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Riding Elephants, Cuddling Tigers & Swimming with Dolphins...?

A percentage of you – perhaps the majority – who’ve clicked on this post might have been attracted by the headline referring to three cute activities. 2,253 more words

Travel

Jimmy, the Fly

Meet Jimmy, the fly. Jimmy started out being a complete nuisance. He was flying around landing on our drinks and everything around, including us.

My daughter, which claims she has ninja-like fly killing skills, prepares to take out Jimmy. 336 more words

Life

Animal rights activists have drained $1.7 billion from SeaWorld's market value since last July

SeaWorld Entertainment has mimicked its beloved performing whale, Shamu, taking a deep dive: its stock plunged as much as 35% after the company posted ugly second-quarter results… 314 more words

986: Even Silence Has an End by Ingrid Betancourt

986.10634092: Betancourt, Ingrid. Even Silence Has an End: My Six Years of Captivity in the Colombian Jungle. New York: Penguin, 2010. 528 pp. ISBN 1-101-43891-6. 266 more words

Books

Death at SeaWorld Review

Prior to the death of Dawn Brancheau on February 24th 2010, SeaWorld had managed to steer clear of any major controversy about their killer whale shows. 588 more words

Captivity

Slave to Entertainment

Yesterday, August 8th, was the 44th anniversary of the Penn Cove Capture. In this sickening, inhumane event, a large group of wild orcas was chased into a cove near Whidbey Island, Washington with speedboats and explosives. 848 more words

Nature