SeaWorld Secretly Shipped 24 Dolphins to Abu Dhabi

PETA has simply realized that SeaWorld secretly shipped 24 dolphins—two of whom have been “rescued” after which placed on public show—to Abu Dhabi to be exploited at its new park there. In the meantime, the general public stays unaware that “rescued” dolphins are getting used as breeding machines and compelled to carry out methods.

If these dolphins are wholesome sufficient to be moved around the globe, they’re wholesome sufficient to be launched into coastal sanctuaries. Study the names and histories of the 24 dolphins SeaWorld simply shipped 1000’s of miles throughout the globe:

Alice, Haven, and Zip Shipped From SeaWorld San Antonio

After her “rescue” in 2007, Sea World San Antonio imprisoned Alice to make use of her as a breeding machine and pressure her to carry out methods in a concrete pool. SeaWorld bred her in its dolphin-breeding program, wherein employees pull feminine dolphins out of the water—typically after drugging them in order that they will’t battle again—and shove tubes full of semen into their uteruses.

Alice gave start to 2 calves through this compelled synthetic insemination: 9-year-old Haven, whom SeaWorld additionally shipped to Abu Dhabi, and 3-year-old Cooper, who stays captive at SeaWorld San Antonio.

Zip, the opposite “rescued” dolphin shipped to SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, had been confined on the San Antonio park since 2016.

Tiger, Potter, Tinker, Roka, Dexter, Delilah, Storm, Naia, and Nala Shipped From SeaWorld Orlando

Tiger, Potter, and Tinker have been born in comparatively tiny concrete tanks at SeaWorld Orlando in Florida, the place they spent their whole lives till the park shipped them off to SeaWorld Abu Dhabi to proceed struggling in chemically-treated swimming pools.

15-year outdated Roka and 20-year outdated Naia have been born at Discovery Cove and despatched to SeaWorld Orlando round 2009, the place Naia gave start to her calf, Rhett—who died earlier than he was even 2 years outdated. Dexter, Delilah, and Storm have been born at Discovery Cove and later moved to SeaWorld Orlando the place they have been positioned in synthetic social teams, which might result in frustration and aggression.

Nala was born at SeaWorld San Antonio to her mom, Nikki—whom SeaWorld sexually abused as a part of its sordid breeding program—and was then despatched to SeaWorld Orlando in 2019. SeaWorld compelled her to endure one other lengthy, severely hectic journey to the Abu Dhabi park 1000’s of miles away.

Forcing dolphins to carry out methods for vacationers in alternate for meals is typical at merciless marine parks like SeaWorld.

Daphne, Venus, Connie, Kali, Blue, and Bodie Shipped From SeaWorld San Diego

Daphne was born at SeaWorld San Diego, the place she remained for 23 years. There, she gave start to her solely calf, Osa—who died at simply 9 months outdated—and later reportedly suffered a miscarriage in 2012. As a substitute of releasing her, and 5 different dolphins who had been born on the San Diego park—together with Venus, Connie, Kali, Blue, and Bodie—to a coastal sanctuary, SeaWorld shipped them 8,400 miles to Abu Dhabi.

Reef, Skye, Eden, Kona, Lola, and Sparrow Shipped From Discovery Cove

Reef, Skye, Eden, Kona, and Lola have been born at SeaWorld’s Discovery Cove in Orlando, the place they spent their whole lives till they have been shipped around the globe to the Abu Dhabi park. Each Reef and Skye have been born into a lifetime of depressing captivity through compelled synthetic insemination.

At simply 9 years outdated, Sparrow has already been captive at three marine parks: SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, and now SeaWorld Abu Dhabi.

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Dolphins swim huge distances daily within the ocean. They don’t belong in depressing marine park tanks.

Inform SeaWorld to Cease Breeding Dolphins and Ship Them to Seaside Sanctuaries

Within the ocean, dolphins might swim as much as 60 miles per day in household pods—however merciless marine parks like SeaWorld confine these curious, intelligent animals to cramped, barren tanks.

It’s time for SeaWorld to finish its decades-long run of abusing dolphins as breeding machines in an effort to create extra generations of animals to take advantage of. You might help them by telling SeaWorld to finish its dolphin-breeding program and to maneuver all of the dolphins and whales it at the moment confines to seaside sanctuaries, the place they might dive to better depths, swim longer distances, and dwell free from exploitation:

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