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.

Pamela Smith
Pamela Smith

Boycott ALL animal based entertainment, including the circus. Sea World, and all zoos are NOT sanctuaries, but profit based centers that exploit man's power over animals for their own personal gain.

Shirley Buchanan
Shirley Buchanan

It's too bad that so many people have no compassion at all. Of course, the people visiting Marineland are not aware of the suffering they are a part of.

Alida du Preez
Alida du Preez

They need their freedom!!!!!!!!...the big ocean is their world....give it back to these lovely creatures!!!!

Kelly Restivo
Kelly Restivo

At one time I would have brought my family, but now I know better :) It is too small they need to be in the Big Blue Ocean. Yes that is a great habitat for them and where they are supposed to be :)

Meaghan Davies
Meaghan Davies

Anyone who has seen the doco Blackfish knows that for the good of the Orcas, and the safety of the Seaworld staff, these beautiful creatures DO NOT BELONG in themeparks.

Nancie Gilman-Tarnowski

Set them free! They need the ocean and their natural surroundings!

Estefania Ballesteros
Estefania Ballesteros

Stop now ! Sooner or later ... :(

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