Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity


From the New York Times bestselling writer of Evidence of Harm and Animal Factory―a groundbreaking clinical mystery that exposes the darkish part of SeaWorld, America's so much cherished marine mammal park

Death at SeaWorld facilities at the conflict with the multimillion-dollar marine park over the debatable or even deadly ramifications of holding killer whales in captivity. Following the tale of marine biologist and animal recommend on the Humane Society of the U.S., Naomi Rose, Kirby tells the gripping tale of the two-decade struggle opposed to PR-savvy SeaWorld, which got here to a head with the tragic loss of life of coach sunrise Brancheau in 2010. Kirby places that terrible animal-on-human assault in context. Brancheau's loss of life was once the main publicized between numerous brutal assaults that experience happened at Sea international and different marine mammal subject parks.

Death at SeaWorld introduces genuine humans playing this debate, from former running shoes became animal rights activists to the boys and girls that champion SeaWorld and the captivity of whales. In part the orcas act out. and because the tale progresses and orca assaults on running shoes turn into more and more violent, the warnings of Naomi Rose and different scientists fall on deaf ears, in basic terms to be learned with the demise of sunrise Brancheau. eventually he covers the media backlash, the eyewitnesses who come ahead to problem SeaWorld's smooth photo, and the groundbreaking OSHA case that demanding situations the very notion of holding killer whales in captivity and will spell the tip of getting running shoes within the water with the ocean's most sensible predators.

For extra at the topic, watch Blackfish, an immense movie from Magnolia photographs and CNN Films.

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