Blackfish - Trailer
Beyond the lies, beneath the deception, the truth will surface.
OKAY, WE NEED TO REBLOG THE FUCK OUT OF THIS. EVEN IF YOU’RE NOT AN ANIMAL PERSON, YOUR FOLLOWERS NEED TO SEE THIS. ESPECIALLY DURING THE HEIGHT OF VACATION SEASON. DO NOT SUPPORT SEA PARKS WITH CAPTIVE WHALES. IT’S NOT ENVIRONMENTAL PROPAGANDA (I can’t believe I even used those words) IT’S A REAL ISSUE AND IT’S NOT A MATTER OF PROOF, IT’S A MATTER OF COVERING IT UP AND IGNORING IT!
It’s really, really good to see this getting around so furiously now. This makes me BEYOND happy.
It’s a shame that this film isn’t going to be in all cinemas, but one should seriously seek the time to go see it because there’s a lot of things that people are completely unaware of like uh yea how the gene pool for these orcas is slowly closing?? and the orcas are being inbred?
The orca that died most recently, Vicky, after 10 months of life? Her mother was bred to her uncle. And there have been instances where orcas in captivity were impregnated by their sons.
Moreover, there are still orcas which exist in these parks which were CAPTURED. Tilikum? Captured off of Iceland. Lolita? Off of Washington. Corky? You know what’s more depressing is that they’ve played clips of their families to them in the past and they would react. Corky started shaking violently when the sounds of her family were played to her. It’s just sad because these animals are so intelligent. They can probably /remember/ these things being done to them. They probably remember their families, and that’s just beyond depressing to think about.
ughughughguh. yea this is something I’m really passionate about.
even if you’re indifferent, or enjoy seaworld, just don’t be ignorant. look up some of this stuff, man. a lot of it’s heartbreaking.
It’s really great to see people earnestly interested in the issue of captivity of marine mammals. Then again, in the 90s-00s generation, we’ve been born into an interesting era where many species of animals have always been protected and we’ve been raised to expect that sort of protection of animals. However, that seems like that shall change very soon in the state of Hawaii. (Nervous for sea turtles, but thats another deal). I have to say though, it’s especially refreshing to know that there are people who see captivity for its faults (and admittedly many benefits as well) but understand where to draw the line as to what is a realistic cause to strive for. I mean, tossing every captive orca we have into the sea to be all free willy would be very irresponsible and make matters worse for the animal, but in this day and age we really don’t need to (and shouldn’t) be doing any more captures.
It’s a very touchy issue for people in that “marine mammal world.” I know I have to be careful about how I voice my opinions on captivity at work and school. It’s hard to talk about captivity and stay professional, especially for a student with no real super credentials. Its very easy for me to end up sounding like a “blubber-lover” rather than a real student.
In any case, I really wanna see Blackfish too, but its never going to be played in my area sadly. Oh well, I’ll have to get my hands on a copy eventually so I can watch it with some friends and some other students too.
ugh I blabbed again
Oh man, all these people are playing Animal Crossing New Leaf and it’s their first Animal Crossing game ever and they’re totally missing out on some poignant story elements.
this is why sable has always been my favorite
Animal Crossing has lots of little things that turn out to be quite the gem!
He thinks he’s cool but… no one cares about soccer. So despite his great athleticism… he’s still a nerd to the rest of the school.
He has a name I don’t remember, but I’m still trying to find his design. Maybe he’ll find a new name too.