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Baby Shamu , Minor Incident , San Diego Sea World

Baby Shamu had trouble getting back into the water. During her trouble, all the other whales never left her side.
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No Ethical Way to Keep Elephants in Captivity

No Ethical Way to Keep Elephants in Captivity | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
In this guest blog post, Ed Stewart, president, and co-founder, of the Performing Animal Welfare Society, takes issue with a News Watch post by Jordan Carlton Schaul about elephants in zoos.
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Elephant havens face zoo-industry backlash

Elephant havens face zoo-industry backlash | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
American zoos face swift and harsh punishment when they retire their aged elephants to a 2,300-acre sanctuary in the California foothills.
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Elephants In Zoos Don't Do Well

Elephants In Zoos Don't Do Well | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
A recent fact filled report shows elephants in American zoos are truly dying out. Infant mortality for elephants in zoos is almost three times the rate in the wild.
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Raw Video: Dolphin Jumps Out of Tank During Show

Startling footage from a marine show at a Japanese aquarium. Tourist watch in horror as a dolphin suddenly leaps out of a tank during a July 4th show at the ...
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Biting the hand that feeds

Report on dolphin feeding by the public
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Ingrid Vissser- Morgan Court Presentation 1 Nov 2012

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Dr Ingrid Visser presents verbal testimony in orca court case (Includes interview)

Dr Ingrid Visser presents verbal testimony in orca court case (Includes interview) | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
New Zealand scientist Dr. Ingrid Visser, presented a verbal report to an Amsterdam court about the condition of a young female orca named Morgan.
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Diary Of A Killer Whale: Tilikum And The Death Of Dawn Brancheau

Diary Of A Killer Whale: Tilikum And The Death Of Dawn Brancheau | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
My effort to trace the marine park experience of Tilikum the orca, in order to try and understand how his life life led to the death of Dawn Brancheau, his trainer, is now out in the July issue of ...
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The Killer in the Pool

The Killer in the Pool | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
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Blood in the Water

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On December 24, 2009, a 6,600-pound orca killed trainer Alexis Martínez at a marine park in the Canary Islands. Two months later, trainer Dawn Brancheau was killed by an orca at SeaWorld Orlando.
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Friends of Animals | Circus

Friends of Animals | Circus | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Friends of Animals is a non-profit, international animal advocacy organization, incorporated in the state of New York since 1957. Friends of Animals works to cultivate a respectful view of nonhuman animals, free-living and domestic.
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Do Wild Animals Suffer From PTSD and Other Psychological Disorders?

Do Wild Animals Suffer From PTSD and Other Psychological Disorders? | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Observations of autistic- and bipolar-like coyotes and wolves suggest they do...
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Marineland: In Depth

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Why Parents Need to Stop Taking their Children to See Marine Mammals in Captive Facilities 


Via Wildlife Defence
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Killer Whale Attacks on Trainers (Video) and Mind-boggling Chart Documenting the Occurrences in and Out of the Water

Killer Whale Attacks on Trainers (Video) and Mind-boggling Chart Documenting the Occurrences in and Out of the Water | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Last year when this video was released it created a media storm, but the list of incidents (below) underscores how very dangerous it is to work with these whales in captivity even if people are not in the water.
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"Corky's Journey"

Corky is still a captive at SeaWorld in San Diego, still swimming circles around her concrete tank. But she is still alive after 43 years of confinement, and...
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Evidence of Beluga Intelligence Raises Questions about Captivity - Earth Island Journal

Evidence of Beluga Intelligence Raises Questions about Captivity - Earth Island Journal | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Evidence of Beluga Intelligence Raises Questions about CaptivityEarth Island Journal... the captivity industry, comprised of places like SeaWorld and the Georgia Aquarium, might care to admit.
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A Dolphin Bites Back

A Dolphin Bites Back | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
So, most of you have probably seen news of the stir created by a SeaWorld dolphin that nipped a little girl who was feeding it. Here’s the video: You have to feel sorry for the girl, but she ...
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Couple bitten in dolphin swim program said it was like 'Jaws'

Couple bitten in dolphin swim program said it was like 'Jaws' | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
A Swedish couple honeymooning in Cancun, Mexico, were left terrified after being attacked by a dolphin during a swim-with-the-dolphins session held at a marine park.
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Visser (2012) Report on the Phyisical Status of Morgan At Loro Parque

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Incidents between humans and killer whales in captivity

Incidents between humans and killer whales in captivity | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
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The Killer Whales

The Killer Whales | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Tim Zimmermann's coverage of marine-park trainers killed by orcas.
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Killer Whale Attack

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The Cruelest Show on Earth

The Cruelest Show on Earth | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Bullhooks. Whippings. Electric shocks. Three-day train rides without breaks. Our yearlong investigation rips the big top off how Ringling Bros. treats its elephants.
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An Elephant Crackup? - New York Times

An Elephant Crackup? - New York Times | Animals in captivity - Zoo, circus, marine park, etc.. | Scoop.it
Attacks by elephants on villages, people and other animals are on the rise. Some researchers are pointing to a species-wide trauma and the fraying of the fabric of pachyderm society.
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