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SeaWorld CEO Declares End to Kissing, Dancing for Killer Whales

May 2, 2016

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.’s killer whales will no longer pose, dance or kiss each other in performance, Chief Executive Officer Joel Manby said in an interview, providing new details about how the theme-park operator is adapting to new animal-friendly policies. 780 more words


Empty The Tanks May 7th 2016

My poster is ready for the Empty the Tanks demonstration next Saturday, 7th. I’ll be heading to Leicester Square to join many others in protest of cetacean captivity. 102 more words

Whale freed off Coast of California

Monterey Bay humpback whale freed while orcas feed, frolic

By Stephen BaxterSanta Cruz Sentinel

POSTED:   04/25/2016 06:01:53 AM PDT | UPDATED:   6 DAYS AGO… 703 more words


SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby meets with, reassures pass holders

April 30, 2016

SeaWorld Chief Executive Officer Joel Manby came face to face with some of the company’s most loyal fans Saturday to explain what he called “the single hardest decision I’ve ever been involved in.” 583 more words


Navy Seals Parachute-Jump into a Football Stadium

Oui.  I happened across this video on Esquire.com.

GoPro cameras have enabled videographers to introduce perspectives and lived physics into the lexicon of visual media that when unedited ranges from the astounding to the calming to Andy Warhol-esque watching-a-man-sleep.   146 more words


Drones over Puget Sound orcas: Legal or illegal?

April 28, 2016

People come to the San Juans to get up close and personal with the whales, but how close is too close?

“We looked up and there was a drone about 20 to 30 yards above the water, directly above a pod of whales,” said Sgt. 235 more words


A group of friends out kayaking in Tauranga harbour were treated to rare sighting of a pod of orca whales - featuring local celebrity whale, Pickles.

Jade Buitendag and her friends had originally set out on their kayaking mission in search of eagle rays, but were happy none the less with the substitute they discovered. 70 more words