Killer Whales Born in Captivity at Sea World Park Survive Longer

July 4, 2014 2:38 PM

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Killer Whales Born in Captivity at Sea World Park Survive Longer

An analysis of federal data by the Associated Press (AP) has indicated that killer whales born in captivity at Seaworld parks have a survival rate almost equal to their counterparts in the wild. Seaworld has been scathingly criticized for its treatment of Killer whales, but the park has claimed that advancement in training and medicine has led to improved rates of its marine mammals.

Animal right activists have condemned SeaWorld Entertainment for the condition of killer whales ever since a highly-critical documentary released last year. However, an analysis of five decades of federal data by The Associated Press showed that survival rates of killer whales, bottlenose dolphins a...

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