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File photo of two killer whales jumping out of the water at SeaWorld in Orlando, Florida.  (credit: Jan Kopec/Getty Images)

‘Blackfish’ Prompts Heart To Cancel SeaWorld Gig

The rock bands Heart and Barenaked Ladies along with country singer Willie Nelson have canceled their planned performances at SeaWorld in Florida, citing the recent documentary “Blackfish,” which raises questions about the effects of captivity on whales.

CBS Tampa–12/09/2013

Two killer whales jumping out of the water at SeaWorld. (credit: Jan Kopec/GettyIimages)

Judge Says Barriers Should Be Used At SeaWorld

Physical barriers between trainers and killer whales are a viable way to prevent hazards to workers at SeaWorld, an administrative law judge ruled in a decision that also reduced a federal fine against the theme park in a trainer’s death.

05/31/2012