SeaWorld, in an attempt to keep the captivity of killer whales alive, is proposing building larger tanks to simulate “ocean conditions”. They claim they will be able “interact at the depths found in the ocean.” How this will be possible in a tank that is 50 feet deep, when in the wild our time/depth tags show they dive regularly to over 600 feet, is not clear. A larger whale jail is still a whale jail. North Gulf Oceanic Society (Alaskan orca researchers)

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