Here’s A Scary Clip Illustrating How Amazingly Smart Orcas Are And How Utterly Ruthless SeaWorld Was(????? – IS)http://www.upworthy.com/heres-a-scary-clip-illustrating-how-amazingly-smart-orcas-are-and-how-utterly-ruthless-seaworld-was?c=ufb1
FACT CHECK TIME! Here’s what our fact checkers found:
- Yep, nets, explosives, and aircraft have indeed been used to capture whales for SeaWorld.
- Sadly, several whales died during the 1970 capture shown in the clip above.
- Washington state waters were not closed to whale captures until 1976.
- SeaWorld’s preemptive letter sent out to “Blackfish” movie critics doesn’t dispute that this particular clip is legit.