Watch 50 Years of Marine Mammal Captivity

Whales and dolphins have been held in marine parks long before SeaWorld.
Jun 14, 2016·
TakePart Staff

SeaWorld’s announcement in March that it would stop breeding killer whales marked a turning point for the marine park industry and the anti-captivity movement. It was just the latest milestone in the long history of displaying marine mammals for entertainment, from Flippy, the first performing dolphin, to Shamu, SeaWorld’s famous killer whale. Watch how the marine park business began and where it and the movement to free the whales are going.

FULL COVERAGE Captive: The Movement to Free Marine Mammals