:07 am
The only thing marine mammal parks teach is how cruel humans can be by forcing into captivity a wild animal, confining free-roaming animals to too small a pen, and using food as an enticement to perform foolish tricks for foolish people. This is to education what Japanese whaling is to research.
 
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