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Do Orcas Go Crazy Because of Petting Pools, Loss of Trust, and False Hopes?

Marc Bekoff | Posted 05.30.2015 | Denver
Marc Bekoff

It is objectively clear that there is a correlation between "petting pool" history and significant, later orca aggression. An entirely new scientific investigation into the why can now begin.

Dawn Brancheau: Killed SeaWorld Trainer's Family Seeks To Quash Video Of Brancheau's Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The family of Dawn Brancheau, the Indiana native and whale trainer who was killed by an orca on February 24, is seeking to suppress a video tape of Br...

American Family Association: Stone To Death Killer Whale Who Killed Trainer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The American Family Association, a religious right group, is urging that Tillikum (Tilly), the killer whale that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando,...