Stasha Skaggs
Stasha Skaggs

Ive never been a supporter of captivity although id love to be close to them just as the trainers were or so they thought....I Recently watched Blackfish , I knew their were incidents and one death that was televised but during the film tears slipped past my cheaks not because I cry at every little thing but because it has taken so many lives trainers and orcas...Tilikum mistreated by trainers (starved) if he didnt do a perfect behavior, mistreated by the other whales as he was the only male...

Ive never been a supporter of captivity although id love to be close to them just as the trainers were or so they thought....I Recently watched Blackfish , I knew their were incidents and one death that was televised but during the film tears slipped past my cheaks not because I cry at every little thing but because it has taken so many lives trainers and orcas...Tilikum mistreated by trainers (starved) if he didnt do a perfect behavior, mistreated by the other whales as he was the only male he was racked by the females teeth he was beaten by them because he had nowhere to get away. ..Tilikums sperm was worth all the lives of the trainers and deaths taken all those harmed and the deaths of other whales Mr Personality he was special but we played god and now those that arent hurt (whales) behave lifeless because they have done everything to find their babies screaming weeping and shaking , and to all those who just wanted to make thier lives better cant imagine how you or the orcas feel

Paola Patricia Garreton

Just so sad to see them in a small pool when they suppose to have the big blue ocean to enjoy them self as humans we do on our big land!!

Robbin Shields-McManus
Robbin Shields-McManus
  • Paola Patricia Garreton

You are so right!

Doris Keith-Hoitt
Doris Keith-Hoitt

Some years ago I was at Sea World in Florida. My friend and I were having a blast. We walked, played and laughed in the sun while our poor husbands had to go to a conferance, the reason we were all there. We were walking past a huge pool. "Pet the Porpoise" on the sign so we walked over. She was chicken but I reached into the pool to pet the animal up against the side of the tank. When I touched the porpoise and looked into her eye I was shocked like she was electric. I was shocked and...

Some years ago I was at Sea World in Florida. My friend and I were having a blast. We walked, played and laughed in the sun while our poor husbands had to go to a conferance, the reason we were all there. We were walking past a huge pool. "Pet the Porpoise" on the sign so we walked over. She was chicken but I reached into the pool to pet the animal up against the side of the tank. When I touched the porpoise and looked into her eye I was shocked like she was electric. I was shocked and suddenly I was stricken with sadness and desperation. She was begging for something and in a few moments I realized what it was -- freedom. She wanted the same freedom we all enjoy and take for granted. Those animals are out prisoners and they suffer. They've been seperated from their loved ones and thrown into a world they don't know and they hate. What is done with these animals is criminal. We have enough film and pictures -- we don't need to imprison and torture these intelligent animals. FREE THEM!

Haley Vincent
Haley Vincent
  • Doris Keith-Hoitt

Free them you say, but what about the ones that were born and raised in captivity? What about the ones that were taken into captivity because they were injured or sick? Did you account for them? Do you realize that releasing them into the wild is basically sending them to their deaths? Releasing them, when they are so used to captivity, is almost torture to them and torture to the people that built special bonds with them. Signing this means that you want hundreds, if not thousands, of...

Free them you say, but what about the ones that were born and raised in captivity? What about the ones that were taken into captivity because they were injured or sick? Did you account for them? Do you realize that releasing them into the wild is basically sending them to their deaths? Releasing them, when they are so used to captivity, is almost torture to them and torture to the people that built special bonds with them. Signing this means that you want hundreds, if not thousands, of animals get basically sentenced to death. It's great that you care, it really is. But you're not seeing the big picture. These animals are used to captivity. They will end up being too interested in human activities and, with all of the whalers that are out there, will increase their chances of getting killed. Is that what you want, releasing these animals only for them to not last very long? Again, it's great that you care, as I love these animals too, but open your eyes to the cruel reality.

Nancy Panetta
Nancy Panetta

Whales do not belong in captivity!!!

Anne Grice
Anne Grice

None of these large mammals should be in captivity in the first place! These beings are not designed to be in tanks, they are designed for open expanse of water. SeaWorld had no ethics nor morals. Children would have to educate adults that this is wrong as they are more in tuned with these mammals and understand that they live on the oceans!

Jignesh Dave
Jignesh Dave

How about rehabilitation #Lititha Rose

Mika Ehrnsten
Mika Ehrnsten

ask not what they can do for us, ask what we can do for them!

Joann Ilgenfritz
Joann Ilgenfritz

- I too don't think they cannot survive in the wild after being in captivity. They rely on being fed, and don't forget about the fishermen who couldn't care less about the environment, just money. I don't like anything that is so beautiful not in their natural habitat but as long as they are kept healthy and hopefully their tanks are huge, they may be safer then the ocean. sad no matter what -

Alison Cowan
Alison Cowan

Thats the problem in this world,species should be left alone to live in our Beautiful Oceans where God created for us to see the Beauty,not to be spoiled by human hands,thanks Becky for sharing this cause,blessings & light O:-) <3

Amy Ng
Amy Ng

FREE THE ANIMALS!!!!

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