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SeaWorld’s cancellation of orca breeding program makes history

SeaWorld’s cancellation of orca breeding program makes history

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

"Empty the tanks!" "They're dying to entertain you!" "SeaWorld is SlaveWorld!" The cries of animal rights activists have been strong for many decades, and now they have finally been heard. On March 17, SeaWorld announced the cancellation of their orca breeding program, making this generation of orcas the last to ever live in captivity at the parks, and for good reason too.

We are losing Earth’s greatest animals

We are losing Earth’s greatest animals

Leea Ivanel, Staff Writer

February 11, 2016

The great giants of the world are leaving us. Soon they will be nothing more than distant memories told by grandparents, or old scientific records forgotten on dusty desks. They will be nothing more than antique documentaries that lie in broken cabinets, or ragged stuffed animals lost to the decades. Perhaps they will become legends one day, myths for the superstitious and fairy tales for the children. Whatever the case may be, a fact remains: Earth’s biggest land animals are disappearing at an astonishingly fast rate.

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