Last orca bred in captivity at SeaWorld dies, aged 3 months

Keepers and animal rights activists are mourning the passing of the last orca bred in captivity under SeaWorld’s breeding program, which ended in 2016. The calf, named Kyara, was just three-months-old when she perished at the establishment’s San Antonio, Texas, park due to an unknown illness. Regrettably, she is the third killer whale to die at a SeaWorld park in 18 months.

According to a statement made by SeaWorld on July 25, the exact cause of Kyara’s death is presently unknown….

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/last-orca-bred-in-captivity-at-seaworld-dies-aged-3-months
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