This former trainer exposes the dark side of orca shows

"This is not a killer whale, this is a killer whale that is dying right in front of your eyes" He used to be a trainer at SeaWorld in California. Now, John Hargrove is leading campaigns with One Voice against theme parks exhibiting captive killer whales. This is what he has to say about them.

05/14/2019 10:47 AMupdated: 05/14/2019 6:40 PM
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  • Jenny R.
    5 days

    Yeah I think it's pretty stupid for them to use chlorine water on the orcas and any animal whatsoever and I really think but they should be in their natural home

  • Renée G.
    01/21/2020 01:43


  • Ness W.
    01/19/2020 08:55

    - looks like we won’t be going to SeaWorld!

  • David R.
    01/12/2020 21:38

    watch blackfish documentary on Netflix

  • Sophie B.
    01/12/2020 17:15


  • Jo H.
    01/12/2020 10:00

    A water circus - think On you who go on holiday as tourists. Do not attend these shows or swim with dolphins!!!

  • Kayleigh W.
    01/11/2020 03:56

    I put free willy on for my 8 year old daughter and she cried her eyes out because he was in a tiny pool and not the ocean.

  • Jennifer M.
    01/10/2020 10:31

    While people go and watch these so called SHOWS for their own sick entertainment it won't stop. STOP GOING!!

  • Dilys R.
    01/09/2020 23:08

    What is wrong with these people, oh I know MONEY at expense of the world's ocean animals. Yesterday 14 bottlenose dolphins were captured after a six hour drive at Taiji. They are now sitting in sea pens awaiting their fate. On the two previous days, over 40 dolphins were slaughtered. This has to stop. Stop visiting dolphinariums, dolphin encounters etc. @emptythetanks 😢😢😢😢🐬🐬🐬🐬

  • Carolyne M.
    01/09/2020 20:20

    All wild animals held in captivity's simple as that. Leave them alone, let them live where they are meant to be the wild..😢😢😢😢

  • Linda S.
    01/09/2020 19:29


  • Marian H.
    01/09/2020 18:58

    No place for these beautiful animals

  • Sarah J.
    01/09/2020 06:48

    Free willie!!🐋

  • Katie G.
    01/08/2020 20:06

    so so sad 😥😥😥😥😥

  • Charlotte S.
    01/08/2020 18:32

    I feel awful that I enjoyed these shows as a kid... if only we knew their suffering! 😢

  • Lucia M.
    01/08/2020 12:41


  • Solvy L.
    01/08/2020 11:34

    omg .let them go free!!

  • Chrystelle J.
    01/08/2020 10:54

    So tragic. Sea mammals should not be in captivity. So so cruel

  • Jessica S.
    01/07/2020 22:20

    Hate this shit 😔

  • Jeanette S.
    01/07/2020 22:19

    This is wrong let them go free.. Hate what your doing with animals.. This guy did the right thing. Don't be apart of it.