Blackfish Backfires: ‘Blackfish’ Documentary Inspires Cali Bill to End SeaWorld Orca Shows

Black-fishSeaWorld San Diego would have to end its killer whale shows and remove 10 orcas from their tanks under a bill inspired by a documentary blasting the marine park’s animal welfare practices.

The California Assembly is holding its first hearing on AB2140 Tuesday morning. The bill’s backers say killer whales are too large and intelligent for captivity, while SeaWorld says the animals are well treated and help conservation through research.

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