SeaWorld is a world of hurt. Too small pens, drugged orcas, separating mamas from their babies: it's all terrible and should in no way be patronized. Here are some SeaWorld alternative that your kids will love.
There are cases of captive dolphins killing themselves because of stress and being depressed. They are wrenched from their close-knit "pods" or family groups and like us, suffer from being apart and away from their loved ones!
Suicide Attempts From intentionally flinging themselves out of their tanks to swallowing inedible stones, many dolphins and orcas have decided a life in a tank is a life not worth living. There have been many records of captive cetacean suicide attempts. If this isn’t an absolutely determinate sign these animals don’t belong in confined spaces, what is?