Orcas

Why Time Is Ticking for the Captive Whale and Dolphin Industry

Justin Francis | Posted 11.04.2014 | UK
Justin Francis

To strive towards 'better animal welfare' is missing the point. The debate should be about whether it is right or wrong to keep these super intelligent and social animals in captivity for entertainment purposes. Morally, it's tough to find any justification for that.

WATCH: New Zealand's Pukehina 'Sea Monster'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.07.2013 | UK

A rotting, nine-metre long “sea monster” has washed up on a New Zealand beach. With its jagged teeth and large flippers, beachgoers believed t...

SeaWorld Killer Whale Suffers Horrific Injury..

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

Nakai, an 11-year-old captive killer whale, was left with a dinner-plate sized chunk of flesh missing from just under his mouth after a performance wi...

White Killer Whale Spotted Off Russian Coast (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Barcroft Media | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

A one-of-a-kind white killer whale has been spotted by scientists - and they've named him ICEBERG. It is believed to be the first known totally wh...

Free Willy! Orcas 'Sue' SeaWorld Over Marine Park 'Slavery'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Five killer whales are 'suing' SeaWorld, after Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) filed a lawsuit on the orcas' behalf. The animal ...