A killer business

Shamu is the most popular 'performer' at SeaWorld

IMAGINE being trapped in a small room all your life, and being forced to perform when you’re told to. Sounds like the life of a sex slave, yet, this is the kind of thing animals in captivity endure.

Many people who visit zoos and marine parks do not think twice about what life is like for the animals in the cages and aquariums. But surely a magnificent creature like, for example, a six-tonne, 22-foot killer whale does not belong in a tank.

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orcas , killer whales , SeaWorld , Dawn Brancheau


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