Trapped Orcas

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For many years now SeaWorld has provided people with an opportunity to see many sea creatures and Killer Whales perform. These creatures have been trained over the years to perform various times throughout the day. Sea World, however, took these killer whales (orcas) away from their families and home. Throughout the years this has caused damage to the orcas causing rebellion and other forms of defiance. There have been many incidents following the rebellion of these orcas and yet nothing is done about the issue. Sea World should not keep killer whales against their will or keep them captive. Orcas are sea creatures, meaning they belong in the ocean. So why is it that they ended up in large fish tanks held against their will? SeaWorld claims to people that killer whales are better off under their care (Black Fish). Indicating that by taking the orcas from their families, it is rescuing them and giving them better help. Stating that they took them to show others how caring and talented they can be. The park implies that people will learn a lot about life in the sea. Many think that if they come to the park, they are doing a good deed and will be educated on life in the ocean. The employees working on the tours are also obligated to say all these lies to the guests about the park. For instance, a commonly asked question is why some whales have their fins bent, in other words, have a dorsal fin collapse. The park answers to guests that it is normal, but in reality that is not supposed to happen and is caused by the tanks (Black Fish). Orcas were not meant to live in big tanks they were meant to live in the ocean with other orcas. People being misinformed on what is really going on to the orcas is a huge problem that contributes support to the continuation of the park. The fact that trainers are often times also misinformed on many things that go on in the…...

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