30 Apr '16, 7pm

Cousteau to SeaWorld: Captive Orcas ‘Need to Be Released’ https://t.co/ron5QnPJW6

Cousteau to SeaWorld: Captive Orcas ‘Need to Be Released’ https://t.co/ron5QnPJW6

As we congratulate SeaWorld for announcing this monumental step in ending the captive breeding program; I urge Mr. Manby to reconsider his statement about Keiko and I ask him to understand that the quality of Keiko’s remaining years were significantly enhanced by having an opportunity to live in an ocean sea pen with many weeks of forays in the open ocean. The orcas in SeaWorld are living in bare and boring enclosures. These highly intelligent animals deserve to live their remaining years in natural environment under human care. The overwhelming evidence of orca distress in captivity is far too great to ignore.

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/cousteau-to-seaworld-captive-...

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