There's a good chance Thomas has a dirty diaper right now, but he's busy climbing up on the coffee table while his big brother lays on the floor and tries to kick him, so I would hate to disturb him. I'll take care of it in a minute. There are other more important factors at play here today.
By examining orcas in the wild and their lives in sea parks, Blackfish makes a compelling argument that not only is it immoral to imprison orcas, but that they are too powerful, smart, and unpredictable for us to do it safely.
More than a decade ago we expressed concern about the zoo's acquisition of two dolphins from South Africa. We asked the zoo to instead consider phasing out the captive dolphin display. We are thrilled to see that the zoo may finally be heeding our advice.