Reasons Orcas Dont Belong At Seaworld

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Whales life outside captivity. In the documentary, it is talked about how Orca’s live longer in the wiod than captivity. Now some may thi8nk that would be wrong. People may think that since the animals are kept in an enclosure that they are better off. Better off by having an enclosed closure so no whales are getting injured and they are kept on a feeding schedule so no one is hungry. And that maybe with interacting with so many people they would have a healthy mental state. Now, there are numerous reasons why groups and organizations believe any and all animals should be free and enjoying the wild and the rest of their families. Sadly, this isn’t true. In the the documentary it brings up how killer whales are starved for their behavior or …show more content…
Which then lead to the incident. In an article, i read the abstract just and it talked about how it wasn’t until t5his incident trainers swam and trained with the whales ( Benjamin Wallace, Seaworld Breached). While doing some research I found an article about Seaworld and what happens to killer whales there, that usually won’t happen. On average, an Orca’s life span is usually 30-50 years, while in captivity 15 years( 8 Reasons Orcas Don’t Belong at Seaworld, PETA). Like in the documentary it is talked about the collapsed dorsal fin, how that just a little indicator the it isn’t a healthy environment( Blackfish, killer whale expert scientist). It mostly happens to male orcas, and it is from not having enough room to swim and having an improper diet (8 Reasons Orcas Don’t Belong at Seaworld, …show more content…
So if they are that large, their brains are 4 times larger than human brains (Killer Whales Don’t Belong In Captivity). There is a good chance that their brains are as developed as ours, maybe even more advanced than us (Killer Whales Don’t Belong In Captivity). From being in these confined spaces, these animals go through the same emotions as us like stress, depression, and anxiety (8 Reasons Orcas Don’t Belong at Seaworld, PETA). Just like it was said in the documentary, when a mother and baby are separated they go through what us humans go through, and mourn. Sometimes they will act out and break their teeth by biting at the tanks walls and iron bars from their emotions and trying to get out (8 Reasons Orcas Don’t Belong at Seaworld,

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