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David Kirby

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Death at SeaWorld by David  Kirby
"One of the best books I have read. Everyone should pick up this book because its such an eye opener. It is very well written and interesting enough that you won't want to but it down. Prior to reading this book the documentary The Cove had put me..." Read more of this review »
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Death at SeaWorld by David  Kirby
"Death at SeaWorld is by far one of the best books I have ever read. I've been very active in the anti-captivity movement in the last six months. I've been highly anticipating Kirby's book for many obvious reasons but more so to have a deeper in-de..." Read more of this review »
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“What we should enjoy, perhaps, is not their performance, but the mere fact of their existence. That, we believe, is wonder enough.”
David Kirby, Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

“One faction views SeaWorld as a Garden Hilton for killer whales, and the other views it as a Hanoi Hilton for killer whales.”
David Kirby, Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity
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“Nearly one-quarter of all orcas captured for display during the late sixties and early seventies showed signs of bullet wounds. Royal Canadian fighter pilots used to bomb orcas during practice runs, and in 1960, private fishing lodges on Vancouver Island persuaded the Canadian government to install a machine gun at Campbell River to cull the orca population.”
David Kirby, Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity
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