Former SeaWorld Orca Trainer John Hargrove Speaks Out Against Parks' Practices

March 24, 2015 7:15 PM

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Former SeaWorld Orca Trainer John Hargrove Speaks Out Against Parks' Practices

For years, animal activists have attacked SeaWorld for keeping orca whales in captivity, and now one of the park's most talented trainers is joining the fight.

"As I became higher-ranked, I saw the devastating effects of captivity on these whales and it just really became a moral and ethical issue," Hargrove told Fresh Air's Dave Davies about working at SeaWorld.

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