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SeaWorld Announces ‘Last Generation of Orcas In Captivity’

SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. announced Thursday that it will end orca breeding programs immediately, and begin phasing out the park’s theatrical shows, after months of media scrutiny and criticism from animal rights activists. SeaWorld has struggled with dramatic financial losses and a collapse in park attendance since the release of the 2013 documentary “Blackfish,” which followed the life of Tilkum, a SeaWorld […]