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Animal rights debate: Killer whale confinement

Jane Velez-Mitchell, the host of “Issues with Jane Velez-Mitchell,” spoke out in a CNN blog post called “Free the killer whale.” Since the 12,000 pound whale, Tillikum, killed his experienced trainer last week, a debate has sparked between animal rights … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Killer whale kills animal trainer

Today I read a CNN article entitled “SeaWorld trainer killed by killer whale” that said Tillikum, a killer whale at SeaWorld, killed one of his trainers, Dawn Brancheau during a “Dine with Shamu” event that followed a splash show. Witnesses … Continue reading

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