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Tim Zimmermann

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Marine Park Expose: Behind The Scenes At Loro Parque

Posted September 12, 2011 | 11:26:08 (EST)

In a recent feature, "Blood In The Water," I told the story of the tragic death of Alexis Martinez at a marine park in the Canary Islands, drowned by a killer whale called Keto on December 24, 2009.

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Death At Loro Parque: The Risks Of Killer Whale Entertainment

Posted July 19, 2011 | 17:31:37 (EST)

Dawn Brancheau was the first SeaWorld trainer killed by a killer whale. But she wasn't the first trainer killed by a SeaWorld killer whale.

Exactly two months before she died, on February 24, 2010, a SeaWorld killer whale on loan to Loro Parque in the Canary Islands killed trainer Alexis...

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Former Tilikum Trainers Take You Behind The Curtain At SeaWorld

Posted January 24, 2011 | 15:12:32 (EST)

Since the death of SeaWorld trainer Dawn Brancheau almost one year ago, the world has been learning a lot about more about the reality of life in marine parks for killer whales.

Now two former trainers have just released a powerful report that captures the...

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Tommy Lee's SeaWorld Comments Raises Critical Questions

Posted December 10, 2010 | 14:56:10 (EST)

At first it was a classic PETA/Celeb/SeaWorld dust-up that allowed a rock star to get some (non-tattoo) ink, PETA to stir the pot, and writers at TMZ to have a laugh by writing headlines like: "Tommy Lee Explodes Over Whale Sperm" (get it?) and "SeaWorld --...

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