Tilikum dies at SeaWorld, Orlando


Mixed feelings. Relieved that he no longer suffers, heartbroken that he had to die to be free. Part of me likes to think he knew how important he was in our anti-captivity campaign and, as a loved one comforted me, that he is swimming with the great pod in the sky, wild and free ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™

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. We’ve come so far already, but this is far from over.

Whales and dolphins are imprisoned in aquariums all over the world. At least 163 orcas have died in captivity, not including 30 miscarried or still-born calves. My focus on orca captivity started nearly 20 years ago at SeaWorld, Orlando when I was 11. SeaWorld holds 23 orcas in its three parks in the United States and owns (at least) a further four at Loro Parque in Spain. At least forty-five orcas have died at SeaWorld.

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I will be travelling to London from Chelmsford on Saturday morning and wholeheartedly welcome all support ๐Ÿ’™

Enough is enough #emptythetanks